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

Swietojanska 50, Gdansk 80-840, Poland
+48583261028
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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 2 days ago
Neil K
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
via mobile
Beautifully renovated.

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

Reviewed 25 December 2017
Breckski587
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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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“restoration” (3 reviews)
“damage” (4 reviews)
“culture” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Swietojanska 50, Gdansk 80-840, Poland
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Reviewed 2 days ago 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

Thank Neil K
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Reviewed 25 December 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

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Reviewed 17 March 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

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Reviewed 27 September 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.

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Reviewed 26 June 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

Thank Chris H
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Reviewed 21 March 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

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Reviewed 12 March 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.

Thank AngelaM007
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Reviewed 17 January 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

Thank Cesilie V
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Reviewed 5 November 2015

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

Thank ziemowits679
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Reviewed 15 September 2015

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

Thank Elkabelka
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