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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Busy on Sunday, but amazing artwork and architecture. Absolutely stunning. Went in for a quick exploration as I love the artwork in churches

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank TrishaJL
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting Cathedral in the center of city. Interior is very beautiful outside and wonderful inside. Huge building, that you can't not notice, walking in city. Atmosphere is very warm, quiet and religion. It will be interesting for visiting as for just tourists and believers.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AleksanderKiev
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Beautiful interesting church on the Royal Way.Outside you see the statue of Christ carrying the Holy Cross. Inside the small chapel to Pope John Paul II and Chopin's heart and an impressive altar. Very peaceful.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Paul T
Reviewed November 8, 2018

Chopin's heart is stored inside the pillar on the wall. The church is right next to Nicolaus Copernicus' statue in front of the Warsaw Scientific Society.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Herbert L
Reviewed October 19, 2018

This is a beautiful church and has Chopin's heart in it. The outside is covered up for renovations, but don't let this put you off entering.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LadyBeeTravel
Reviewed October 14, 2018

The church of the Holy Cross dates back to the 17th century but has been severely damaged more than once, most recently by the German invaders during WWII. It has been used for many important ceremonies including the funeral of the political thinker Stanislaw Staszic...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank John H
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

Were told by the tour guide that one of Chopin’s dying wishes was to have his “heart” buried in Warsaw, his birthplace, while his body rested in Paris. He was only 39 when he passed away. His good friend honored his wish and brought his...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank vivtsang
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

We were told the story by a walking tour guide,of Chopín being refused repatriation after his death to his beloved Poland by the French government and how he employed a surgeon to remove his Heart for his sister to smuggle it home.... We felt compelled...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 1, 2018

My wife and I came here without realizing how beautiful it was inside. We were a bit turned off by the scaffolding but realize that "maintenance must be done" and went inside. We were very impressed with how beautiful it was, organ, and of course,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

Under renovation and covered in scaffold and plastic it would be easy to miss. We spotted the bench close by which told the story of Chopin's heart so walked back to check if the church was open. A helpful elderly local gentleman pointed out all...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Sorry I don't know, I suggest you contact the Church direct or check their website for Mass times.
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