Benedictine abbey in Tyniec

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street BenedyktyƄska 37, Krakow, Poland
www.tyniec.benedyktyni.pl - (+48) (12) 688 5 452 lub 450
Benedictine abbey in Tyniec - The Abbey seen from a distance
Benedictine abbey in Tyniec - Abbey's courtyard
Benedictine abbey in Tyniec - View from the Abbey's hill
Benedictine abbey in Tyniec - Abbey's courtyard
Benedictine abbey in Tyniec - The Church
Benedictine abbey in Tyniec - View from the Abbey's hill

Benedictine abbey in Tyniec Krakow Reviews

marcelina1985 marcelin…
15 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.

Opening hours:

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

Prices:

- no entry tickets, the only cost is to get there by bus or by water train
View from the Abbey's hill
The Church
Abbey's courtyard
View from the Abbey's hill
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