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Franciscan Church (Kosciol Franciszkanow)

Plac Wszystkich Swietych 1, Krakow, Poland
+48 12 422 53 76
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Decorated with vibrant colors and Stanislaw Wyspianski’s famous stained glass window “God the Father.”
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good34%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“stained glass” (76 reviews)
“art nouveau” (33 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Plac Wszystkich Swietych 1, Krakow, Poland
Stare Miasto
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+48 12 422 53 76
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"stained glass"
in 76 reviews
"art nouveau"
in 33 reviews
"stanislaw wyspianski"
in 19 reviews
"painted walls"
in 9 reviews
"shroud of turin"
in 8 reviews
"unique interior"
in 4 reviews
"side chapels"
in 5 reviews
"john paul"
in 6 reviews
"sunny day"
in 8 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 16 reviews
"on display"
in 5 reviews
"the main square"
in 8 reviews
"old town"
in 12 reviews
"wawel castle"
in 4 reviews
"murals"
in 12 reviews
"pew"
in 8 reviews
"beauty"
in 19 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very dark and Gothic interior and somewhat spooky. Well worth a visit just to see the splendid architecture. would heartily recommend.

Thank Karen B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The church is fine, but is worthy to step in just to see stained glass works. Try to find this place when the sun is outside. Stained glass is visible.

Thank 798klon
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Reviewed May 13, 2018

Unique interior with bursts of colors. Not your typical church interior. We truly enjoyed the inside of this church with its stained glass windows and colorful walls. Absolutely beautiful!! A must see to compare. The outside brick walls do not show the beauty inside!

Thank Famluv2travel
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Reviewed April 27, 2018

This church is a lovely and inspiritational place of worship. It is across the street from the bishop's residence, where Pope JP2 was formed in the underground seminary and where he was ordained and lived as bishop. It is also where he regularly prayed (the...More

Thank Rcdown78
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Reviewed April 25, 2018

You need to visit this to see all the kings buried there. Avoid afternoons, there will be a lot of tourists.

Thank Ann H
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Reviewed April 24, 2018

This is an absolutely gorgeous church, which was quite empty when i visited it during the early noon. When I returned in the afternoon, there was a ceremony there and the acoustics was phenomenal. The interior of the church is beautiful and provides numerous photo-ops,...More

Thank TheShis
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Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

You can enter this beautiful church free of charge, as many tourists do. It’s a brilliant photo opportunity (flash prohibited), and an oasis of calm and quiet from the city centre.

Thank Laurie C
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Reviewed March 27, 2018

Franciscan Church is a beautiful church located at Plac Wszystkich Swietych 1. It is well worth a visit. Free to go in.

Thank hulagirlSurrey
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Reviewed March 20, 2018

This is a beautiful church. The main stained glass window is exquisite although I thought it didn't quite match the rest of the church. The walls are absolutely beautiful. Unfortunately couldn't visit the whole church as there was an interview going on.

Thank Carolina G
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Reviewed March 8, 2018

Free of charge This church has amazing frescoes and it's definitely the most beautiful church that I have seen in Krakow!! Absolutely amazing stained glass windows by Wyspiański!!!

Thank Eva T
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Ricardo N
March 19, 2018|
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Response from Howlo | Reviewed this property |
When I visited, there was a service occurring, there was a sign stating "No Flash" photography. It is a stunning church, hope you get some great photos.
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TurnipTownsend
December 19, 2014|
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Response from Daytripper24182 | Reviewed this property |
I've done a similar thing before - I had to copy the review so I wouldn't loose it, delete it using the online form, then paste the review in the correct area....you can find the form in the Trip Advisor Help Centre - they... More
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