St. Mary Magdalene Church in Wroclaw and the Witches' Bridge
Updated: May 16, 2020
This gothic church from the 13th century is located near the Rynek square. The church was hardly damaged during WWII, and rebuilt fro,m 1947 to 1953. There is a bridge connecting the two towers of the church. Called the Witches' Bridge or the Penitent Bridge. The legend tells about a girl from Wroclaw who didn't want to marry. She was kidnapped and placed on the bridge and had to sweep the it until the end of times as a punishment. Visitors can climb to the bridge. It costs a few zloties and demands strenuous climbing.
Views from the Witches' Bridge