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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Piotr Kow (10 months 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.
Lucyna Włostowska-Guzdaj (10 months ago)
Warto zobaczyć katedrę w Pelplinie. Myślę, że większość ludzi spodoba się ten duży zabytek. Przepiękna katedra XIII-XIV wieku i zaliczana do najpiękniejszych dzieł gotyckich w Polsce. Kryje w sobie przepiękny Ołtarz Główny. Warto chociaż raz być i zobaczyć! Polecam !
Krystek Markowska (11 months ago)
Have to visits,no words to describe..
Robert R (18 months ago)
very interesting church to examine - but only during summer time, winter - forget it, colder inside than out(don't know why they don't install heating though...)
Piotr Garbacz (2 years ago)
great place
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