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St. Martin's and St. Nicholas Cathedral

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Address: Main Square, Bydgoszcz, Poland
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Nice location, great interior!

This church doesn’t look any different than a standard gothic town church in Poland, although its location close to the River is very pictoresque. The church is fantastic inside... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2016
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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

This church doesn’t look any different than a standard gothic town church in Poland, although its location close to the River is very pictoresque. The church is fantastic inside though. Gothic architecture with baroque altars and colourful art-nouveau wall-paintings give a unique atmosphere of the church. Baroque altars come from several destroyed churches, and in the main altar there’s a... More 

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Reviewed 17 October 2016

so pretty, inside of the church is all hand painted and the alters are beautiful it sits down by the river so lovely spot

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Reviewed 19 August 2016

From the outside this cathedral is not very different from any Polish Gothic church but once inside you'll be stunned by the burst of colours, every nook and cranny is painted in bright vibrant hues!

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Reviewed 25 January 2016

I have a real sentiment for this church. It is a beautiful cathedral but it is not huge in size or overwhelming. Upon walking in you will instinctively and inevitably feel the sense of "peace and quiet". For Catholics there are 24 hour confessions available, I believe. It is a great house of prayer. The atmosphere condones mindfulness, meditation, reflection... More 

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Reviewed 15 August 2015

This may not be on Unesco, but it should be. Small, quaint, but marvelously painted with a very unique pallet that is distinctly different from most cathedrals. I think this is a must see.

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Reviewed 27 May 2015

St. Martin and St. Nicholas Cathedral, located adjacent to the town square, is Bydgoszcz's oldest remaining church, with parts of this beautiful church dating back to the middle of the 15th century. This church has a colorful interior. Photographs are permitted.

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