Basilica of St. Mary

Gdansk, Poland
4.8 / 5
The temple is the largest brick cathedral in Europe, built in the Gothic style. Its construction lasted 150 years and stretched over three centuries. The tower of the church reaches a height of more than 77 meters. The interior is decorated with baroque statues and a magnificent 16th-century altar by M. Schwartz. Attention of tourists is attracted by the astronomical clocks mounted on the facade, created by G. Dühringer in the 15th century.
Basilica of St. Mary
Address:Podkramarska 5, Gdańsk
Phone:+48 58 301 39 82
Hours:monday: 09:00–18:00 tuesday: 09:00–18:00 wednesday: 09:00–18:00 thursday: 09:00–18:00 friday: 09:00–18:00 saturday: 09:00–18:00 sunday: 13:00–18:00


You should climb up the tower - great views especially on a sunny day. The climb ain’t easy - the staircase is narrow and you’ll lose your breath a few times... but it’s worth it. And the way down is easy haha


Slightly unsettling climb to the top of the tower. Buying tickets is easy, staff are friendly. You start by taking a narrow set of winding stairs up to the height of the church's interior roof. Then you have to face the tower. Looking up will make yo.. Read more »


Lots of history. Inside walls plain and only one stained glass window but nice busts/statues and side alters. Worth a visit.


Very impressive building. During the time of our visit some restoration works was ongoing. Nice to watch how they restore the building to its former glory.


Great tourist place , quite popular among the visitors and there are so many places to visit around.


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