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“Beautiful but Dark”

Franciscan Church (Kosciol Franciszkanow)
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Private Krakow Sightseeing Tour
Ranked #17 of 276 things to do in Krakow
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Decorated with vibrant colors and Stanislaw Wyspianski’s famous stained glass window “God the Father.”
Greenwood, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
“Beautiful but Dark”
Reviewed October 16, 2013

A very beautiful church with some great religious art but it is very dark inside if the lights are not on. The side chapel has a great statute of the flagellated Christ and a replica of the Shroud of Turin.
Great gift shop behind the church.

Visited October 2013
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e. providence, ri
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“wow”
Reviewed October 13, 2013

amazing art nouveau decorated church-loved it. Was disappointed not to find a book about it with photos.

Visited October 2013
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Dublin, Ireland
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“very calm”
Reviewed October 8, 2013

we visited early afternoon,very cold but a beautiful building,so much nicer then any i have ever seen

Visited March 2013
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Fallon, Nevada
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“JP II's place of worship”
Reviewed October 6, 2013

Apparently Pope John Paul used to pray here; there's a silver plaque at the back to show where he used to sit. Free, but there are masses rather often. It's pretty central, worth a ten-minute visit

Visited October 2013
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Newmachar
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“The stained glass and painted wallls are both fantastic”
Reviewed September 20, 2013

This is some of the best stained glass that I've ever seen

And the painted walls with floral patterns make this church entirely unique and certainly one of the most interesting churches to visit in Europe.

Visited September 2013
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