St Mary’s Church

Local nameBazylika Mariacka
LocationGdańsk, Poland

St. Mary's Church, or formally the Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, is a Roman Catholic church in Gdańsk, Poland. Its construction began in 1379, or 1343 according to the official website. With its volume between 185,000 m3 and 190,000 m3 is currently one of the two or three largest brick churches in the world, and one of the two or three largest north of the Alps. Only San Petronio Basilica in Bologna, comprising 258,000 m3 is larger, Munich Frauenkirche and Ulm Minster also comprise 185,000 to 190,000 m3.

Between 1536 and 1572 St. Mary's Church was used for Roman Catholic and Lutheran services simultaneously. From the 16th century until 1945, when Danzig became Polish Gdańsk, it was the second largest Lutheran church in the world.

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Opening hours

Basilica:
Mon -Sat:
from 8:30 am
to 5 pm (Oct – Apr)
to 6 pm (May – Sep)

Sun:
11 - 12 and from 13
to 5 pm (Oct – Apr)
to 6 pm (May – Sep)

Tower:
Mar 24 – end of Nov
Mar 24 – Apr 30: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
May 1 – Sep 30: 8:30 am – 6:30 pm
Oct 1 – Nov 30: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm

Dec – March 24 – the entrance to the tower is possible as long as the weather conditions allow from 10 am – 3:30 pm

Admission

Regular: PLN 4
Children, students: PLN 2

Tower:
Regular: PLN 6
Children, students: PLN 3

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Mary's_Church,_Gdańsk

Official Website http://www.bazylikamariacka.pl/

Email wniegda@diecezja.gda.pl

Phone +48 58 301 39 82

Address Podkramarska 5, 80-001 Gdańsk, Poland

Coordinates 54°20'59.37" N 18°39'11.032" E

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