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Old town church

This church is located close by my favourite restaurant Zapieciek in on Old town. Just around the... read more

Reviewed June 3, 2019
Coryy20
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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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An early 17th century Mannerist-Baroque church

Built between 1609 & 1629, I imagine almost all visitors to Warsaw will visit this fine church as... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
John H
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London, United Kingdom
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Jun 3, 2019
“Old town church ”
Oct 14, 2018
“An early 17th century Mannerist-Baroque church”
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Reviewed June 3, 2019 via mobile

This church is located close by my favourite restaurant Zapieciek in on Old town. Just around the corner from castle square. It's a but sandwiched between many buildings and if not for its unusual shape, it would have been very easy to have been overlooked.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 20, 2019

The first thing you notice is the impressive doors. Beautiful alter. It is an active church with people inside. It was nice to sit and pray.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

Built between 1609 & 1629, I imagine almost all visitors to Warsaw will visit this fine church as it stands next door to Warsaw Cathedral. Like so many other buildings in the city, this church was almost completely destroyed in 1944 by the German invaders...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 9, 2017

This church is in the old town and next to the cathedral. although a nice church there are far better churches to visit in terms of splendour.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed September 12, 2017

You will know this church by the front doors, an impressive piece of modern art. The doors are the work of Polish artist Igor Mitoraj. I have seen more of his massive and sometimes disturbing work in Krakow and London. Located adjacent to the cathedral,...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed September 1, 2017

The Sanctuary of our lady of graces is a place you can enter if you pass by but it is certainly not a must see.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 19, 2017

What struck me most about this church were the numerous rosary beads hanging on the walls circling the main altar. When I returned home, I tried researching why they were there but so far have not been able to find the answer. Compared to other...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed May 7, 2017 via mobile

If you plan to visit the beautiful St John's Archcathedral there is a good chance that you will probably not even pay a visit to this church even though it is a beautiful church and located adjacent to the cathedral,it's not as famous nor is...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed April 27, 2017

With this being right next to the more famous cathedral many people pass it by and don't realise that it is there. Go in, it's a hidden gem! The artwork on the doors alone is worth a look. In contrast to it's neighbour it is...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed April 26, 2017

After admiring the grand two tone facade we saw the remarkable three sculptures on the door. A novel feature at an entrance. Inside we were immediately captivated by the marvellous suspended semi-ellipsoid of rosary beads primarily but also little holy plaques. An unusual but most...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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