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St. Catherine's Church (Kosciol Sw. Katarzyny)

ul. Wielkie, Gdansk, Poland
+48 58 305 64 92
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Worth it to see for the architecture

This is really worth it to check out just for the very impressive architecture alone. It is... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
KweqSmanit
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Shoreline, Washington
a good Gothic church in an interesting area of Gdansk

A good Gothic church with many different vaulting patterns and chapels and an impressively... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2017
CAhistorian
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Los Gatos, California
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  • Average7%
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“carillon” (2 reviews)
“vaulting” (2 reviews)
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ul. Wielkie, Gdansk, Poland
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+48 58 305 64 92
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

This is really worth it to check out just for the very impressive architecture alone. It is expansive and impressive ftom multiple viewing angles both front and back sides and an important piece of Gdansk history. I recommend seeing whether you are religious or not.

Thank KweqSmanit
Reviewed 5 February 2017

A good Gothic church with many different vaulting patterns and chapels and an impressively substantial west tower. It is also in an interesting area, near Jack's Tower originally part of the city walls, and across from the very imposing Great Mill, erected in the mid-14th...More

Thank CAhistorian
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Not completely restored, but this is the oldest church in Gdansk. Not to miss it. You can climb the tower.

Thank Ana L
Reviewed 4 October 2016

You can read all about the history in other reviews and there's information in the church itself making this a must for history buffs and those who enjoy churches and their architecture. The highlight for me was the tiny door to the right of the...More

Thank LittleYellowFriend
Reviewed 28 September 2016

It is worth a visit to to St. Catherine's Church, if for no other reason to witness the spirit of the Polish people. St Catherine's church is the oldest church in Gdansk, built in 1227. It was almost totally destroyed during WWII, but renovated. In...More

1  Thank Rita S
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Not completely restored and, maybe for this reason, even more nice. You can feel the past and think to have been sent to another time. Fascinating as much as old.

Thank Davide G
Reviewed 23 August 2016

It take some stairs to reach the top, but you can admire the best view of the Old City of Gdansk. Worth the trip

Thank joezeta
Reviewed 9 July 2016

From the outside the brick building looked a little dark and austere but inside it was so light and the various chapels were beautiful with some beautiful statues and icons - well worth the visit which was a stop off point on our city tour.

Thank Noreen S
Reviewed 28 June 2016

The eldest of the Old Town churches. Church with very long tradition... and soul. In the tower You can find one of two unusual music instruments in Gdańsk - CARILLON (containing 50 different sized bells). In the tower there is also The Tower Clocks Museum,...More

1  Thank Pioter_A
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

410 steps with 3 years child on hands :) Worth it! Great view from above. Impresive view of the gothic ceiling from the other side.

Thank Marius Z
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