Church on the Rock (Kosciol na Skalce), Krakow

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  • This high place of the Polish nation contains among others the graves of Czeslaw Milosz, Nobel Prize for literature died in 2004, Karol Szymanowski one of the greatest Polish composers died in 1937, the great artist Wyspianski
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  • Formally a church of St Stanislaw and a Pauline order monastery. The site, when Krakow's bishop Stanislaw has been murdered by the order of the king (at least as the legend says), in what was a clash ...  read more »
  • I went to this church several times as it looks to be beautiful inside but it seems they have mass all the time! This is also where St. Stanislaw was murdered by the king. I went to the crypt (2 zl) a...  read more »
  • This beautiful church is most of the time not crowded. The lays a bit down the normal path around Kraków but it worth the detour. If there is a long line at Wawel Cathedral you can go here to have a look around.
  • In my opinion the most beautiful church in Cracow.
  • The Church of St. Stanislaw (Kosciól na Skalce, "Church on the Rock") is a Paulite church and monastery on the banks of the Vistula River in Krakow. It is dedicated to St. Stanislaw, the bishop of Krakow who was murdered on this site on orders of the king in 1079.
  • Beautiful church where Saint Stanislaus was beheaded. It is a little off the beaten path, so not as crowded as Wawel or any of the other popular sites.
  • Beautiful
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