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Family Home of John Paul II

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Koscielna 7, Wadowice 34-100, Poland
+48 33 823 35 55
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 24 August 2011

My wife and I really enjoyed our time in Wadowice (pronounced Vah-dow-veet-say). The town is not what you would expect, as it is much larger than we had thought. The route to the Pope's house is well signposted, walk through the main street downtown area...More

5  Thank KCLJ520
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Reviewed 4 April 2015

I was so eager to visit once more this beautiful town where was born one of the greatest popes in catholic history. Last time everything was in rebuilding ... as well as the family home of John Paul II. Well as tourist i was in...More

3  Thank hrvojet2013
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It is amazing that the family of Pope John Paul II was a small apartment. He was a very athletic youth and there are photos from him mountain climbing and skiing. One interesting fact was that when he was born, his mother held him up...More

Thank calada02
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Wadowice is the home town of Pope St. John Paul II, It is also home to one of the most famous statues created to honor the Pope. His home is very modest but comfortable and remains intact. The Pope is probably Poland's most popular and...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Glad we went here. Wasn’t too busy and the guide was excellent. Very interesting to see his previous life.

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Reviewed 15 September 2018

This family home and the overall visit to the hometown of John Paul is a great stop and one that is not on many vacation schedules. However, the home has several really interesting rooms and original items relating to John Paul. We found the home...More

1  Thank Burtdol
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

If you want to know the life story of Pope John Paul2, this would be the place to start. The tour takes 1 hour and the guide was very knowledgeable. Overall a must do if you are in Krakow

1  Thank Alexander T
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Wadowice is a pleasant city, peaceful and clean. The square is likewise, and has restaurants, coffee shops and pastry stores. The Tour of John Pauls home illuminated the life of this amazing man!

1  Thank JDfromTitusville
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Wadowice, city in Poland on river Skawa is best known for being the birthplace of Pope John Paul II. The visit to the museum last more than one hour. It is apartment building where Pope John Paul II lived until 18. The museum is very...More

Thank Viktor B
Reviewed 6 August 2018

I love Saint John Paul II and while in Krakow,Poland I visited the place of his birth,the house he lived during his childhood,the church that he was baptized and even had a coffee with his favorite pastry.

Thank Y4974ZFmollym
Reviewed 30 July 2018

We booked an excursion to Wadowice through our hotel in Krakow and the visit to the museum was included. The guided visit lasted 70 minutes, the guide was exceptional and we were amazed with the museum itself: well organised, technologically modern and very interestingly set-up....More

1  Thank Mines_10
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

I went to this museum as part of a day trip I booked from Krakow. This museum is in the apartment building where Pope John Paul II was born and lived until he was 18. The guided 70 minute tour was excellent and much more...More

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3 June 2018|
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Response from Famluv2travel | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think so because with your purchased ticket, you are assigned a guide in the language of your choice. Then he/she will personally guide you through the museum.
Lucia F
28 April 2018|
Response from MagdalenaK6647 | Property representative |
Dear Lucia, you can buy tickets online: bilety.domjp2.pl or via e-mail: rezerwacja@domjp2.pl
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