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Kościół Jezuitów (Jesuit Church)

  • Świętojańska 10 Map It
  • Stare Miasto
  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Published 07/06/2017

Fodor's Review

On the left-hand side of the entrance to the Cathedral of St. John you'll find the early 17th-century Jesuit Church, founded by King Jan III Sobieski. Highlights include the crypt and the tower, which offers a lovely view of the Warsaw's Old Town. Throughout the postwar years, a visit to this church at Eastertime was considered a must by Varsovians and its Gethsemane decorations always contained a hidden political message. (In 1985 the risen Christ had the face of Father Jerzy Popiełuszko, the Warsaw priest murdered the previous year by the Polish secret police.)

Sight Information

Address:

Świętojańska 10, Warsaw, Mazovia, 00-288, Poland

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Published 07/06/2017

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