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Corpus Christi Church (Kosciol Bozego Ciala)

Northeast corner of Plac Wolnica, Krakow, Poland (Kazimierz)
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Ranked #17 of 137 attractions in Krakow
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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90 reviews 90 reviews
66 attraction reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The first thing you notice when you walk in is just how big it is. The alter which was being worked on is a long way from the door, the carving are a wonder. It’s a wonder the church wasn't plundered in the war as some of the fittings are truly amazing. Didn’t have long to take a good look... More

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Belfast
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46 reviews 46 reviews
11 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I always like visiting churches on holidays as much to take stock of things between eating and drinking to excess. This church did the trick. Beautiful!

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Krakow, Poland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

one of the most beautiful churches we have visited on our trip, the inside is full of wonderful decorations and ornate objects

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Miami Beach, Florida
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69 reviews 69 reviews
18 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Poland's rulers and the majority of its citizenry are fiercely Catholic and even in the heart of the restored Jewish quarter (not to be confused with the ghetto in Podgorze where inmates were interred prior to the WWII liquidation and annihilation) there stands this massive Church with an antique interior dedicated to Christ in the Blessed Sacrament. A must see... More

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Arrived via electric buggy tour into courtyard. Interior impressive not no history available an no photographs allowed wish was a pity. In and out in 10 mins.

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Bewdley
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23 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

This church situated in the Jewish quarter, is just gorgeous. I have not seen all the church's and cathedrals in Krakow (i think there are around 120) but I have seen a few and they are extremely ornate. Black and gold seems to be the theme, but they are all individual and this one really struck a chord, definitely worth... More

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Nashville, Indiana
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

St Stanislaus (Kazimerczyk) is entombed here. He died in 1489. He was beatified by the Pope in April of 1993 and canonised by Benedict XVI in October, 2010. The arches in the interior rise it seems everywhere. No matter what "religion" or walk by faith in Christ, it is truly amazing to see this 600 years after his death.

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edinburgh
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

We went here and I was stunned with the beauty of this place, I'm not religious but was So touched by this place, I am planning on going back with my daughter just to visit both here and salt mine.

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

our tour guide took us there (despite noy being on our itinery) Never seen such a beautiful church - although it looks quite dark inside you must appreciate the work and beauty

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Newtownards
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3 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Visited this church as part of a city tour. Our guide took us to the church and invited us to go inside. I have never seen a place of worship so ornately decorated, everything is either black or gold coloured. The church is moderate in size but the style of decoration enhances the overall appearance. I would have no hesitation... More

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