Pelplin Abbey is a former Cistercian abbey founded in 1258 by Sambor II, Duke of Pomerania. It was a daughter house of the Cistercian Doberan Abbey. It was first sited in Pogódki (Pogutken) near Kościerzyna (Berent) and re-located in 1276 to Pelplin. By decree of the Prussian government of 5 March 1823 it was dissolved. Since 1824 the church, as Pelpin Cathedral, has been the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Pelplin. Work on the Brick Gothic building (length 80 m, height 26 m) began in 1289. The church was finished in 1323; additional work was completed in 1557.

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Founded: 1258
Category: Religious sites in Poland

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Paweł Woźniak (17 months ago)
Absolutely amazing place, so colorful blend of gothic and baroque styles. Recently renovated cathedral must be seen by anybody driving A1. I would advise do check when pipe organs concert is performed.
shamack tattoo (2 years ago)
A lot of history and interesting facts. Tecomending to visit the catedral with the guide.
Paweł Tański (2 years ago)
Beautiful from the outside, no entrance inside because of renovation.
Fly on the Wall (2 years ago)
Disappointed that the renovations still in place. Second visit this year and not able to enter. Fortunately a lovely lady guide ( Małgosia) gave us fantastic tour of the gardens. Absolutely amazing place. Museum was incredible.
Piotr Kow (2 years ago)
Piękne miejsce, z bardzo interesującą historią. Miałem szczęście widzieć części wyciętych belek stropowych, wymieniany był wtedy dach. Belka z litego drewna 40x60 cm. Nie wiem z jakiego okresu pochodziła, ale chyba była cenna, bo firma remontowa chętnie pozabierała wszystkie wycięte odcinki.
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