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

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Impressive inside architecture

Incredible nice inside, spiritual good atmosphere - mysterious energy, decoration looks great... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Donatas V
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Klaipeda, Lithuania
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Gret viewsfrom the tower

This church is huge. The walls are so high and the initial feeling is one of awe. However I felt... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
sweatysockScotland
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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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible nice inside, spiritual good atmosphere - mysterious energy, decoration looks great - many details for sightseeing, very old flooring. Left deep sensation

Thank Donatas V
Reviewed 7 October 2018

This church is huge. The walls are so high and the initial feeling is one of awe. However I felt the church was quite plain and the initial feeling did not last. The trek up the tower is a slog but the views from the...More

Thank sweatysockScotland
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

We called into this church on our way back from the station. It is free to enter but there is an additional charge to climb the tower. Unfortunately there was a fire in 2006. There are aerial photographs of the church in flames on the...More

Thank LauraDaveJames
Reviewed 22 August 2018

This church has been on fire in 2006 So they are still renovating and remodeling. But it's worth a visit and they sell postcards seeing the church on fire. And with a donation you can help the church to be rebuild!

Thank Bob x
Reviewed 22 August 2018

The inside of the church is very pretty as well. You can also climb the tower, which will give you a view of Gdansk.

Thank Keyurdesai1112
Reviewed 14 August 2018

The bullet holes across the street, the history the photographs to let you know what has happened there, the shell of what the church once was and what it will be again. WOW

Thank Sally M
Reviewed 19 June 2018

This tower is not as high as St.Mary's, but still a climb, of course. Gives a great view of the old town: the market building, St.Mary's church, the town hall. Would recommend it for taking pictures.

1  Thank Giedrė G
Reviewed 19 June 2018

St Catherine's church is the oldest church in Gdansk. One of the centerpieces of old town. Climb up the tower. It is worth the effort to see the view from above, with old and new parts of Gdansk visible and the Baltic in the background.

Thank Reidar R
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

This is a must go destination on any trip to Gdansk as St Catherine's Church ( Koskiol Sw. Katarzyny ) is one of the most beautiful and eye catching churches in this magnificent city and one of its oldest. The church easily dominates the immediate...More

Thank 293neilk
Reviewed 18 December 2017

St. Catherine's Church is an historic located near the old town in Gdansk, the inside with subject to a fire in the early 2000's which has means at has a different interior to other churches in the town. This isn't a must visit but is...More

Thank JXXXR
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