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Holy Cross Church (Kosciol Swietego Krzyza)

Krakowskie Przedmiescie 3, Warsaw 00-047, Poland
+48 22 826 89 10
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Krakowskie Przedmiescie 3, Warsaw 00-047, Poland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Church is run by the Missionary Friars of St Vincent de Paul and has been destroyed and rebuilt several times going back to the 1500s. During WWII it was badly damaged, but rebuilt again between 1945 and 1953. Chopin's heart is actually buried here....More

Thank muffinAvon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This church is interesting as it has Chopin's heart buried in one of the church columns. Otherwise, it is just like a normal church- nothing special.

Thank B T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came to visit the heart of Freddie Chopin and wasn’t disappointed was lots of gold and in a nice area of Warsaw Anyone who’s been unfortunate enough to go to Paris and be disappointed with the city like I was will understand why F.C. heart...More

Thank PopeDaveThe1st
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Apart from the Chopin's Heart it is worth to step in to the left side of the church to see the St Juda shrine - there is great collections of small metal plates that commemorise miracles that took place after prayer in this sanctuary.

Thank Iwona M
Reviewed 16 July 2017

A Wonderful church to visit, especially as Frederic Chopin's heart (in ashes) is held in an urn here.

Thank TravelingWoman001
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Though I am not convinced that Warsaw's historical grounds (and consequently, churches) can really stand up to the competition of e.g. Torun, Cracow or Gdansk as Poland is concerned, one should not pass by the Holy Cross Church. Pretty modest from outside (though the statue...More

Thank sir_meeshoo
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Another beautiful church in Warsaw with an impressive organ facing the altars at the other end.The number of superb churches in the surrounding area is great for tourists . This one was quiet when we visited which gave us the time to sit and study...More

Thank craigluscar
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Originally this church was just a small wooden chapel back in the 15th century. Much history has occurred in and around this church. It was rebuilt in the late 17th century. It has the largest organ in Warsaw. In addition to being the final resting...More

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Beautiful church - wonderfully peaceful and a place to reflect in silence. Lots of history. and reflection. Well worth a visit.

Thank janet r
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Very lovely old church. Plus it is the final resting place of Chopin's heart. His body is in Paris but his heart will always be in Warsaw. So take a peaceful moment and reflect on things and give the church a visit.

Thank zebrasky
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