Corpus Christi Church (Kosciol Bozego Ciala), Krakow

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Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
If you wish to view impressive Gothic and Baroque architecture in Krakow, plan a visit to Corpus Christi Church (Kosciol Bozego Ciala), founded by King Casimir III the Great in 1335. This structure was built in the Gothic style between 1340 and the mid-1400s as a monastery and church, which explains its massive size. The interior boasts a mixture of Polish Gothic and Polish Baroque styles, with a sprinkling of Baroque elements from the 1700s. The church also contains the tomb of Baroque artist Bartolommeo Berrecci. Plan your Corpus Christi Church (Kosciol Bozego Ciala) visit and explore what else you can see and do in Krakow using our Krakow trip planning tool.
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  • Mix of 2 different architect, the dark Corpus Christi church can be discovered/visited for free. Interesting to see, explanation of it history with a guide is the best  more »
  • This was a revelation of a church on our tour of the Kazimierz. What an altar piece for starters! A giant of a church and very peaceful inside unlike some that are more central. A genuinely holy...  more »
  • Looking from the outside gives you no idea of what you will see when you enter. There's an amazing amount of gilt decoration and paintings inside. It's a very tall building and the space is still...  more »
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  • Beautiful church that stands in the main square in Krakow. In the hour a bugler plays from a window in the church tower, in addition to the bells. Just a shame that some tourists ignore the (pictorial) requests not to take photos inside the church. Rude!
  • Let me start by saying that I am not a religious person but still like to visit religious buildings from time to time to keep an open mind as well as just see the different structures and designs. This basilika is quite beautiful inside with many good paintings and some statues in as well. I think religious persons will love it.
  • Very old and beautiful church. The inside is decorated with 110 kg of gold leaf, which gives the basilica its grandeur. Very worth a visit
  • A very beautiful church decorated with tons of gold which gives it a sense of grandeur .
  • Amazing church , check out if there's any concerts v cheap , brilliant acoustics. We went to a concert here on our last night it was brilliant and only cost £6.

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