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Rzeszow City Tour

History of Rzeszow as a fortified settlement on the Wislok river dates back to as early as the 14th century. Did you know that Rzeszow’s Old Town is not the oldest part of the city? Now it is hard to believe but for centuries it was just a small village. Let us take you for a trip through land and history and show you both the most popular spots of the known Old Town as well as the former rural area of the original town of Rzeszow. We will make sure you see all the highlight of the city such as Lubomirski Palace and the synagogues but also the area that used to be initial Rzeszow and some modern housing estates – all this will allow you to have a deep insight into the historical and social changes the city has gone through over the centuries. Are you ready to see the real Rzeszow?

We offer private guided tours of Rzeszow Old Town on request.


Tour itinerary:

  1. Meeting our private city guide in chosen language at your hotel at chosen time
  2. Up to 4 hours tour of exploring Rzeszow during which you will be able to see:
  • Lubomirski Castle, one of the main landmarks of Rzeszow; its construction started in the end of the 16th century, it was rebuilt between 1902-1906 (sightseeing from the outside),
  • Monument to Jan Pakoslawic, the founder of the city
  • Chestnut Avenue, a small street, built up with Art Nouveau villas,
  • Promenade – 3 Maja Street – former Communal Savings Bank, 
  • Tekielski Tenement House, one of the most interesting tenement houses in the city, it used to belong to a well-known Rzeszow architect, Mateusz Tekielski
  • Popijar’s Convention with the Church of Holy Cross, a complex of buildings entered on the list of monuments in 1979,
  • Monument to Tadeusz Nalepa, a bronze sculpture depicting Tadeusz Nalepa, known as the father of Polish blues,
  • Monument to Leopold Lis – Kula, a Colonel of Infantry of the Polish Army, and recipient of the Virtuti Militari
  • Theater – former Falcon Building, the only professional drama theater in the entire Subcarpathian Province,
  • Bernardine Monastery with a late Gothic statue of Our Lady of Rzeszow, 
  • Ghetto Victims Square, place of concentration of Jews before their deportation to the camp in Belzec,
  • Old Town Synagogue, one of the oldest synagogues in Subcarpathia,
  • New Town Synagogue, dates back to the 18th century,
  • Market Square, central part of the downtown; picturesque square features many cafés, pubs and restaurants; surrounded by renovated tenement houses,
  • Town Hall, a building that combines the neo-gothic and neo-renaissance style,
  • Kosciuszko Monument, erected in 1980; located near the town hall
  • The Castle Bridge – a bridge over the Wislok River, along the Castle route, connecting the city center with housing estates located on the eastern bank of the river
  • Jedzejowicz’s Palace, a secession building from the 19th century, built in the place of the former seat of the owners of Rzeszow from the 16th century
  • Staromiescie – the grounds of a pre-charter city of Rzeszow, in some studies called Old Rzeszow, and until the end of the 18th century even the Old Town
  • Modern housing estates

Whole tour lasts up to 4 hours.

What is included?:

  • hotel pick up at chosen time and drop off after the tour
  • comfortable, air-conditioned, private transportation,
  • service of a professional private city guide in chosen language for up to 4 hours of sightseeing 

Price: contact us

This private tour is available in following languages:

English, Spanish, German, Italian, Russian and others

*some languages may be subject to availability and prices can vary

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