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Franciscan Church (Kosciol Franciszkanow)

Plac Wszystkich Swietych 1, Krakow, Poland
+48 12 422 53 76
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Decorated with vibrant colors and Stanislaw Wyspianski’s famous stained glass window “God the Father.”
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“stained glass” (72 reviews)
“art nouveau” (30 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Plac Wszystkich Swietych 1, Krakow, Poland
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Reviewed 19 November 2015

although i am not very religious, i accompanied my wife to this church and found it really beautiful. the interior is really special and the stained glass windows are very beautiful. a really must see building if you are in krakow.

Thank ian p
Reviewed 17 November 2015

I love to tour old churches and this is among the oldest in the City. While it does not have quite the grandeur of many of the others it's interesting to observe some of the differences in construction, particularly in the interior. This church really...More

Thank S S
Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

In a city not exactly short of beautiful churches FRANCISCAN CHURCH ( KOSCIOL FRANCISZKANOVA ) is without a doubt the most beautiful church in Krakow. The exterior is imposing and look's so good but once you go inside you see the sheer breathtaking beauty of...More

1  Thank Neil K
Reviewed 14 November 2015

I have no words to describe this church - a must visit when in Krakow. Workmanship out of this world.

Thank Christa S
Reviewed 1 November 2015

This is a beautiful church. The architecture is so intricate and beautiful, no photograph could do it justice. It is a peaceful place to step in and pray.

Thank Anna M
Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

Our guide took us to this church, where she explained its history as well as history of people involved with the Catholic Church in general. We unfortunately couldn't photograph some of the statues and pictures. The mosaic glass added a lot more to the beauty...More

Thank HRH2011
Reviewed 30 October 2015

There was a service on when we went there, so we could not see everything, but it is a magnificent building and one to add to your list of visits.

Thank jetsaver
Reviewed 29 October 2015

A beautiful church. Amazing ceiling. Some of the interior declared black and gold however not gloomy as some is very colourful. You will hear the trumpeter playing every hour - he can be seen in the square.

Thank Maureen S
Reviewed 27 October 2015

There are so many attractive churches in Krakow and this is a lovely church.There is also a screened off area which I was lucky enough to visit as one of the custodians there was very kind and helpful.

Thank chrisv5101
Reviewed 27 October 2015

The gorgeous Art Nouveau interior makes this the most colourful church in the whole of Krakov.The church contains eight wonderful stained-glass windows designed by Stanislaw Wyspianski,Krakovs most famous native son.Dating from the 13th century,St Francis Basilica was the first brick building in Krakov and is...More

1  Thank Roger209
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I've done a similar thing before - I had to copy the review so I wouldn't loose it, delete it using the online form, then paste the review in the correct area....you can find the form in the Trip Advisor Help Centre - they... More