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Address: ul. Bpa. Edmunda Nowickiego 5, Gdansk 80-330, Poland
Phone Number: +48 58 552 47 65
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Nice church and very good concert

With our guide we got there in good time for the concert. A real bargain for music lovers, but it could be twice the length. Be sure to enjoy watching the organ during the concert... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Arne L
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Oslo, Norway
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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

With our guide we got there in good time for the concert. A real bargain for music lovers, but it could be twice the length. Be sure to enjoy watching the organ during the concert – a nice surprise.

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Gdansk, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are in Gdańsk - Oliwa you must see the cathedral. It' s the heart of Oliwa. That's a special place for all visitors: people interested in history, architecture and also for prayers. Don't forget to see listen to the concerts.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the 'musts' for church visits here. Wonderful craftsmanship and a great feeling of serenity. Take your time and breath in the history.

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Antrim, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A not to be missed venue especially for its architecture and awesome organ - daily demonstrations are provided and these are brilliant to listen to and to observe the movements of the encompassing architectural features. The park within which the building is situated is equally beautiful and within a short signposted walk from the railway station. Loved the place.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

Even if you are not an organ music fan, this place is a must-see. There are free concerts throughout the day except Sundays (small donations will be welcome by the Cathedral). Face the organ during the concert and watch the moving parts - it's not every day that you can see angels in action blowing their trumpets! Seriously though, make... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

An easy 20-minute tram ride from the centre, and a lovely 5-minute walk through the park nearby (get off at Obroncow Westerplatte on either tram 6 or 12 from the central station). If you're there for about 11am, there could be a free recital on the 'all knobs and whistles' organ - well worth joining the coach parties for the... More 

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Espoo, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

This church has been rebuilt few times, but still carries a lot of history, with old graves and wall paintings inside. They organize short organ concerts here several times a day, well worth experiencing.....

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

Easy to access by tram. An outstanding cathedral in a beautiful parkland setting. Situated midway between Gdansk and the coast.

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Boliden, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

Beautiful cathedral, both inside and outside. There are organ concerts during some months, so if you are interested, try to check this in advance. Even though the church is 5-6 km from the city center, there is public transportation, so you should not miss it.

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Inuvik, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

If you need to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city, take the tram to Oliwa. Visit the cathedral which offers daily organ concerts of about 35 minutes. The organ is a powerful one, so be prepared. Entire school classes come as well. Either before or afterwards, do not miss a walk in the beautiful park with... More 

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