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St. Jacob's Church

Namestie majstra Pavla 52, Levoca 054 01, Slovakia
+421 53/451 23 47
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must see, like quite a few places in this town

must see, like quite a few places in this town It is a UNESCO site, so sometimes can be... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Shlomi T
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Nagano, Japan
A beautiful church with marvelous art from XIV-XVI century

Must see when visiting Slovakia! Beautiful interior, full of art and history. Never expected to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Robert B
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Warsaw, Poland
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“main altar” (2 reviews)
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Namestie majstra Pavla 52, Levoca 054 01, Slovakia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

must see, like quite a few places in this town It is a UNESCO site, so sometimes can be crowded... The whole area is beautiful !

Thank Shlomi T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Must see when visiting Slovakia! Beautiful interior, full of art and history. Never expected to find such a church in a little town in Slovakia.

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

This church is famous mainly because of Master Paul's late Gothic altar. That's really a masterpiece of mankind. But you can read more about it on a special websites. But interior contains much more artefacts and frescas which are also breathtaking. Frescas are designed like...More

Thank smallhausen1
Reviewed 15 July 2017

The carved wooden alter within the church is a breath-taking masterpiece. This church has other beautiful carvings in wood and stone, and paintings. Very few people know about it. When we visited, in June 2017, there was only a handful of others beside our own...More

1  Thank VM_from_TO
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We waited more then one hour and we were not allowed to enter. There is a time table next to the entrance which nobody follow. So we waited there till someone will show up, but then employee said us that the next tour will be...More

1  Thank Dzeikob
Reviewed 3 July 2017

I always have trouble with my reaction to over the top medieval churches where so much money and effort was expended on making a "splash" at the same time as most of the populace was starving and living in squalor. However, with that reservation, this...More

Thank Brian T
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This church is a truly memorable Churcĺh, especially if you are a fan of gothic architecture and the medieval period. The church itself houses 18 altars of varying sizes. The main altar - the tallest gothic altar in the world is simply stunning, but I...More

1  Thank Bridget J
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Right in the middle of the town, this is one of top attractions of Levoca, the other being the old town hall. Second biggest church in Slovakia, with impressive tower. Visiting in two stages. Stage one: opposite main entry to the church there's a new...More

2  Thank endrju_74
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

This was a nice shorty tour. It was only in Slovakian but you didn't really need to understand everything there was plenty of reading bit online and available.

Thank Craig P
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

This church is beautiful with its gothic altars. There are amazing paintings and sculptures all around. The young ticketseller and the guard are however upright rude, they make you feel as if they wanted u to leave asap. They chased us out after 30 minutes,...More

2  Thank Zsuzsa Z
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