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It is a old church with a beautiful main altar. You can visit only with a quide who describes all... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
73Marco
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Warsaw, Poland
Famous church

This gothic church is one of the best known churches in Slovakia and also main tourist attraction... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
DejanNS72
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Novi Sad, Serbia
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Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

You must see it: gothic altars, doorways, 15th c paintings on the wall, whereever you look you see something beautiful. I can't add a picture, as you are not allowed to take pictures or videos. In a shop opposite the entrance you can booklets and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 23 September 2018

Several catherdrals in Europe charge a small fee to enter, but this was the first one we encountered that wasn’t open at all times and wouldn’t let you just go in on your own to look around. We really wanted to go inside this cathedral...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Irene A
Reviewed 12 August 2018

It is a old church with a beautiful main altar. You can visit only with a quide who describes all elements in the church.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 73Marco
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This gothic church is one of the best known churches in Slovakia and also main tourist attraction of Levoča. Church perserved it's original gothic shape and apperance outside and inside. Inside, there are plenty of interesting things you coul see but main attraction is high...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank DejanNS72
Reviewed 2 September 2017

must see, like quite a few places in this town It is a UNESCO site, so sometimes can be crowded... The whole area is beautiful !

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Must see when visiting Slovakia! Beautiful interior, full of art and history. Never expected to find such a church in a little town in Slovakia.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

This church is famous mainly because of Master Paul's late Gothic altar. That's really a masterpiece of mankind. But you can read more about it on a special websites. But interior contains much more artefacts and frescas which are also breathtaking. Frescas are designed like...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

The carved wooden alter within the church is a breath-taking masterpiece. This church has other beautiful carvings in wood and stone, and paintings. Very few people know about it. When we visited, in June 2017, there was only a handful of others beside our own...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

We waited more then one hour and we were not allowed to enter. There is a time table next to the entrance which nobody follow. So we waited there till someone will show up, but then employee said us that the next tour will be...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Ignas K
Reviewed 4 July 2017

I always have trouble with my reaction to over the top medieval churches where so much money and effort was expended on making a "splash" at the same time as most of the populace was starving and living in squalor. However, with that reservation, this...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Brian T
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