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John Paul II Route from Krakow
"We invite you to discover the history of an exceptional man whose pontificate has a unique place in the recent history of the world previously the Krakow archbishop Karol Wojtyla more commonly known as Pope John Paul II. His timeless message sent to people all over the globe is an expression of incredible wisdom and understanding of contemporary issues. Stressing the role of true values – common to different cultures religions and beliefs and calling up to reconciliation cooperation and solidarity Pope John Paul II gained a widespread respect and became a moral authority for millions of people.At the same time John Paul II and his pontificate have a special place in the history of the Catholic Church in Poland and abroad. His whole life was an unceasing discovering and loving God and staying faithful to his words
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Private Day Tour from Prague to Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum
"Once you are picked up at your hotel your driver will take you to Auschwitz-Birkenau. During your journey you can make use of free magazines WiFi refreshments information brochures about Auschwitz or minibar. Once there you will walk through the entire complex
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Auschwitz-Birkenau Tour from Warsaw with Private Round-Trip Transport
"Begin your full-day Auschwitz-Birkenau tour with a morning pickup from your central Warsaw hotel. Hop inside your private air-conditioned minivan with your private driver and gaze out over rural Poland as you travel south to Auschwitz.After roughly 3.5 hours arrive at Auschwitz I situated outside the town of Oświęcim. Leave your private driver and minivan at the entrance and join a guided group tour of the two parts of the UNESCO-listed complex — Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II-Birkenau. Walk through the gates emblazoned with the haunting inscription ‘arbeit macht frei’ or ‘work sets one free’ as your guide charts the harrowing events that took place here. It is estimated that more than a million men
From EUR71.00

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Family house of John Paul II

Pope John Paul II was born as Charles Joseph Wojtyla 15th May 1920 in this house of Wojtyla family on my picture. The possesion was renovated and there is a museum there since 1984.There are a lot of...
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Statue of Pope John Paul 11

This is one of many statues of this Pope in Wadowice. Apparently it is known by locals as 'The Cream Cake Statue'! The reason? - During John Pauls visit to Wadowice in 1992, he sat very near to this...
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Time pieces....

The distinctive clock tower of the basilica, with its onion domed cupola shows the time for the people of Wadowice and visitors, the 4 clocks are easily visible from different directions. On the wall...
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Former home of Pope John Paul 11

Admission to this museum is free (Donations expected)This was the home of the Wojtyła family of Karol, his wife Emilie and 13 year old son, Edmund from 1919, where they rented two rooms on the...
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The Parish Church (Basilica) of St Mary

Also known as The Basilica of the Presentation (or Devotion) of the Blessed Virgin or The Parish Church of the Oblation of the Holiest Virgin Mary!!Originally, a brick church, built in 1440 stood...
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Birth house of pope John Paul II

This is the house in which the Karol Jozef Wojtyła was born in 1920. Nowadays it is used as a museum. Museum of the Holy Father Family House in the native home of Pope John Paul II collects...
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Parochial church - the Virgin Mary's Offertory

This is a nice Basilica in the center of Wadowice, you simply can't miss it.In front of it is a headpiece of Pope John Paul II, and lots of people light candles there and prey for their favorite...
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The Boy Next Door

Right next door to the church is the boyhood home of the pope. He and his family lived in the upstairs apartment of this home. Their landlords, who lived on the first floor, were Jewish. You enter the...
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parish church

This was the parish church of John Paul II. It is a lovely, small building on the main town square. Right next door, to the right of the church, is the home of the Pope. Inside the immaculately kept...
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Papal basilica

The Baroque parish Church of Devotion of Holy Virgin Mary on the town square was constructed in the late 18th century, although the remodeled presbyterium dates back as far as the 15th century. It was...
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A Tribute To America in town museum

There is a town museum (Muzeum Miejskie) opposite to the pope's family house. There was a temporary exposition of photographs "Ground Zero - A Tribute to America" when we were there. We were too late...
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Interiors of basilica

Don't forget to get inside the basilica to see its very decorative interiors in Baroque style. The church has one wide nave and two aisles on both sides with numerous side altars. Pope John Paul II...
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Pope John Paul's birthplace

The residence where Pope John Paul was born and raised as Karol Wojityla in 1920 has been turned into a museum. On display is several photographs and family belongings. The museum is free to visit. ...
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BIRTHPLACE OF A POPE

Wadowice is the birthplace of John Paul II. There is a museum dedicated to the late pope, who was very popular throughout the world. The museum is what used to be his childhood home.
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