Benedictine abbey in Tyniec
street Benedyktyńska 37, Krakow, Poland
www.tyniec.benedyktyni.pl - (+48) (12) 688 5 452 lub 450
Benedictine abbey in Tyniec Krakow Reviews
A great place to visit when you're in Krakow Mar 09, 2011
Benedictine abbey in Tyniec is a beautiful touristic attraction really worth to see when being in Krakow.
It is set beyond the Vistula river, 12-13 km off the city centre.
You can get there by bus number 112 ar by a water tram which is available from late spring to early autumn.
The Benedictine abbey was founded by king "Casimir the Restorer" in 1044.
Currently it is a main residence of Benedictines in Krakow. It contains of a monastery and a big church with some gothic relicts and a huge altar.
On the territory of the abbey there is a restaurant, bookshop and a shop with food and cosmetics made by using traditional Benedictins recipes.
The Abbey is open from more or less 6 a.m. until 8.30 p.m. (night silence)
Things to see:
- the church
- the monastery
- perfect views from the Abbey's hill
- shop with traditional food and cosmetics, based on old Benedictines recipes
- no entry tickets, the only cost is to get there by bus or by water train
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