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Church of St. Elizabeth, Wroclaw

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4.7/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web
St. Elizabeth's Church of the Catholic Third Order of Saint Francis is a Gothic church in Wrocław, Poland. It is one of the most iconic structures of the city's panorama.HistoryThe structure dates back to the 14th century, when construction was commissioned by the city. The main tower was originally 130 meters tall. From 1525 until 1946, St. Elizabeth's was the chief Lutheran Church of Breslau/Wroclaw and Silesia. In 1946 it was expropriated and given to the Military Chaplaincy of the Polish Roman Catholic Church. The church was damaged by heavy hail in 1529, and gutted by fire in 1976. The church's renowned organ was destroyed. The reconstructed main tower is now 91.5 meters tall. An observation deck near the top is open to the public. Since 1999 there is a memorial on the church property to Pastor Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a native of the city (then Breslau, Germany) and martyr to the anti-Nazi Cause.
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  • This church is worth zoboczyć first of all, because that is in the same market, right next to the kamieniczlach of Hansel and Gretel. But above all it is worth the climb to the Tower, from which you can see the whole. View much prettier than from Sky Tower, however, you have to get there without a lift, so people with mobility problems, unfortunately, do not benefit.
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  • A great site to see in Wroclaw. The city has several nice churches with different feels. This church is worth a stop to see its beauty. 
  • The Church of St. Elizabeth visited only because of there view point from the church tower. The Church is located on the market square. To get to the top of the tower you need to overcome quite a large amount of stairs, which are narrow (it's hard to take someone on them) and quite steep. It is worth to torture a little bit in order to be able to start to enjoy the panoramic views from the top. Something beautiful, the view from each side. You can see beauty, colorful buildings, bridges, churches. Really worth it and I highly recommend to all! :)
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