The Franciscan church has a spectacular stained glass window-God the Creator, by Wispanski. Also there is a side chapel with a replica of the Shroud of Turin and a sarcophagus with the relics of Blessed Angela Salagwa.
About Franciscan Church (Kosciol Franciszkanow)
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I liked it because it has the seat of Pope John Paul II marked where he would come for his morning prayer time (and I'm not Catholic). Just a nice, quiet place to touch history.....
Wow this church is amazing, the beautiful interior was outstanding a must see when visiting Krakow highly recommended.
Franciscan Church is a religious building located in the old town of Krakow. It is a beautiful church, but not too much, but it has a very nice art deco stained glass windows, so it is very interesting a visit of the inner part, if...More
I attended Mass here one Sunday and despite not speaking a word of Polish, I felt very welcomed with many smiles and kind looks. If you are just interested in the architecture and not the religious aspect, then this place is also amazing with stained...More
We were lucky enough to enter this church just before closing, and to see the amazing stained glass window when the sun was shining upon it and bringing all the breathtaking colours and beauty to life. Not to be missed.
It is worth visiting this church for the stained glass windows but it felt quite dark when inside, even with the decor inside the church is very intricate and colourful paintings.
Beautiful Church across from The Archbishop's Palace in Krakow. Go to the rear left of the Church ... 2nd pew from the rear. There is a pew sign indicating the exact location where Pope John Paul II walked across the street from his home each...More
A colourful interior does not even come close to describing the sheer beauty of the amazing paintwork and art in this most beautiful of churches. The stained glass windows are amongst the most ornate I have ever seen and the artwork is breathtaking particularly the...More
After the church was part destroyed by fire in 1850, it was redecorated by two leading members of the Young Poland movement (a style not dissimilar to Art Nouveau) Stanislaw Wyspianski and Jozef Mehoffer. The stained glass windows are impressive particularly the one at the...More