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“Lovely church, stunning”

Church of the Virgin Mary (Kosciol Mariacki)
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3-Hour Private Old Town Walking Tour Including Afternoon Tea at a Local Cafe
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Krakow All In One Private Walking Tour with Transfers and a Guide
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Small-Group Old Town Walking Tour of Krakow
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: One of the most famous of Poland's churches, this Gothic structure features two striking towers, the taller of which is a magnificent Gothic spire with a gold-plated crown built in 1666.
Lancashire
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“Lovely church, stunning”
Reviewed 10 June 2014

Visited this church, tickets 10 pln (£2.00). Absolutely stunning inside, laden with gold leaf, fabulous paintings, etc. Well worth a visit, also a little next door, also really beautiful and should really be visited. Entry is free and leave a donation, a guide will give you an English handset which is informative. Visit this one as well.

Visited May 2014
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“Breathtaking”
Reviewed 10 June 2014

The tourists go in the front door (and pay) while those coming to pray enter free at the rear. Don't be a cheapskate, but if you are coming to pray do not make the mistake of joining the tourist line. If you want a close up look at the fabulous Baroque alter, however, you'll need to fork out a few zloty. Worth it, I assure you.

Visited May 2014
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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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“Incredible Interior”
Reviewed 10 June 2014

This historic beautiful church has to be seen, amazing interior, though you pay for full entrance (PLZ7-10) but worth the small fee. Was very busy with other tourists but didn't detract from the visit.

Visited June 2014
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Melbourne, Florida
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“Not Worth The Crowds”
Reviewed 8 June 2014

Too many people and the photo Nazis are everywhere. While of course the wooden alter is impressive there are plenty of churches with equally impressive interiors.

Visited May 2014
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Workington, United Kingdom
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“stunning”
Reviewed 8 June 2014

Not really much to look at from the outside, but looks can be deceiving, one of the most beautiful churches i have ever been in. Don''t just use the free front entrance, buy a ticket from a small shop in the courtyard on the right for a few zlotty, and get up right close to the alter. it is worth paying a little extra to take photos, you will want to. Make sure you are outside and close on the hour to see the horn player appear at the top window of the spire on the hour, every hour. looks lovely at night all lit up.

Visited June 2014
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