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Cathedral of St. Martin's and St. Nicholas

Farna 2, Bydgoszcz 85-101, Poland
+48 52 322 45 86
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Surely the smallest Cathedral I have ever seen!

It must surely be the smallest Cathedral I have ever been to but what a charming affair it is... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
Poznan, Poland
worth to see

very old church in a beautiful place, close to the river. Inside very interesting because of... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2016
anna s
Brwinow, Poland
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Farna 2, Bydgoszcz 85-101, Poland
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

It must surely be the smallest Cathedral I have ever been to but what a charming affair it is! Nearly pure gothic in form and style with beautifully renovated stylish polychromy on the inside, which however is relatively new. Perfect spot for a moment of...More

Thank kwiewiorowski
Reviewed 10 November 2016

very old church in a beautiful place, close to the river. Inside very interesting because of colours - violet, pink, navyblue and gold

Thank anna s
Reviewed 24 October 2016

This church doesn’t look any different than a standard gothic town church in Poland, although its location close to the River is very pictoresque. The church is fantastic inside though. Gothic architecture with baroque altars and colourful art-nouveau wall-paintings give a unique atmosphere of the...More

Thank vegnio
Reviewed 17 October 2016

so pretty, inside of the church is all hand painted and the alters are beautiful it sits down by the river so lovely spot

Thank tracyb66
Reviewed 30 August 2016

The deceptively sober facade hides a big surprise inside: an explosion of bright colors covering every square inch of the walls and roof plus 4 very ornate side altars.

Thank Bernard B
Reviewed 19 August 2016

From the outside this cathedral is not very different from any Polish Gothic church but once inside you'll be stunned by the burst of colours, every nook and cranny is painted in bright vibrant hues!

Thank Bernard B
Reviewed 22 May 2016

This is probably the most popular and well known 15th century church of Bydgoszcz. It stands witness to the life of the city of Bydgoszcz for over half of millennium. It has the rank of Cathedral. It has two historically important paintings of St Mary....More

2  Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed 25 January 2016

I have a real sentiment for this church. It is a beautiful cathedral but it is not huge in size or overwhelming. Upon walking in you will instinctively and inevitably feel the sense of "peace and quiet". For Catholics there are 24 hour confessions available,...More

2  Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed 14 August 2015

This may not be on Unesco, but it should be. Small, quaint, but marvelously painted with a very unique pallet that is distinctly different from most cathedrals. I think this is a must see.

1  Thank Prayzur
Reviewed 14 August 2015

St. Martin & Nicholas Cathedral is one of the most beautiful cathedrals in Europe. It is by far the most colorful I have seen anywhere. AS it sits in central Poland it has a certain eastern flair that you may recognize from other Russian Orthodox...More

1  Thank Prayzur
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