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Church of St. Andrew (Kosciol Swietogo Andrzeja)

At the midpoint of Grodzka | on the east side, Krakow, Poland (Stare Miasto)
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Ranked #18 of 119 Attractions in Krakow
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Cultural
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Cultural

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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180 reviews 180 reviews
114 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Beautiful old, very old church (app. 900 years old). While on Grodzka street you cannot miss that one. Just next to Saints Peter and Paul church.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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51 attraction reviews
508 helpful votes 508 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Open the door, move the curtain and inside and the altar and pulpit are worth a photo or two. They are behind a locked grill but it doesn't spoil the view. It is easy too miss but don't. The information board inside talks about the Order of Clare and a notice board in the courtyard details the church. Popular with... More 

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Ireland
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199 reviews 199 reviews
48 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This small church is easy to miss but if you visit St Peter and Paul's much larger church next door, take the time to visit. Not the most attractive externally, its beauty is all internal. Don't miss it.

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Melbourne, Australia
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741 helpful votes 741 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

This church is one of the oldest in Krakow and was built towards the end of the 11th C. It has a double function as a defensive tower and was called the Lower Castle. It withstood the Mongol invasion of 1241. Today it remains a fine example of Romanesque architecture and its twin octagonal towers are impressively lit up at... More 

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Ridgetown
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364 reviews 364 reviews
236 attraction reviews
185 helpful votes 185 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

This much smaller church, next to the Church of St. Peter and St. Paul is absolutely beautiful inside, though not much to look at from outside, It is free and well worth a quick look.

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vancouver
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50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

This is the most amazing church and I have seen many throughout the world! It is absolutely beautiful with far too many unique features to describe. It is almost overwhelming as each inch is worth looking at and appreciating every bit. It is an absolute must if you are going to Krakow.

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Adelaide, Australia
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014 via mobile

Whilst we were lost in Krakow, we found this church. Absolutely beautiful and would recommend visiting throughout your trip.

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ireland
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

This wonderful little church is right beside st peter and pauls church it is a doorway in the wall go down steps and open the door it looks as if it is private but you will be blown away by its beauty when you go inside,

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Easy to miss, this beautiful small church as it is dwarfed by the huge Jesuit Church next door but just take a few minutes out to look, it is free and worth doing. It is a beautifully preserved Romanesque gem with the most amazing Baroque decoration including a pulpit in the shape of a huge silver sailing ship.

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Bernardsville, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

most people walk right past it. Enter the court yard, turn the handle on the huge door, and see what's inside, it will truley amaze.

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