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No expense spared here...

Absolutely amazing, with no expense spared what so ever, and a really special church, with many... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2018
Dawid K
Difficult to rate

It is difficult to rate this place. On one hand it is the biggest cathedral in Poland, greatly... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
Vancouver, Washington
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Lichen Stary 62-563, Poland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Basilica of Our Lady of Lichen is located in the very small town of Lichen in the middle of the fields yet it is the largest basilica in Poland. Its size and scope are enormous. Started in 1993 it was built entirely by donations...More

Thank Tom P J
Reviewed 28 May 2018

As we were traveling from Lowicz to Poznań where I would stay prior to departing Poland on Sunday, my hosts took a detour to show me a “surprise.” Knowing of my interest in visiting churches, my Polish hosts decided to take me to Licheń to...More

1  Thank CJTravelerTexas
Reviewed 2 March 2018

Absolutely amazing, with no expense spared what so ever, and a really special church, with many details, all of which are attention to. The Icon of Our Lady of Licheń hangs above the centre/main altar, which is out of this world over all... It also...More

Thank Dawid K
Reviewed 26 September 2017

This basilica is dedicated to Our Lady of Sorrow. It is Poland'a "largest" Church which houses the largest organ in this country. Exterior has so much beauty: with huge pillars, windows on all sides,large gold plated dome, grounds with labryinth gardens. The interior is magnificent...More

Thank Annette P
Reviewed 20 August 2017

It is difficult to rate this place. On one hand it is the biggest cathedral in Poland, greatly decorated inside, with unusual look outside. It is the bell tower that match the heights of the tallest building in Warsaw ~ the gift from Russia during...More

1  Thank tzd60820
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

An unique sacral object od modern architecture in type od classical style. Casted od concrete forms integral composition od ideas. See Colina with Gold, altar . Do not miss Power Church with plates of donators. 31 Store Tower accesible by lift 5 PLN. Around some...More

Thank Michal G
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is a beautiful and very special church, with many significant details. The Miraculous Icon of Our Lady of Licheń hangs above the main altar here. There is also the largest organ in Poland. There are many side chapels and beautiful mosaic's and artwork here.

Thank Therese H
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

To see this place is awesome. Huge and something you would expect in Rome. I am not adverse to the church but i am a realist and can not help feeling that the money spent on this place could have been put to better use...More

1  Thank Elcido
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I'm afraid is nothing to do with the faith and religion, it is celebration of big concrete church and park around, showing the "greatness" of church, nothing to do except strolling crowded trail with another pilgrims, on every step they ask you for donation

Thank Michał S
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Magnificent, intimidating, beautiful.... humbles you as a person. Perfect place to quieten your heart and say a soft prayer. Or even to simply take in the architectural beauty it offers. Food around the basilica is not good so beware.

Thank Kokos M
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