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All reviews organ recital moving parts minute concert great organ ave maria main altar white walls beautiful music works of art beautiful park large church gothic architecture lovely church worth the trip gdansk centre worth the effort old town
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The cathedral is huge, all the walls are painted white, but the interior is very impressive and full of paintings, sculptures etc. The organ is huge as well and it’s sound is wonderful. Worth a detour while visiting Gdansk.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Arnon R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Oliwa Cathedral it’s a long (107 m), brick basilica with a transept and farmyard surrounding the presbytery, constructed in stages during the Roman and Roman-gothic (13th Century) and gothic (second half of the 14th Century) periods. The cathedral’s main claims to fame are its magnificent...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank magdalenauw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Surprised the Cathedral was only the size of a fairly large church, however it was a beautiful building. The ceilings were fantastic very ornate. The bust of Pope John Paul II was extremely impressive and lifelike. Glad we took time to visit on our way...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 28, 2018

Cathedral have not typical layout - very long inside, 23 altars left deep value, also participate on Sunday Mass and occurs this day seven ordinants consecration to priests - was great ceremony.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 28, 2018

We visited the Cathedral because Oliwa district was recommend on trip advisor and elsewhere - we weren't disappointed. The cathedral interior is beautiful, especially that alter area but the real bonus is hearing the 7,000+ pipes organ. We were there in October 2018 and there...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

I took the commuter train here from central Gdansk. The cathedral is an easy walk from the station through a large and gorgeous park. The cathedral itself has a rather simple beauty inside and out. It may not be as lavishly decorated as some, but...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 20, 2018

We happened to visit this church and the surrounding monastery and gardens late on a sunny Sunday morning and we were treated to some beautiful organ music both classical and traditional. The compound is tranquil yet alive with visitors who come to enjoy the gardens...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 18, 2018

If you are staying in Gdansk it is quite a journey to Oliwa although the public transport is reasonably good. A taxi fare cost us 50 ztl but we found it still reasonable considering that it dropped us outside the front door of the cathedral....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 17, 2018

Being in Gdansk it pays to visit this nice Cathedral. It is much nicer than other churches that we have seen there. But the highlight is the park that surrounds it.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

I was looking for a place to go to Mass. I was in Gdynia for work for the week. I found this Cathedral and took an Uber. What a beautiful and amazing place, I Love how the Polish sing in mass it’s so Amazing. Plus...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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klik
July 19, 2016|
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Response from mary_elizabeth_me | Reviewed this property |
When I was there in Sept 2018 the Organ played after Each Mass on Sunday. Not sure if it’s changed. The Mass times are in the photos on Trip Advisor.
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January 19, 2015|
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Response from michel k | Reviewed this property |
Nog thans nog possible beter take a taxi iets cheap
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