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St. John's Church (Kosciol sw. Jana)

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Stunning church that can only get better.

St John's Church ( Koscial Sw Jana ) is a stunning church that is yet another stunni g piece of... read more

Reviewed April 20, 2018
293neilk
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Beautifully renovated.

This is a beautifully renovated old church which suffered extensive damage during WW2. We were... read more

Reviewed December 25, 2017
Breckski587
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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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20 Apr 2018
“Stunning church that can only get better.”
25 Dec 2017
“Beautifully renovated.”
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Swietojanska 50, Gdansk 80-840, Poland
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Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

St John's Church ( Koscial Sw Jana ) is a stunning church that is yet another stunni g piece of architecture in this most beautiful of cities. There has been a church on this site since 1358 and although this church was completely destroyed much...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 293neilk
Reviewed December 25, 2017

This is a beautifully renovated old church which suffered extensive damage during WW2. We were lucky to gain access during the free walking tour. We're not sure if the public can enter on an ad hoc basis. It is still undergoing building work and is...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Breckski587
Reviewed March 17, 2017

St John's is still very much a work in progress. The building was so badly damaged during the war that its restoration is still only in its infancy. In fact there was a restorer working on a gantry during my visit (March 2017) Small parts...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

Attended a wedding here and I was touched by the stunning restoration. The altar is incredible, considering it was the only thing not damaged from the bombing in the war. The church is a must visit.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Sydview
Reviewed June 26, 2016

This church has a history dating back to the 14th century. Sadly the structure was severely damaged in the second World War, but has been repaired and restored, using what was left of the original building and reproducing what was lost. The result is impressive....More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed March 21, 2016

interesting and historical if you like to visit a church it is worth a visit it can be a quick or long visit depending on how interested you are of the history of Gdansk

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed March 12, 2016

This church was built on swamp ground and you can see the results of that by the leaning walls. Small inside but very nice. Concerts are held here.

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed January 17, 2016 via mobile

A good mix of old building, grand history mixed with modern lights to hold conserts. A little bit of everything i must say. Its worth a visit i must say. Next time in Gdansk im hoping to be here under a consert. Im sure its...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Cesilie V
Reviewed November 5, 2015

With equipment deserves special attention stone altar. Interesting epitaph on the front door. The church hosts exhibitions, concerts, etc.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank ziemowits679
Reviewed September 15, 2015

Came here to listen to a fabulous concert - fantastic atmosphere, great acoustics, and a perfect location for a cultural center.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Elkabelka
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