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St. Jacob's Church (Chram sv Jakuba)

Address: Namestie Majstra Pavla 52, Levoca 054 01, Slovakia
Phone Number: 053 451 2347
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Ranked #6 of 6 Attractions in Levoca
Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks

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Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Amazing church and we would love more time to look. We were part of a party of 8 persons. My daughter and I were given an English card to follow. It was very rushed and I will recommend that they provide headphone guides as most people including myself will be happy to pay a small addition to the entrance fee.... More 

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53 reviews 53 reviews
3 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

what to say amazing, carvings, statues,paintings and all atmosphere. Only minus was that our guide was on race. She was talking so fast it was almost impossible to understand everything what she said

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Osaka, Japan
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

There were a lot of tourists including us! 15min.walk from Kosice station. I stayed at doubletree hotel,from there within 5min.walk. Must see, if you were in Kosice. There are some nice outside cafe, gelato stores for your fun walk! Compared to major EU countries, everything are quite cheap.It is like you can feel a glance of Bruges at 1/3 travel... More 

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New Delhi, India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

Church of St. Jacob visited in July 2012.The church from the outside it looks very ugly, flaking and crumbling bricks and all this rubbish overgrown with weeds.This is perhaps the oldest church in Slovakia and is very sloppy, such monuments should be renewed and maintained only recently begun to maintenance of the church interior.The interior is not as ugly as... More 

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Krakow, Poland
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2010

On last Saturday (09-10-2010) I came to Levoca, Slovakia to see St. Jacob's Church and it's famous wooden Gothic altars, the largest in Europe, (18.62 m (61.09 ft) in height), created by Master Paul around 1520. The Church is closed, but according to the information hanging on the church' door, it is to be opened for visitors (on Sat.) at... More 

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