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Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

Wroclaw, Poland
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Ranked #10 of 54 Attractions in Wroclaw
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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Greenville, South Carolina
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339 reviews 339 reviews
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110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

Very proud church that was visited by Pope John Paul....been restored and is looking better each time we visit.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

Beautiful Cathedral full of history... Make sure you climb the stairs and take the lift to the very top.. outstanding views.. Small charge..

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

You can visit it during the day, but you also have to visit it at night, as it's architecture really stands out. It can have a "In the name of the rose" atmosphere. It did, in my case!

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Really nice place to spend a few hours, nice interior and great views of the city from the tower. Good little tea shop about 100m from the cathedral towards the bridge

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Berlin, Germany
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10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

During daylight this cathedral is spectacular enough, but when it gets dark and the gas-lamp lighter has done his rounds, the flood-lights and spot-lights come on and illuminate a whole new dimension of awe.

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Chandler, Arizona, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The history at this cathedral was AMAZING! There are plenty of wall hangings if you poke around (in english) that give you all the details you would want. If you're a church buff this is a must see!

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Dublin, Ireland
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Was brought here on the free walking tour. We were told the history of it along with the architecture. Beautiful church and shows how powerful Catholicism was and still is in Poland. Really enjoyed it and would definitely recommend it as part of your trip to Wroclaw

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South Coast of England
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116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Across the river from the main town the cathedral with its twin towers is an impressive brick building of such a mixture of architectural styles it is hard to trace its origins. The tower gives a good view of the immediate area and some of the main town over the river. The trip up the tower went via a strange... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

I have been guided by friends who live in Wroclaw and had the chance to see if in the afternoon when there is not that much people. This place is gorgeous and they said that during daylight hours you can also get to the roof

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Mertola, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The cathedral of st. John is in the Rynek square, one of the most beautiful squares I have ever seen. I loved Wraclaw. The cathedral was partially destroyed during the second world war and is now rebuilt.

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