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Cathedral of St. Peter and Paul

Ostrow Tumski 17, Poznan 61-109, Poland
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Historical Gem

Walked round the cathedral which was originally first one built in Poland. A visit to the crypt is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Raymond P
Magnificent and full of history

It was too full to enjoy during the Easter celebrations, but we went back again to get a proper... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kristina W
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Ostrow Tumski 17, Poznan 61-109, Poland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walked round the cathedral which was originally first one built in Poland. A visit to the crypt is a must as it shows potentially the baptismal font where reputably Mieszko 1 the first ruler of was baptised.And probably buried.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was too full to enjoy during the Easter celebrations, but we went back again to get a proper look and it was well worth it. I like to see churches, but not for too long, but this one seemed to stand out as different....More

Thank Kristina W
Reviewed 27 February 2017

The Tusmki Island would not be so beautiful without the Cathedral, maybe the most important in Poland and one of the most beautiful. The two towers are like a city landmark and the interior looks so beautiful and ornated. Unfortnately, I couldn't visit it for...More

Thank menq
Reviewed 28 January 2017

The most stunning building on Ostrow Tumski (Cathedral Island) is certainly the Cathedral of St Peter & Paul. Built originally in 968 it has been rebuilt many times after being destroyed. It was almost destroyed again in 1945 when its gothic elements were exposed and...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2017

This is where Christianity began in Poznan. A beautiful building, ornate and full of Poznan history. Many local people pop in to say a prayer and to worship.

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Reviewed 24 November 2016

Poznan Cathedral is one of the most important places in Poland especially due to history of country.

Thank Aleksander S
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Compared to other Cathedrals in Poland, like in Warsaw, Krakow and Wroclaw, it is an interesting place, not only for catholics and pray. Key historic place for the history of Poland and of Poznan.

1  Thank יוסי ג
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

The cathedral was built on an island between two rivers and is about a kilometre and a half from the city centre. It is certainly worth the walk or a tram ride. There are excellent explanations in English and make sure you take a 5...More

Thank johnnychips
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We were guided through the area, the history is amazing. We were able to see the historical older foundations under the current building ax well!

Thank Shinester888
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Worth the walk out to here "cathedral island" interesting history. I loved the the interior of the cathedral.

Thank montylove21
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Dominika R
Kogo przedstawia prostokątny portret trumienny?
24 April 2015|
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W jakim miejscu zlokalizowany? Który?
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Dominika R
Co oznacza skrót D.O.M?
24 April 2015|
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Response from Jacek Z | Reviewed this property |
wg wiki D.O.M. (łac. Deo Optimo Maximo - Bogu Najlepszemu, Największemu) – akronim umieszczany na nagrobkach i kościołach chrześcijańskich. Spotykany w kościołach i cmentarzach polskich. Na nagrobkach napis D.O.M znaczył... More
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