St. Mary's Church, Gdansk

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Religious Site · Church
One of the largest brick churches in the world, St. Mary's Church was begun in the 14th century and can hold 25,000 people. The large hall has enough space for three aisles under the high white arches with carved relief star vaulting. The plain brick Gothic-sytle architecture stands tall in the city center and is an iconic structure for the city. Artwork inside the church, such as the Holy Mother of God sculpture and the Ten Commandants sculpture, date to the 15th and 16th centuries. The organ is a 21st-century addition; its sound fills the space with music. Put St. Mary's Church at the forefront of your travel plans using our Gdansk road trip planning app.
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  • I was quite impressed by the size of this church. From the outside the tower looks massive with the rest a bit hidden in the surrounding buildings. Once inside the size impacts you as a visitor...  more »
  • The Cathedral is very beautifull. In the time, we were there, there was another entrance and we had to look for. You can also climb the tower. It's 400 steps but you will get a nice view over the...  more »
  • Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, also called St. Mary's Basilica, is the historical parish church of the Main Town of Gdansk, often called the "Crown of Gdansk". St. Mary's...  more »

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