What to see in Szczecin

 

Underground Szczecin


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Using existing 19th Century catacombs, German Stettin created this underground shelter in 1941 as a civilian refuge from allied bombing raids. The shelter comprises five levels, with a total depth of 17 metres. Its iron and concrete walls are three metres thick. The longest corridor is about 100 meters and the total...

Experimental Exhibition Eureka


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Experimental Exhibition Eureka is the biggest in Poland, the one of its kind exhibition of interactive experiments, on which in game way, through the works on instruments we can learn, experience and outlive a lot. The Exhibition is unusual – scientific funfair, prepared in such a way, so that everyone regardless...

Go kart centre in Silver Hotel


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Silver Hotel has one of the most modern and up to date go-kart tracks. Hotel is situated close to city centre. Interior decoration was inspired by F1 races. The track is 572m long and 7-9m wide and 31 go-karts is available for all guests.

Tarzania Rope Park in Szczecin


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It is a first rope park in Szczecin and neighborhood. An unforgettable experience, pure adventure - that is the high rope park. It is situated next to Glebokie lake. It is a perfect place to visit with friends and try to do something new and interesting. The park has 3 routes with different kinds of difficulties:...

Grunwaldzki Square in Szczecin


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Grunwaldzki Square (Kaiser-Wilhelm-Platz) is the biggest star-shaped square in Szczecin. It's the basis of its urbanistic layout as well. In the place where the Grunwaldzki Square is, in 19th century there was Wilhelm's Fort. It was the part of massive fortifications stretching around the city, making it unable to...

Central Cemetery in Szczecin


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Central Cemetery (Hauptfriedhof) is the vastest cemetery in Poland and the third biggest one in Europe. Opened in 1901, it was meant to be "the park cemetery" from the beginning. You can find many species of trees that come from North America and from Asia.

Jasne Blonia and Kasprowicza Park in Szczecin


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Jasne Blonia is a huge, green square in Szczecin's centre. This terrain was given to Szczecin in 1925 by Martin Quistorp. There is a monument of the pope John Paul II commemorating his visit in Szczecin 1987. He said a mass at Jasne Blonia then. The name "Jasne Blonia" came into existence as a result of a mistake...

The Loitzs' Mansion in Szczecin


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The Gothic tenement house at Kurkowa Street was built for Hans Loitz between 1539 and 1547. It was erected on the building plot purchased from Albrecht Hohenholz. The Loitzs were the influential family of merchants and bankers. Among their customers were Polish kings from the Jagiellon dynasty (funds granted by the...

Chrobry Embankment in Szczecin


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Waly Chrobrego (by 1945 Hakenterasse) was built between 1901 and 1921 in the area called the "Lower Wieck", replacing the Leopold's Fort liquidated in 1873. Waly Chrobrego is the 500-metre-long terrace running along river Odra, built up with monumental buildings. This whole area is considered the life's work of...

St James Basilica in Szczecin


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St. James' Archcathedral Basilica is the biggest church in Szczecin and the second tallest church in Poland (110-metre-tall tower). It is located on St. Jakub Street. The church was founded in 1187 by Beringer of Bamberg. The two-tower-basilica church, initially Romanesque, was being developed till the 14th century....

The White Eagle Fountain in Szczecin


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The Baroque White Eagle Fountain was designed by Johann Friedrich Grael and sculptured in the sandstone between 1730 and 1732 (according to other sources: 1729 and 1732) by Johann Conrad Koch. Originally, it was located at the end of pipes bringing water to the city from Warszewskie Hills. It is located at White...

The Rose Garden in Szczecin


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The Baroque White Eagle Fountain was designed by Johann Friedrich Grael and sculptured in the sandstone between 1730 and 1732 (according to other sources: 1729 and 1732) by Johann Conrad Koch. Originally, it was located at the end of pipes bringing water to the city from Warszewskie Hills. It is located at White...

Pomeranian Dukes' Castle


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The Pomeranian Dukes' Castle in Szczecin is one of the main centres of cultural life in the Western Pomerania. Rebuilt after war destructions it became the seat of administrative and cultural institutions, among others the institution named The Pomeranian Dukes' Castle, which aim is to support and popularize...
 
 
 

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