We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
All photos (154)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“clock tower”(3 reviews)
“side chapels”(2 reviews)
“jewish ghetto”(2 reviews)
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
ul. Jana Zamoyskiego 2 | Podgorze, Krakow 30-523, Poland
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Krakow
from US$27.00
More Info
from US$17.60
More Info
from US$5.90
More Info
Reviews (68)
Filter reviews
24 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews clock tower side chapels jewish ghetto market square gargoyles brickwork facade sculptures beauty district architecture poland
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 24 reviews
Reviewed September 6, 2018

It's the largest church in the area and it's unmissable at night. It's built in a Gothic Revival style. The interior is shaped like a Gothic cathedral in the Gothic Vistula style. It is filled with numerous altars, benches and other items made mostly of...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed August 24, 2018

what an amazing church, the architecture is incredible, hidden slightly from the main roads this hidden gem is well worth finding, the history of this building is fantastic with tributes to many including pope john II. look for it, find it and love it.

Thank Alan157243
Reviewed July 29, 2018

Don’t miss this wonderful neo-gothic church in the heart of Podgorze in Krakow. It’s really worth of visiting. If you are not a church-fan, at least take a few steps backward in the square, so you can easily see the whole beauty of it outside....More

Thank tarjak2014
Reviewed March 21, 2018

The thing that caught my attention of St. Joseph Church was its architectural design. If you are not observant and your eyes don’t enough to see every details around,you will surely miss this church. Why? Because, it is not located along the street. In the...More

Thank Lilly C
Reviewed March 18, 2018

This stunning church is in the main square in Podgorze,from a distance you can see how beautiful it is but when you get closer you can see the real beauty of it. The architecture is magnificent with its large clock tower,gargoyles and saint sculptures. Inside...More

1  Thank Philfromcheshire
Reviewed January 30, 2018

Off the beaten track on the other side of the river to the Jewish quarter but a must visit as it is so gothic outside and so beautiful inside.

1  Thank lmorgan2015
Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

If you venture into the eclectic and very interesting Podgorze district you cannot miss this mammoth church that dominates Podgorze Square. The Church built in the Neo Gothic style of architecture is magnificent,the 80 metre high clock tower looks awesome and the all brick facade...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed August 1, 2017 via mobile

Another great and beautiful church! You'll find many around Kraków but this particular one is definitely worth a visit!

1  Thank leglobetrotter7
Reviewed June 9, 2017

St. Joseph’s Church was built between 1905-09 in the area that was the location of the Jewish ghetto during World War II. If you zoom in on my photos, you will see the clock tower, red brick, gargoyles and sculptures of saints. Beautiful church from...More

Thank ITRT
Reviewed June 1, 2017

Walk south through the Jewish Quarter and across the river and you will find this tripled spires gothic church. Beautiful main altar and side altars/chapels. You can easily spend a day just visiting the many beautiful churches located throughout Krakow

1  Thank RLWOrangePark
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 268 nearby hotels
Hostel Pod Sokolem
1 review
.36 km away
Aparthotel Adler
78 reviews
.42 km away
Aparthotel Lwowska 1
135 reviews
.53 km away
Qubus Hotel Krakow
1,837 reviews
.57 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1,860 nearby restaurants
Kuchnia Polska Gaska
296 reviews
.19 km away
842 reviews
.20 km away
Euskadi Kuchnia Baskijska
85 reviews
.22 km away
Primo Italian
156 reviews
.23 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1,003 nearby attractions
The Ghetto Heroes Square
1,286 reviews
.48 km away
Apteka pod Orlem - Ghetto Eagle Pharmacy Museum
397 reviews
.47 km away
Father Bernatek Footbridge
266 reviews
.33 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
April 11, 2017|
Response from Neil K | Reviewed this property |
not sure on opening hours to visit,we were there early afternoon but it is free to enter.A great church and fascinating area and I hope you enjoy your visit. hope this helps ,all the best from Neil.