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“Breath Taking”

St. Mary's Basilica in Krakow
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Ranked #4 of 318 things to do in Krakow
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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.
Reviewed 18 August 2014

This by far was the most beautiful church I've ever seen. The art and structure of it was just amazing! I just hate it when people stand at the entrance asking for money

1  Thank Tonette R
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Reviewed 15 August 2014

Chose the Day of the Assumption to come to early morning mass and it was worth attending. We did not know why was going on in words but rather by what the priest was doing during the stages of the mass. The interior is absolutely stunning. If you do not attend mass or for prayers you must purchase a ticket to get up close

1  Thank One2travelUsa
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Reviewed 14 August 2014

Even if you don't get to go inside this Cathedral, listen out for the bugle player each hour. If you are having a meal out in the square you can just see a window open near the top of the tallest tower of the church. The tune (Hejnał Mariacki) echoes around the square and abruptly ends. The legend is that a 13th C trumpeter was shot by an arrow in the neck while playing this tune to announce the arrival of invading Mongols.

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Reviewed 14 August 2014

This Church is well worth a visit. If you wish to see the wonderful sculpted alter, you will need to use a separate entrance, and pay a small admission charge. It is well worth making this extra effort.

2  Thank john m
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Reviewed 13 August 2014

You can't loose this experience. The most beautiful church in Krakow! And one of the most beautiful I have ever seen. Strongly recommended!

2  Thank Iuliia B
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