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Church on the Rock (Kosciol na Skalce)

ul. Skaleczna 15 | Skalka, Krakow 31-065, Poland
+48 12 619 09 00
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Located on the River Vistula, this ancient pilgrimage site was the center of the Cult of St. Stanislaw, an 11th-century bishop and martyr.
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ul. Skaleczna 15 | Skalka, Krakow 31-065, Poland
+48 12 619 09 00
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The history of the building and its story is fascinating. Personally i think some of the other curches are a lot more beautiful but well worth a visit for the history

Thank unkybuck
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Kosciol na Skalce is a beautiful catholic church located in Kazimierz neighbourhood, which is the historical jew quartier in Krakow. It is a beautiful church, which has a cloister. It is a good visit if you go to this zone, if not it is not...More

Thank AlbertSalichs
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I visited here with my husband in April, the church is in a very tranquil area and nice to wander around. The church iteself is very lavish inside, there is lots of gold decoration. Definitely worth a visit if you are in Krakow.

Thank Abbeylls
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Inspiring church and lovely installation of the three millennia on the exterior. Don't be fooled by St. Stanislaw and his water though - wow, pretty high in sulfur.

Thank BlueHenFlyer
Reviewed 24 June 2017

An amazing Church which was truly beautiful. You only need a short time here but a visit is worth while.

Thank Deb K
Reviewed 5 May 2017

The interior of the church is nice but not stunning as other Krakow churches, but the key point is a lovely and serene garden with beautiful decorations, Third Millennium Altar and beautiful decorations. Do not miss it on a way from Jewish quarter to the...More

Thank Boris B
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

CHURCH ON THE ROCK ( KOSCIOL NA SKALCE ) is yet another fantastic church in this most beautiful of cities that has an amazing amount of churches. We had just been for a coffee in Forum Przestrzenie ( superb restaurant and café) and we were...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Formally a church of St Stanislaw and a Pauline order monastery. The site, when Krakow's bishop Stanislaw has been murdered by the order of the king (at least as the legend says), in what was a clash between secular and civic powers. Today the site...More

Thank endrju_74
Reviewed 20 September 2016

I went to this church several times as it looks to be beautiful inside but it seems they have mass all the time! This is also where St. Stanislaw was murdered by the king. I went to the crypt (2 zl) and it was okay...More

Thank catsforkids
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Krakow is full of churches, many of them spectacular. If you are an architecture buff, this is worth a look, as it is unique to many of the other more gothic churches in town. However I didn't find much about this place that special to...More

Thank Jeff P
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