The Gothic style arrived in Poland in first half the 13th century with Dominican and Franciscan orders. The Gothic architecture – characteristic The Gothic style was strongly connected with brick building. The churches were soaring,pillars with characteristic walls supported the vault, windows were small and walls werewithout decorations. Buildings were decorated by openwork tops.
- Castles: castel in Malbork, castel in Kwidzyń Kwidzyń Malbork
- Town Halls: in Wrocław, Toruń, Gdańsk, Szczecin. ToruńWrocław
- Gothic Houses: Kopernick House in Toruń, DługoszHouse in Sandomierz, Collegium Maius in Kraków. Sandomierz Toruń Krakó w
-Town walls and town gates: Gates in Szydłów, Sandomierz, Kraków with Floriańska GateKraków and Barbakan. Szydłów
Wrocław - Monastery Churches: St Wojciech in Wrocław, St Frańciszek in Kraków.Kraków
- Catherdral: in Wrocław, in Kraków on Wawel, in GnieznoWawel, Kraków
- Hall Churches: St Cross and Bartłomiej in Wrocław, St Marys Church in Toruń and Gdańsk, St CrossGdańsk in Kraków.
Sculpture and painting The most famous sculpturer in Gothic time was Wit Stwosz, creator of altar in Mariacki Church. Most sculptures were anonymous and presented Beautiful Madonnas for example Madonna from Krużlowa. The most important place of Gothic painting was Kraków. Works of art were anonymous and were connected with religion. In this time we can find different kind of paintings like: walls, books, boards or stained glass windows. One of the most beautiful examples of Gothic painting in Poland is „Zdjęcie z Krzyża” (Taking off from the Cross) from Chomranice. .Altar inMariackiChurch Taking off from the Cross Madonna from Krużlowa