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Address: ul. Bpa. Edmunda Nowickiego 5, Gdansk 80-330, Poland
Phone Number: 48585524765
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Great Organ Recital

Beautiful setting in a park. Largest organ in the world when built baroque carvings of angels with moving parts who play trumpets or timbale.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful setting in a park. Largest organ in the world when built baroque carvings of angels with moving parts who play trumpets or timbale.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I'm not someone who wants to look at too many churches when on holiday, and I'm not a fan of organ music. Having said that, the organ recital was quite extraordinary, and the claims made for this organ are not exagerated. Check the times of recitals as they change according to date.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful cathedral with excellent architecture. It is situated right beside Oliwa Park which is lovely. Nice gardens, ponds and seating areas.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This Cathedral is the most important church in Gdansk. The building in itself can tell the city story.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a place you cannot afford to miss we went along and has a listen to a very fine organist and man could he play.Believe me If you do not do anything else do not miss this Iam not a religious man but I really enjoyed this.

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Thank William K
Gdansk, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The organ in the Oliwa Cathedral is not only impressive because of fantastic music but also because of its wooden architecture and sculptures. Attending a concert there is must to be experienced attraction in Gdansk

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once you enter Oliwa Cathedral, you feel it's mighty and grace, peacefulness and depth. The most astonishing (for me) was it's organ. It is astonishing, it covers you with music like a waterfall and makes you drown in it's powerful tones and voices, and enjoy. If you can, plan your trip during one of the organ music festivals or contests... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

30 or so of us went for a recital on the magnificent organ which has statues with instruments that move at appropriate moments. I was spellbound .

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Thank Gordon R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This church deserves more than the quick visit we gave it 😊. We heard a little bit of the organ concert when we arrived and walked through a bit later. Surrounding park is also lovely.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have spent a lot of time in Europe and have seen many Cathedrals but this one is stunning. You must come to hear the organ being played. Check the website for times.

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