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Plac Katedralny 18, Wroclaw 50-329, Poland
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Built in a Gothic style during the 13th century it holds two bell towers and an impressive facade. After visiting its dark yet intriguing interior, we decided to pay the 5zl ticket and take the elevator up the northern tower. The view from the top...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank thomasozbun
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in Wroclaw this is definitely something that you need to see. This cathedral is so grand. It is also impressive to see how it was restored after the war. Enjoy

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank tek82018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Wroclaw last month and while wondering around decided to go and visit this church, which was on the way to our hotel. The church is less adorned then others we have seen recently, but it had some lovely inscriptions, paintings and altar. Overall...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Gabriele1989
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

That great cathedral of St.John definitely deserves to be visited. Architecture and interior is really stunning. Cathedral gives possibility of great panorama of Wroclaw. After climbing of abt. 40 narrow, steps, elevator takes you above for magnificent views on the city. Tickets for panorama are...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Teona D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Located in the old town on Cathedral Island this is one impressive building. Well worth going back after dark to see it all lit up. If you time it just right you will get to see the street gas lamps being lit at dusk.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Steve-and-Andie
Reviewed December 5, 2018 via mobile

Truly beautiful religious building. Very well maintained and peaceful . A calm oasis in the middle of the city. We went in at dusk and when we came out all the trees were lit up and the lamp lighter was doing his rounds lighting the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Fastrac
Reviewed December 3, 2018

A very impressive cathedral to visit with great views available all round the building. Some stunning architecture and well worth seeing. Take a walk inside and remember to be quiet whilst there !

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SteveM1401
Reviewed December 1, 2018

Wroclaw Cathedral also known as the Church of St. John the Baptist and located in the old town area of Ostrow Tumski. This is well worth the ten minute stroll from Market Square. The view from the roadway leading to the cathedral really gives you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

Without a shadow of a doubt one of the most popular tourist attractions on Cathedral Island ,this is the fourth incarnation of a cathedral on this site. Built between 1272 and 1341 the Cathedral was built in the Gothic style architecture ,the spires at 98...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 293neilk
Reviewed November 23, 2018

This is a wonderful cathedral that is very nice outside and in. The twin spires are most impressive, but inside is even more impressive - huge stained glass windows, wonderful decoration, and commemorative plaques. Absolutely worth a visit!

Date of experience: November 2018
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