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Franciscan Church (Kosciol Franciszkanow)

pl. Wszystkich Swietych 1, Krakow 31-004, Poland
+48 12 422 53 76
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Decorated with vibrant colors and Stanislaw Wyspianski’s famous stained glass window “God the Father.”
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  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
pl. Wszystkich Swietych 1, Krakow 31-004, Poland
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+48 12 422 53 76
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A colourful interior does not even come close to describing the sheer beauty of the amazing paintwork and art in this most beautiful of churches. The stained glass windows are amongst the most ornate I have ever seen and the artwork is breathtaking particularly the...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 1 week ago

After the church was part destroyed by fire in 1850, it was redecorated by two leading members of the Young Poland movement (a style not dissimilar to Art Nouveau) Stanislaw Wyspianski and Jozef Mehoffer. The stained glass windows are impressive particularly the one at the...More

Thank T-SGlobetrotters
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stunning decor in church, lovely to visit. You can light a candle at the front of the alter or sit praying.

Thank Pollyscrypt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A litle way down from the Wawel Castle enclosure I enjoyed much this church which also has a small court in front of the main door. There are nice walks nearby, lots of trees.

Thank Maria S
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I would recommend a visit to this church which has a magnificent and richly decorated interior. A cool place on a hot day.

Thank Rosie5757
Reviewed 8 August 2017

A must see when in Krakow. Its absolutely stunning and grand. It gets busy with tourist and some are simply inappropriate & disrespectful with being loud, touching etc. But the structure and grandiose of this church is worth visiting

Thank Cilla1028
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Many people are drawn to St Mary's Basilica in Kraków, understandably. One must not miss the Fransciscan Church in Old Town though. It dates back to the 13th century. In it you will find an exact replica of the Shroud of Tourin. What is most...More

1  Thank muffinAvon
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Having recently become drawn to Art Nouveau I was fascinated by the wall paintings. It would be easy to glance quickly over them - they would still be impressive - but sit for a while and take in the detail. Have you ever seen flowing...More

Thank PCSensei
Reviewed 27 July 2017

It is worth visiting for many reasons. 1. It is in the central part od Kraków so transport is not a problem - easly accesible. 2. Walls are covered with unusual paintings. 3. Although this church was destroyed in a big fire in 1850 it...More

1  Thank Adrianna Karoli... M
Reviewed 24 July 2017

One can learn a lot about a city by visiting its Churches and seeing how they are cared for and who comes to visit. As photographers we love the classic beauty of churches and this place did not disappoint - a bit dark but full...More

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I've done a similar thing before - I had to copy the review so I wouldn't loose it, delete it using the online form, then paste the review in the correct area....you can find the form in the Trip Advisor Help Centre - they... More