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This statue is a memorial to the Jesuit priest Piotr Skargais whose remains are buried in the... read more

Reviewed July 13, 2019
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Hidden gem.

Not the most obvious statue in Krakow, in fact the street where it is was bustling, but I was the... read more

Reviewed May 25, 2019
Dodworth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed July 13, 2019

This statue is a memorial to the Jesuit priest Piotr Skargais whose remains are buried in the nearby church of St Peter and St Paul. It’s a very tall statue mounted on a long slender plinth so is not particularly outstanding when walking along the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed May 25, 2019 via mobile

Not the most obvious statue in Krakow, in fact the street where it is was bustling, but I was the only one who had seemed to notice it, it’s in a small square just off the main thoroughfare from the old town market square to...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed January 27, 2019 via mobile

Walking down Ulica Grodkza there's so much to see and do ,teeming with pubs, bars and restaurants and some amazing architecture and interesting features and the Monument To Peter Skarga is one such interesting site that you will see. The monument is in honour of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed October 27, 2018

It's a nice statue, not too much to do here but to look at it. It's right by a big church so it's nice to walk over the street and have a look at it, it's in the middle of a little square.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed July 14, 2018

Even though this monument is placed in the center of this tiny square, Plac Magdaleny, it did not grab my attention, mainly because the bronze statue is placed so high up the slender tall granite pedestal. It was very difficult to see facial features, something...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank retireeVancouver
Reviewed July 8, 2018

It's a statue. Of Peter Skarga. I am not sure how something like this could be either excellent or terrible. I mean, it is just a statue, of Peter Skarga, in the middle of Krakow.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed April 26, 2018

This lovely and imposing statue is located just in front of the St. Peter and St. Paul church, as if gazing at the church.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank TheShis
Reviewed March 27, 2018

The Statue of Piotr Skarga is opposite to the church of St Peter and Paul at Plac Swietej Marii Magdaleny.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank hulagirlSurrey
Reviewed January 26, 2018

Visited on Friday 6th October. This statue is situated opposite the Church of St Peter and St Paul. Most people stand near it to take a picture of the church over the road not realising its there. When you visit take some time to look...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed December 29, 2017

The monument to Peter Skarga is just opposit the Church Of St Peter and St Paul. Not a must do but nice if your passing.

Date of experience: December 2017
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