Church of the Transfiguration

Krakow, Poland

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33-332 ul. Pijarska 2
Lesser Poland Voivodeship
Phone Number
+48 12 4222255
This characteristic of the church at the far end of ul. Sw. Jana has been carried out in two stages, in the 18th century: the main body of the church was designed by Kacper Bazanka and completed in 1728, while the front - courtesy of Eclecticist architect Francesco Placidi - was nailed over thirty years later. Inside sport-Roman inspired polychrome paintings by Franz Eckstein, and Jozef Piltz. Both the church and the monastery adjacent belong to the Piarist Order, where the name of the street. It should be noted that, each year, from 24 December until 2 February, the basement of the church hosts one of the city's most unusual and often controversial nativity scenes for the holiday season.


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