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ul. Bpa. Edmunda Nowickiego 5, Gdansk 80-330, Poland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Cathedral itself is beautiful but organ is an ansolutely unique instrument - both to see and to hear. We spent couple if wonderful hours in Oliwa.

Thank Irbe T
Reviewed 1 week ago

The organ recital was out of this world. Could have sat all day and listened to it. Played Bach’s toccata amongst other beautiful music by Mozart and Schubert.

Thank catherine m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a special reason for going to this cathedral as my father was baptized there in 1938. Make sure you get there for the 20 minute organ concerts. You will need to face backward in the pew to really see how amazing and unique...More

Thank WendyWoman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most beautiful cathedrals I've visited. Festooned with religious art and iconography. It's bright and attractively proportioned. We were lucky enough to hear an organ recital - the music fills the place with such power. Regular trains to Oliwa station from Gdańsk Głowny...More

Thank dswatts69
Reviewed 12 June 2018

We were here on a cruise tour and arrived for an organ concert. The organ is something to see in operation as there are various moving parts that are keyed to different musical passages. The music was glorious in this setting. The church itself is...More

Thank 2CAtravelers
Reviewed 7 June 2018

The Oliwa Cathedral was originally built 1186 and has been rebuilt many times since then. It is a wonderful example of the architecture of the time. I was lucky to attend during one of the fee organ recitals...absolutely magnificent Follow the steps of the cross,...More

Thank Lawrence S
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

The Oliwa kathedral is located inside a beautiful park at the Oliwa precinct . A nice big temple worth visiting

Thank Manthos P
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Our extended family visited the church in time for the 10 am organ recital. The organ is remarkable, both for the sound and the moving parts. Later, we had a tour of the church, which is beautiful. When we left the church, we entered the...More

Thank Pamela R
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Without a shadow of a doubt this was the most beautiful church that we visited on our weeks holiday to the beautiful Polish towns of Gdansk and Sopot, it was a church I was eagerly looking forward to visiting and on our visit I was...More

1  Thank Neil K
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Basilika Minor Oliviensis 1976. That’s my year. It took us about 15 minutes by car from the zoo to this cathedral. It was really a comfortable trip with small children. The exterior and interior in that building is just beautiful. I was amazed. It was...More

1  Thank Gaganawati
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19 July 2016|
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Response from Nicola H | Reviewed this property |
It was about midday when we visited. There was no fee for the organ recital but a collection box was handed round.
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19 January 2015|
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Response from michel k | Reviewed this property |
Nog thans nog possible beter take a taxi iets cheap
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