"Huge lifelike statues!" Top 5 Page for this destination Basilica of St Mary - Kosciol Mariacki Tip by matcrazy1

  THE WORLD'S BIGGEST GOTHIC SCULPTURE
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World's largest medieval sculpture consists of 200 fine limewood sculptures treated with color and gold foil.

The central part, with huge lifelike statues of the saints, depicts dramatically the Virgin Mary's Quietus among the Apostles. Looking upwards one sees the Ascension of Our Lady and Lord. And at the top there is the Madonna?s Heavenly Coronation by the Trinity.



Address: Main altar of the basilica of the Virgin Mary's
Directions: NE corner of the Main Market Square
Phone: 48 58 301 39 82
Website: http://www.bazylikamariacka.pl

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  • Updated Oct 19, 2003
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