Cathedral of St John the Baptist

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Cathedral of St John the Baptist information

Wrocław , Poland
Plac Katedralny 18
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tower adult/concession 5/4zł
Opening hours
tower 10am-4.30pm Mon-Sat, 2-4pm Sun
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The centrepiece of Cathedral Island, this three-aisled Gothic basilica was built between 1244 and 1590. Seriously damaged during WWII, it was reconstructed in its previous Gothic form, complete with dragon guttering. The high altar boasts a gold and silver triptych from 1522 attributed to the school of Veit Stoss, and the western portico is a medieval gem. For once you don't need strong legs to climb the 91m-high tower, as there is a lift.