SkalkaCurrently Open [Closes at 07:00 pm]
- Address: Skałeczna 15, 31-065 Kraków, Poland, Krakow
- Timings: 07:00 am - 07:00 pm Details
- Phone: +48-124217244
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 00:20 Mins
- Tags: Church, Religious Site, Family And Kids
Dedicated to St. Michael the Archangel and St. Stanislaus Bishop, the church overlooks the location where the latter was killed by order of Polish King Boleslaw II the Bold. St. Stanislaus died in 1079. The Romanesque church built on this location was replaced with a Gothic one in 1472. That building in turn received a Baroque facelift. Some of the country's most distinguished National personalities are interred under the church. This includes diplomats, poets, freedom fighters, historians, artists, painters, sculptors, composers, Theatre directors and even a Nobel Prize recipient (Czeslaw Milosz). The church rises over the Vistula River some distance south of Wavel Hill. For a long while, members of the cult of Stanislaw considered this church an important place of pilgrimage. In fact, some still do.
- Opening hours provided here are based on mass timings. Actual visiting hours may be different. Confirm with the church before your visit.
- Visiting is prohibited to during Mass.
- Sundays and holidays 7 a.m., 8 a.m., 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.
- Mondays to Saturdays 7 a.m., 8 a.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m.
- Drive to here or take a taxi if you're coming from outside Old town.
- Walk or cycle to hear if you're coming from inside Old town.
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1.91% of people who visit Krakow include Skalka in their plan
2 PM - 3 PM
39.47% of people start their Skalka visit around 2 PM - 3 PM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Skalka
92.11% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Skalka
Nice place to visit, beautiful view over the lake
Skałka is one of the most important sanctuaries in Cracow and in Poland
Dont drink the water! Beautiful place.
In summertime there is a Gospel concert
Was closed when I went to visit, but still looks nice from the other side of the Vistula.