What's so special about St. John's Archcathedral in Warsaw Old Town, Poland



While walking around the Old Town of Warsaw, the capital city of Poland, we came across this beautiful church which is just next to the Royal Palace in the city.  St. John's Archcathedral is one of Poland's national pantheons and stands immediately adjacent to Warsaw's Jesuit church. Along with the city, the church has been listed by UNESCO as of cultural significance. This Photo Journey shares a few photographs of the exteriors of the church and it's surroundings. We missed going inside as some ceremony was happening at that point of time and we didn't come back to this place during our visit to Warsaw.

While walking around the Old Town of Warsaw, the capital city of Poland, we came across this beautiful church which is just next to the Royal Palace in the city.  St. John's Archcathedral is one of Poland's national pantheons and stands immediately adjacent to Warsaw's Jesuit church. Along with the city, the church has been listed by UNESCO as of cultural significance. This Photo Journey shares a few photographs of the exteriors of the church and it's surroundings. We missed going inside as some ceremony was happening at that point of time and we didn't come back to this place during our visit to Warsaw. 


Above photograph is clicked just outside the Archcathedral and the shining building you see through the street is Royal Palace of Warsaw Old Town. Because this church is hidden inside one of the narrow streets of Warsaw Old Town, it's quite easy to miss it.

Above photograph is clicked just outside the Archcathedral and the shining building you see through the street is Royal Palace of Warsaw Old Town. Because this church is hidden inside one of the narrow streets of Warsaw Old Town, it's quite easy to miss it. 

St. John's Archcathedral in Warsaw is a Roman Catholic church in Warsaw's Old Town. St. John's is one of three cathedrals in Warsaw, but the only one which is also an archcathedral. This church was destroyed in World War II like many other architectures of the town and then rebuilt by Polish people.



St. John's Archcathedral in Warsaw is a Roman Catholic church in Warsaw's Old Town. St. John's is one of three cathedrals in Warsaw, but the only one which is also an archcathedral. This church was destroyed in World War II like many other architectures of the town and then rebuilt by Polish people. 

St. John's Archcathedral  timings are from 6am till 8pm and it's different on Sundays.      St. John's Archcathedral  is originally built in the 14th century. The last king of Poland, Stanisław August Poniatowski, was crowned and eventually buried here, and in 1791 he also declared the Constitution of May 3 inside the building. The crypt holds the bodies of Henryk Sienkiewicz , Gabriel Narutowicz (Poland’s first president) and various Mazovian knights.

St. John's Archcathedral  timings are from 6am till 8pm and it's different on Sundays.  



St. John's Archcathedral  is originally built in the 14th century. The last king of Poland, Stanisław August Poniatowski, was crowned and eventually buried here, and in 1791 he also declared the Constitution of May 3 inside the building. The crypt holds the bodies of Henryk Sienkiewicz , Gabriel Narutowicz (Poland’s first president) and various Mazovian knights. 

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