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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.”
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good32%
  • 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 4 days ago

This small but delightfully decorated church is tucked away from the main streets just by the side of a well-used park called " The Planty" which almost encircles Krakow. You can purchase religious artefacts and books here as well as marvel at the serenity and...More

Thank Ciaran32
Reviewed 1 week ago

The frescoes and windows inside are very interesting, much more modern than I expected, and really are quire lovely. I was there when a wedding was celebrated--it was lovely to look on....

Thank Leianne C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The stain glass windows in this church are magnificent , and well worth a visit. There is some stunning architecture /design towards the organ in the church, although the first image above doesn't appear to apply any more. It is defiantly worth a visit, in...More

Thank sweetnspice
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Astonishing architecture, paintings, organ. Beautiful church where you can pray and/or admire indoors.

Thank Aleksandra M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would highly recommend to give a half and hour min to this beautiful church and building! This church deserve a visit to enjoy an incredable work and art.

Thank shareefju
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Franciscans arrived in Kraków in 1237 and work on the construction of the church started in 1255. After the Swedish invasion which caused much damage, the church was rebuilt in Baroque style, but the great fire of Kraków in 1850 damaged the church again....More

Thank Angela C
Reviewed 14 June 2017

This is free to enter. A wonderful building, both for its architecture, and magnificent interior. There are several Art Nouveau stained glass windows. If you're lucky, choose a sunny day, when the windows are breathtaking in their beauty. The vaulted ceiling and altar are also...More

Thank JimnHilary
Reviewed 7 June 2017

The facade is breathtaking with tremendous brickwork and it is a powerful portrayal of ecclesiastical influence. Decorative spires soar heavenwards. Inside is highly ornate and colourful. The vista along the central aisle is breathtaking, leading to the exquisite high altar. The ceiling is delightful with...More

Thank permia
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Krakow has a lot of stunning churches, but the Franciscan is my favorite. It combines medieval features with stunning modern stained glass, including the justly famous "Father" at the rear of the nave. Well worth spending some time here, soaking up the powerful feel of...More

Thank LMOverby
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Located in Old Town, this church has beautifully tiled/painted walls and ceiling (but almost to gaudy) and beautifully carved columns. Did not care that much for the modern stained glass windows

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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