A Brief Tour of the Church of St. Mary Magdalene in Wroclaw

On Sunday, after a brief recharge nap, I was able to explore a bit of Old Town Wroclaw. One of the sights to see is the Church of St. Mary Magdalene. It is a gothic church located near the central market square. The church was built in stages starting in 1330. There are two towers on the front of the church which were originally the home of two needle-shaped cupolas in 1481. There is also a bridge connecting the two towers called, “The Witch’s Bridge.” According to legend, the shadows seen on the bridge are the souls of girls who seduced men without wanting to be married because they were afraid of housekeeping.

Here is a view of the organ pipes that appear in the rear of the church above the entryway.

In this view, you can see down the side corridor of the church. On the right, you can see alcoves in the wall where memorials and some tombs for former church officials are located.

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