Churches/ Cathedrals in Krakow

Churches & Cathedrals in Krakow, Poland

Churches & Cathedrals in Krakow

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  • Ida Heiseldal
    Fredrikstad, Norway25 contributions
    Gorgeous church, even more beautiful on the inside than on the outside. Holds masses regularly on Sundays, I noticed, and has separate entrances in between masses for tourists and people who come to pray, which I found respectful and orderly. Centrally located in the Old Town of Krakow, and I was lucky enough to get a pretty little view of it from my hotel room balcony as well.
    Written May 26, 2022
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  • PhilMc1987
    Scotlandwell, UK168 contributions
    Entry is only about £2.00 per person so not much to loose.

    The church is full of stained glass, carvings and artwork throughout.
    Written December 10, 2021
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  • jbg74
    Saint Paul, MN823 contributions
    The primary reason to visit this church is the sculptures of Jesus and the 11 Apostles outside the church. The interior is fairly standard for a European Catholic church but the sculptures outside are definitely worth a stop.
    Written August 12, 2021
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  • YuiOkami
    Szczecin, Poland191 contributions
    One of the most beautiful churches I have ever been. The external façade delights with details, while the interior is calm and subdued.
    Written April 30, 2022
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  • HCovik
    Atlanta, GA3,299 contributions
    Given all the upheaval in Krakow over the centuries I am surprised this church still stands there after almost 1000 years. It's one of the oldest stone churches in Poland. It stands at the south-eastern corner of the huge Market Square and most people entering the square via Grodzka Street will likely not even notice it, being fixated on the huge square instead. People don't realize that this church preceded the Square by nearly a century. As the area surrounding the church has been repaved multiple times, the floor of the church now lays well below street level.
    The inside of the church feels a bit cramped. It's still in use and entrance is free. The inside is by far not as opulent of many of the other churches, but still worth a visit. As said, it is free and since you'll be at the square anyway..............................
    Written September 28, 2019
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  • TripMitch123
    Cleveland, OH6 contributions
    The Bernardino church at the foot of Wawel Hill is a sight to behold. The entire altar complex is covered with gold leaf. The effect is overwhelming. Only problem is that it was hard to photograph it with accurate impression. The church has an audio guide which is free for visitors to use. Stop in, if only to rest your weary feet after traipsing through Krakow.
    Written December 6, 2019
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  • Richard K
    London, UK18 contributions
    This is a gem Huge inside There is some restoration works going on but don't let that spoil your visit
    Written March 8, 2020
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  • markb120
    Karnei Shomron, Palestinian Territories1,832 contributions
    Beautiful barocco church. Excellent decorations and art masterpieces. Also the organ sounds are extraordinary.
    Written January 26, 2020
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  • HCovik
    Atlanta, GA3,299 contributions
    What caught my eye first was the arcaded chapel-like structure in front of the church near the church entrance. It's know as the Garden of Olives and used to be the cemetery chapel and has some interesting late 15th century sculptures.

    The church itself is Gothic and built in the 2nd half of the 14th century as a cemetery chapel. It was remodeled in the 17th century in the baroque style and it pretty much looks now as it looked then. The arcaded area outside is what reminds us of its original function.

    The Gothic crucifix in the high altar and a stone Pieta in a chapel remind of us earlier days. The church is still rich when it comes to decorations and frescoes. but less over the top as its other baroque siblings. The fact that it belonged to the Jesuits for quite some time may have something to do with it. The church is free, so do not hesitate to walk in.
    Written September 28, 2019
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  • Traveller8071
    France2,219 contributions
    Nice churche to discover behind Florian gate, bit a side but architecture merits to be seen. You ll find it 200m from Florian gate when going straight ahead from gate
    Written August 29, 2020
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  • Linda B
    Raleigh, NC2,210 contributions
    The colorful exterior caught my eye and since it's hard for me to walk past any church...of course I went inside! It's a beautiful 12th century church located just off the main square. Definitely stop in if you're in the neighborhood.
    Written January 12, 2020
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  • pawel_hbg
    Sopot, Poland9,377 contributions
    It is definitely one of the most beautiful Gothic churches in Kraków. Unfortunately most of its furnishings were lost in the 19th century though the Baroque high altar from 1634 survives. However the cloister built in the time of Kazimierz the Great and decorated with Gothic murals and 17th century paintings is worth seeing, as is the south porch decorated with stonework and tracery.
    Written June 12, 2020
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  • saul g
    Tel Aviv, Israel1,101 contributions
    This beautiful , Gothic style 13th Cent. small church is located only a few minutes walk from St. Marry Basilica , on the north east corner of Old Town Krakow . A very nice example of the many churches you may find and enjoy while strolling the Old Town . Not as famous maybe , but worth a visit if you love churches .
    Written June 20, 2019
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  • Gill Murphy
    Sowerby Bridge, UK437 contributions
    We stumbled across the church of St Joseph and the Convent Of Bernardine Nuns whilst walking around the Old Town. It is absolutely beautiful inside, the Alter is spectacular worth a visit.
    Written June 8, 2019
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  • George B
    Aberdeen, UK1,548 contributions
    We came across this when walking from the Square to Wawel Cathedral and Castle at No 67 Grodzka.
    It is a 12th century church in the Dominican Order. It dates from the 14th century.
    In Ulica Grodzka at the rear of the church at the base of Wawel Hill there is a Karyn Massacre Memorial, a fairly simple cross where the Russian N.K.V.D. In 1940 when 22,000 Polish officers were transported to Katyn Forests and were executed.
    Well worth a visit when in Krakow.
    Written September 16, 2019
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