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A little bit out of the way - but great to combine with a visit to the fabulous Art Nouveau... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2018
Perrygrinate
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Ashby-de-la-Zouch, United Kingdom
Always return here with pleasure and admiration.

This magnificent church is always on my list to revisit whenever in Bydgoszcz. It is beautiful and... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2018
podrozniczka60
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New Jersey
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The Basilica is not very far from Bydgoszcz Bus Station. I had visited the Basilica once before in winter, and had not appreciated its merits, as then it was a grey day. When I visited the Basilica in May 2012, it was on a bright sunny day. The...more
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Reviewed 9 December 2018

A little bit out of the way - but great to combine with a visit to the fabulous Art Nouveau buildings on Cieskowskiego Street and a coffee at Sowa (65 Gdanska). Can be quite difficult to find the way in (and out!) but well worth...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Perrygrinate
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

This magnificent church is always on my list to revisit whenever in Bydgoszcz. It is beautiful and impressive and always full of life. This time hosting musical performances and special event allowing the access to the top levels near the copula.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Totally impressive, beautiful interior. The artwork and lighting adds to what is a truly awesome (in the correct sense of the word) building.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Paloma0111
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Fabulous acoustics inside thanks to the dome. Lovely church and if Mirak the security guard is around he will play some of 'polands got talent' singers to let you experience the sound! Also if you get the chance, pay the 5zly and go up outside...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Anne R
Reviewed 12 November 2016

As many told us (mainly because of our scarce experience of Bydgoszcz churches), this is the biggest church in the city. We went there once on an early summer Sunday, and we were gladly surprised by the opulent inside.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Raffaele A
Reviewed 24 October 2016

This big church is inspired by famous roman Pantheon and it is really visible inside. Worth a visit if you are a fan of interesting architecture or sacral art.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank vegnio
Reviewed 17 October 2016

It is breathtaking, absolutely beautiful. it is a short walk from the old town and quite a few of the hotels but worth it

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

Beautiful massive building in the center of Bydgoszcz. Worth a visit not only for religious people. The area nearby is a great place for a stroll - Sielanka district, dzielnica muzyczna (music district) etc.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Adrian K
Reviewed 22 May 2016

This grand church is magnificent inside and out. It impresses with beautiful architecture with classic proportions, powerful yet graceful appearance. It was built between 1925 and 1939 and I believe Nazis had some intentions of destroying this structure. Thankfully the Basilica survived and now is...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

All I can say is that, you must see yourself! The dome is an art work itself! The architecture and the art work inside is something to appreciate!

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Jonolito
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