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The Roman Catholic Parish of the Holy Cross is located in the old town, but is behind Słowacki... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jim H
Chisinau, Moldova
Small Ornate Church

The church is tucked away in the corner of the old town. It is quite beautifully decorated inside... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2018
Bradley M
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Roman Catholic Parish of the Holy Cross is located in the old town, but is behind Słowacki Theater. It looks older than it is- 14th century. The central pillar looks like a palm tree and Gothic ribs spreading across the vaults from the top....More

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Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

The church is tucked away in the corner of the old town. It is quite beautifully decorated inside with very traditional side seating and a very ornate altar. Interestingly, just adjacent to it is the presbytery which is 13th century and the oldest residential building...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2018

This is a lovely Gothic church, and while not being particularly big, it has its charm. There weren't that many visitors attending the ceremony during my visit, which was somehow surprising considering just how close the church is to the Old town center.

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

Church of the Holy Cross is another lovely church in Krakow. It is located near to Slowacki Theatre at Ul. Sw Krzyza 23.

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Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

My twin brother Stephen and I were heading to the great craft beer bar called Non Iron ( Swietego Marka ) and we passed this beautiful looking church located by the Juliusz Słowacki Theatre. The Church looks very similar to many of the churches that...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2017

This old Gothic church dating back to 1200's has a beautiful vaulted ceiling with a large column in the middle of it that looks like a palm tree. Beautiful altar.

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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Not a lot of people visit this little church, but it's definitely worth a go. Early gothic-style interior gives you a glimpse of the old times. One, huge column in the center supports it all, take a look at the ceiling, it's mesmerizing. Sometimes close...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Only the porch of the church was open to visitors when we visited. It's a beautiful building and obviously quite old. What we saw we enjoyed and hope to see more next time.

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