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Saint Jacob´s Church in Torun´

Its construction started in 1309, on the Teutonic Order´s initiative. The church is presumed to be... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
HasseZ
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Linkoping, Sweden
A Hidden Gem!

This was an astonishing church. I have been to hundreds of churches across the globe, and yes, this... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2017
dgreenarc
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London, United Kingdom
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“Saint Jacob´s Church in Torun´”
24 Jun 2017
“A Hidden Gem!”
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ul. Sw. Jakuba 4, Torun 87-100, Poland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its construction started in 1309, on the Teutonic Order´s initiative. The church is presumed to be the most beautiful of all Torun´s churches. It has a unique basilica construction and system of straining arches. Its inside is decorated with gothic paintings and baroque and rococo...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2017

This was an astonishing church. I have been to hundreds of churches across the globe, and yes, this one suffers from underfunding and probably isn't managed too well, but it is an incredibly rich repository of amazing artifacts, from the wall paintings, frescoes, to the...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

If not for little space surrounding the church, the place would have a thrillingly earie arnosphere. Yet, as it is, the church, once probably marvellous to look at, is a somewhat sad sight. The lack of proper funding is even more apparent inside - the...More

Thank Ravalus
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Exceptional monument, the gothic style of the church very unusual and beautiful, marvelous thing inside - medieval wall paintings, unique altar with the tree of the life.

Thank Otokar78
Reviewed 19 August 2016

The highlight of the visit is the Tree of Life crucifix, but the lovely gothic murals around the church are worth a visit too. Fascinating early 19c pews with wal paintings and side pulpits in all the side chapels. A beautiful 15c wooden statue of...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2016

Interesting temple of located close to the Nowego Rynku, the beautifully restored. It is worth a look because of its gothic character Interesująca światynia położona nieopodal nowego rynku, pięknie odrestaurowana. Warto zerknąć, ze względu na jej gotycki charakter

Thank Maciej B
Reviewed 17 July 2016

For me this church (and in fact a lot of buildings in Torun) had atypical architecture - made of red bricks without really gothic shapes. It took my attetion. I was wondering how is the interier but church was close.

Thank Martti V
Reviewed 17 October 2015

It is a shame the only view of the interior was from a closed off porch. Went back several times during the day - but could not gain entry - A shame as would have liked to see more

Thank Albia-Newton
Reviewed 14 August 2015

In the past I liked to visit this church more often. It has a number of Gothic artifacts. Unfortunately for last two years the church is under renovation and many things are hidden. But still this is very interesting church. One of the things that...More

Thank MLMaj
Reviewed 15 June 2015

At the gate it says: Mon-Sat 10AM until 2PM and Sunday from 2PM. On Sunday June 14th we were asked to leave the church 10 minutes before 2PM. So we come on Monday at 10:30 AM and the church is locked. Whoever is in charge...More

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