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Church of St. Jacob Cathedral

Stanislawa Staszica 11, Olsztyn 11-041, Poland
+48 89 527 32 80
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Interesting medieval church (XIV century) built up of red bricks in typical "Baltic-gothic" style... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Novi Sad, Serbia

It is impressive basilica hiding long history of the Warmia region. Definitely must to see on the... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2016
Michalina L
Stockholm, Sweden
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4 days ago
10 Aug 2016
Stanislawa Staszica 11, Olsztyn 11-041, Poland
+48 89 527 32 80
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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.

Thank DejanNS72
Reviewed 11 August 2016

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

Thank Michalina L
Reviewed 18 July 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

Thank 19ch65
Reviewed 6 January 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

Thank valkirius
Reviewed 27 October 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.

Thank ziemowits679
Reviewed 19 October 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

Thank Adekunle A
Reviewed 23 September 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.

1  Thank SunnyInes
Reviewed 24 August 2015

Normally, I wouldn't review the church but you might be interested in organ concerts that take place there (for sure in summer, I don't know if in winter too).

Thank Basia K
Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

I do recommend to visit this interesting church in bricks' gothic style. Well maintained and ready for visitors, interesting history and - worth mentioning - stop on the pilgrims way to Santiago de Compostela (St. Jacobs' north way).

Reviewed 25 June 2013

When we visited Olsztyn they just had Corpus Cristi and the church was completely full and they had a ceremony. We could not look around that much but we took a look.

Thank IldikoTakacs
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