Churches and other Places of Worship in Krakow, Poland




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St. Mary’s Basilica / Bazylika Mariacka
 
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Address
33-332 Pl. Mariacki 5
Krakow
Lesser Poland Voivodeship
Poland
Overlooking Main Market Square, this striking brick church, St. Mary's Basilica, is dominated by two towers of different heights. The first church here was built in the 1220s. After Tartar raids in the 13th century left the original church in a heap of ruins, St. Mary’s was rebuilt in...
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Corpus Christi Church / Kościół Bożego Ciała
 
4.8 (6)
Address
33-332 ul. Bozego Ciala 26
Krakow
Lesser Poland Voivodeship
Poland
The Corpus Christi is one of the city's largest and finest churches. The impressive brick church has a rich interior with several side chapels. Notable features include a high altar from 1634, the superb choir stalls of 1629, and an interesting mid-18th-century pulpit shaped like a...
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Church of St. Augustine & John the Baptist in Order of Norbertines Monastery / St. Norbert Monastery
 
4.7 (3)
Address
30-001 ul. Kosciuszki 88
Krakow
Lesser Poland Voivodeship
Poland
Monastery of the Order of Norbertines is located in the west of Krakow. Built in 1148, this fortified complex destroyed and rebuilt again several times over the centuries, seemingly irresistible to the marauding Tartar hordes whose proficiency at razing architectural marvels has been well noted by history. ...
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Mogila Abbey / Cistercian Monastery
 
4.0 (5)
Address
30-001 ul. Klasztorna 11
Krakow
Lesser Poland Voivodeship
Poland
Mogila Abbey is a Cistercian monastery in the Nowa Huta District of Krakow. It was founded in 1222 by Bishop Iwo Odrowąż. This complex was built for religious reasons as well as for prestige. It was the largest and most impressive church in medieval Poland after Wawel Cathedral, and...
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Basilica of St. Francis Assisi
 
4.9 (4)
Address
33-332 Pl. Wszystkich Swietych 5
Krakow
Lesser Poland Voivodeship
Poland
Basilica of St. Francis Assisi built in 1237 is Kraków's the most colourful church. It is well known for the eight stained-glass windows and the gorgeous Art Nouveau interiors created by young Cracovian Stanislaw Wyspiansky's. The colors and saturation make the interior of basilica similar to mosque. ...
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Wawel Cathedral
 
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Address
31-001 Wawel 3
Krakow
Lesser Poland Voivodeship
Poland
Considered as the most important building in Poland, Wawel Cathedral in Krakow contains much that is original, although many glorious additions have been made over the centuries. The interior of Wawel Cathedral more than makes up for its visual shortcomings thanks to the sheer amount of...
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Church of the Holy Saviour / Kościół Najświętszego Salwatora
 
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Address
30-001 ul. Sw. Bronislawy 9
Krakow
Lesser Poland Voivodeship
Poland
According to tradition, this site is associated with a pagan temple from the 10th century. Despite detailed research carried out throughout the last century, the claim has not been fully substantiated. It goes without saying that The Holy Saviour is one of Kraków’s oldest churches, as it was most...
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Isaac Synagogue / Synagoga Izaaka
 
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Address
31-057 ul. Kupa 18
Krakow
Lesser Poland Voivodeship
Poland
The Isaac Synagogue in Krakow, built in the early Judaic-Baroque style, was opened in 1644, and was a gift to the city from a wealthy Jew, Izaak Jakubowicz. It is a large building that at the time of its construction caused great concern amongst the Christians...
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Church of Saints Peter & Paul
 
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Address
31-044 ul. Grodzka 52A
Krakow
Lesser Poland Voivodeship
Poland
The Church of Sts. Peter and Paul (Kosciól swietego Piotra i Pawla) in Krakow is a Baroque Jesuit church known best for the statues of the 12 disciples lining the fence at the front - it's church's most striking feature, although the interior has been extensively renovated and the...
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Church of St. Stanislaw Kostka
 
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Address
30-001 ul. Konfederacka 6
Krakow
Lesser Poland Voivodeship
Poland
Church of St. Stanislaw Kostka is one of Krakow's youngest churches was built in the 1930s. After the war, it's parish was the largest in Krakow (13.000). Its position as the primary church across the river in the largely residential disctrict of Debniki ensures that it remains of one...
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St. Giles
 
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Address
33-332 ul. Grodzka 67
Krakow
Lesser Poland Voivodeship
Poland
This small church situated at the end of the ul. Grodzka, just in front of the Wawel Hill, may not be as exciting as some of Krakow's other places of worship, but it is worth mentioning for at least one reason: the English-language mass every Sunday at 10:30. And Saint-Gilles...
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St. Martin's Church
 
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Address
33-332 ul. Grodzka 58
Krakow
Lesser Poland Voivodeship
Poland
Originally built for the nuns of the Carmelite Order in the middle of the 17th century, Krakow's best-known Protestant church in fact began as an institution of catholics. However, in 1787, nuns were moved to some another monastery and the church (may not be deemed large enough) has been...
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St. Andrew
 
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Address
31-044 ul. Grodzka 54
Krakow
Lesser Poland Voivodeship
Poland
Saint-Andre offers the most beautiful example of Romanesque architecture in Krakow. Built between 1079 and 1098, it has been a place of worship for 900 years and was used as a refuge and fortress during Tartar invasions. Most of the relics have been looted anyway, to make a trip to...
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Temple Synagogue
 
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Address
33-332 ul. Miodowa 24
Krakow
Lesser Poland Voivodeship
Poland
The Tempel Synagogue is located just in the middle of Krakow’s Kazimierz. This is one of the most exotic and ornate of all the synagogues – active or otherwise – in Krakow. This neo-Romanesque synagogue was designed by Ignacy Hercock and built nearly in 1862. The interiors are very...
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Old Synagogue
 
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Address
33-332 ul. Szeroka 24
Krakow
Lesser Poland Voivodeship
Poland
The Old Synagogue in Krakow’s Kazimierz district is the oldest surviving synagogue in Poland and ranks among some of the oldest synagogues in all of Europe. Originally built in the 15th century, it was reconstructed and given a Renaissance-style makeover after it was caught in a...
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