Lublin Museum in Lublin

Lublin Museum in Lublin ranks among the oldest and the largest collections in the Eastern part of the country. In 2006 it was celebrating its 100th anniversary. Lublin Museum is an eminent institution in the region between the Vistula and the Read More »

The Chapel of the Holy Trinity in Lublin

The Church of the Holy Trinity called the Chapel of Lublin Castle ranks among the most precious and interesting monuments of Medieval architecture not only in Poland but also in the European context. It is a relic where the two great cultural Read More »

Wincenty Pol Manor House in Lublin

Wincenty Pol biographic museum is housed in a classicist country house that was built at the end of the 18th c at a small estate, Firlejowszczyzna near Lublin. The permanent exposition in the historic section of the building presents literary Read More »

State Museum at Majdanek in Lublin

The State Museum at Majdanek was founded in November 1944 on the grounds of the former German concentration camp. It is an institution directly subordinated to the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage. In addition to organizing exhibitions, Read More »

The Cracow Gate in Lublin

The Cracow Gate (Brama Krakowska) was built as a part of a fortification system (the walls surrounding the city) during the reign of King Casimir the Great, following a Tatar attack in 1341. It is an architectural symbol of the city. It serves Read More »

Lubomirski Palace in Lublin

It is also known as the post-Radziwill palace. According to historical data, the palace was completed in the 16th century. At that time, it was owned by the Firlej family. Afterwards, it was purchased by the Ostrorogski family, and in 1683 by Read More »

“Under the Lions” Tenement House in Lublin

It is located on 9 Rynek Street, on the east side of the market square, known as the Konopnica family side of the Old Town. The original owner of the tenement was Jerzy Organista. While it was owned by its next owners – the Cholewinski family – Read More »

Church of the Holy Spirit in Lublin

The Church of the Holy Spirit is located next to the city hall, the seat of the Lublin City Office. In the Medieval times, it served as a hospital church and a shelter for the poor, the sick, and the disabled. The then regulations ordered that Read More »

Building of the Crown Tribunal in Lublin

The Crown Tribunal building, formerly the Old City Hall, is located in the centre of the Old Town Market Square. The construction of the city hall was commenced right after Lublin was granted a city charter on August 15, 1317. The building is Read More »

Europa Hotel in Lublin

The eclectic hotel was built in 1865-67, according to a design of Ludwik Szamota. It was patterned after Europejski Hotel in Warsaw. Since the very beginning, it was considered extremely elegant, modern, well-equipped and well-staffed. The Read More »

Czartoryski Palace in Lublin

The Baroque Czartoryski Palace was designed by the famous architect of Flanders, Tylman from Gameren, at the turn of the 17th and 18th centuries. In 1728 the palace was rebuilt by Franciszek Magiera. Later on, the palace was owned by the Read More »

The Old Town Market Square in Lublin

The Old Town Market Square is the central point and the best known place in Lublin. It used to be a historical centre of the city. It was located on the outskirts of the old stronghold, near the former bulwarks, after Lublin had received a city Read More »

Morski Family Palace in Lublin

In the 19th century, a number of palaces with backyard gardens were located on Krakowskie Przedmiescie Street, in the vicinity of the Evangelical Church. One of the oldest was the Morski family palace from the late 18th century. The Read More »

The Union of Lublin Monument in Lublin

The monument was erected in 1826, thanks to the efforts of Stanislaw Staszic. A cast-iron obelisk cast in Kielce Steelworks is decorated with a bas-relief depicting two people shaking hands.  The author of the bas-relief, Pawel Malinski, Read More »

Botanic Garden in Lublin

The University of Maria Curie-Sklodowska Botanic Garden Lublin is a research and educational centre in Poland . It is located in the eastern part of the country, in one of the most significant Polish cities, in Lublin . The UMCS Botanic Garden Read More »

Lublin Holocaust Memorial in Lublin

The Holocaust Memorial in Lublin (Pomnik ku czci masowej eksterminacji ludnosci zydowskiej, Pomnik ofiar getta) commemorates the Jewish inhabitants of the city who were killed during the Holocaust. It was unveiled in 1963. In 2006 a controversy Read More »

Chachmei Lublin Yeshiva in Lublin

Founded by Rabbi Meir Shapiro, the Chachmei Lublin Yeshiva, (Jesziwat Chachmei Lublin), was an important centre for Torah study in Poland. On May 22–28, 1924, the cornerstone laying ceremony took place for the construction of the yeshiva Read More »

Trolleybuses in Lublin

Lublin is one of Poland’s three cities that still operate a regular trolleybus line. Other two cities are Tychy and Gdynia. One of the Soviet ZIU trolleybuses owned by the Municipal Public Transport Company (MPK) was renovated in 2003. The old Read More »

Lublin Railway Station in Lublin

Lublin Station is the most important railway station in Lublin. It is sometimes referred to as Lublin Glowny (Lublin Main), to distinguish it from two other (much smaller) stations located in Lublin. The main station building was opened in 1877, Read More »

Maria Curie-Sklodowska University in Lublin

Maria Curie-Sklodowska University (Uniwersytet Marii Curie-Skłodowskiej, commonly shortened to UMCS) was founded October 23, 1944 in Lublin. It is named in honour of Marie Curie-Sklodowska. Currently the number of students is almost 36,000. The Read More »

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