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Hear the organ during the mass.

This church originally was built in the second half of 14th century and it has castle-like... read more

Reviewed May 15, 2018
podrozniczka60
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New Jersey
A mystical place

Like the castle, this church is also built of brownish-red brick and it is a huge building. It... read more

Reviewed August 24, 2017
Mira V
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Smarje Pri Jelsah, Slovenia
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15 May 2018
“Hear the organ during the mass.”
24 Aug 2017
“A mystical place”
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Reviewed May 15, 2018

This church originally was built in the second half of 14th century and it has castle-like appearance. It is a good example of Warmia Gothic architecture . It is located just a short walk from the old square.The beautiful interior includes Gothic, late-Renaissance, and Baroque...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed August 24, 2017

Like the castle, this church is also built of brownish-red brick and it is a huge building. It looks awe-inspiring outside, but inside it is really magnificent. It is very dark and cool, but once your eyes get used to the little light inside, one...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 15, 2017

We visited this excellent church with our kids. The church seems so big and gorgeous from outside, but you don't feel the same thing when you enter. However we recommend to see it outside and inside.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed May 25, 2017

Interesting medieval church (XIV century) built up of red bricks in typical "Baltic-gothic" style. Big and impresive with masive tower. Very rich decoration inside in different styles.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed August 10, 2016

It is impressive basilica hiding long history of the Warmia region. Definitely must to see on the trail of Gothic architecture

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed July 18, 2016

Went to my cousin's wedding in this Basilica on 25 june, 2016. The Basilica is imposing and well kept. The service despite had been given in Polish, the priest did do part of the service in English and read a paragraph in Spanish, which depicted...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank 19ch65
Reviewed January 5, 2016

Beautiful 14th century cathedral is one of the landmarks of Olszty.n. The place is worth seeing no matter which religion yu follow if any. Brick walls, massive multi platform front tower, great decoration and a scent of the past will charm almost every visitor. Take...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank valkirius
Reviewed October 27, 2015

Church building with modest furnishings, old was burned during the Napoleonic Wars. Very interesting architecture, equally interesting surroundings. I like to spend some time here.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank ziemowits679
Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

The church is early accessible by public transport and it has lot's of historical relevance to the city. Unfortunately you will need some Polish language skill or a Polish friend to explain and show you around

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Adekunle A
Reviewed September 23, 2015

Over 600 years old Gothic cathedral is one of the most precious churches in the Warmia region. If you're interested in religious art and architecture, then this place is definitely worth your time. Check local postings for organ concerts.

Date of experience: September 2015
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