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Cathedral of St. John (Bazylika Swietego Jana)

ul. Swietojanska 8, Warsaw 00-288, Poland
+48 22 831 02 89
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Considered on of the most distinguished churches in Warsaw, this structure was originally built in the thirteenth century and was the site of royal coronations and other national celebrations.
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ul. Swietojanska 8, Warsaw 00-288, Poland
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+48 22 831 02 89
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Reviewed 6 days ago

When walking down the street in the Old Town you can easily miss it. Make sure that all your pictures are taken from bottom up, and you will surely be impress of it. Do not hesitate to visit it, even your religion is other than...More

Thank XMylady
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's really beautiful and altrough I didn't like the old town, this cathedral was really nice and worth the visit.

Thank Linucz
Reviewed 13 June 2017

St John's Cathedral is the dominant church in Old Town located between the Castle and Market Square. A beautiful interior is located inside the red brick facade.

Thank Wesley C
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Got to hear a chorus singing in this beautiful church in Warsaw's Old Town. It's a strange looking church, but lovely in its own way. It is the mother church of the archdiocese of Warsaw. It was orginally built in the 14th century. It was...More

Thank ClintPage
Reviewed 12 May 2017

The facade is beautiful and is a landmark that can be seen from afar. The step-wise apex soars heavenwards and it looked wonderful against the early morning blue sky. Destroyed during the Warsaw Uprising it has been marvellously restored. Entering is to be presented with...More

Thank permia
Reviewed 12 May 2017

St. John's Archcathedral in Warsaw is a Catholic church in Warsaw's Old Town. St. John's is one of three cathedrals in Warsaw and the church has been listed by UNESCO as of cultural significance. Beautiful architecture and stained glass windows.

Thank TeeJay272015
Reviewed 10 May 2017

This rather ugly, plain, brick built church doesn't look like much from the outside, but inside there is some stunning stained glass and very interesting decor to see. There's also a crypt, but there's a cost for visiting, whereas the rest of the church is...More

2  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Nice church in the city centre few steps afar from the castle. One of the most iconic of the city. Interesting more in the outside than in the inside!

Thank Davide G
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Like everything in the old town, this was rebuilt after the war. The stained glass fascinated me as unlike most cathedrals, which date back hundreds of years, this is all post war. The display of military crests by the main door was also interesting.

Thank Andrew F
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Of the three cathedrals that are located in Warsaw in my opinion Cathedral Of St John is the most famous and the most beautiful. The cathedral looks amazing with an absolutely fantastic interior with many interesting textures and details and although not as ornately decorated...More

Thank Neil K
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