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There are churches that are too much baroque, gold, marble carving, paintings, etc. that still leave the space feeling empty. For whatever reason, I feel a warmth in St. John's Cathedral and would choose this as my place to pray or meditate.
My wife and I stopped in here on our own. If you are near the Old Town area, it is worth-while stopping in to see it.
Sorry for not describing the individual photos of the interior of the church - I did not take notes,...More
The Cathedral of St. John is a must-see on a trip to Warsaw. It dates to the 15th century but was only a parish church until 1798 when it became the city's Cathedral. Many noble & distinguished Poles are buried here including Gabriel Narutowicz who...More
Unlike any church I’ve visited St Johns has a very unique ceiling design with each arch trimmed in wood (or what appears to be wood). It also has some of the best stained glass windows of any church I visited in Warsaw. From the outside...More
Located next to another Catholic Church, I admired its beautiful roofs! As I approached it, the gentleman at the entrance told me about the short organ concert. Later, I learned that he was the organist who would play Chopin music for us. Ticket for the...More
St. John's Archcathedral, once a Royal church in the old town, now is the mother church for Roman Catholics in Warsaw. The last king was buried in it during the late 1700's. It helps to know what this church looks like in order to locate...More
It is incredible that such a wonderful cathedral can still be built and it is a real testimony to the perseverance of the reconstruction of Warsaw that this was done. It is very dark inside but certainly has atmosphere. I liked the stainglassed windows that...More