Town Hall in Zamosc

It was built at the turn of the 16th and 17th centuries according to Bernardo Morando’s design. In 1639 – 1651 the town hall was thoroughly remodelled by Jan Jaroszewicz and Jan Wolff. The edifice was enlarged and made higher by Read More »

Great Market Square in Zamosc

The Great Market Square belongs to the most beautiful 16th century squares in Europe. In every frontage of the square there is a complex of arcaded houses that used to belong to Zamosc merchants. The square measures exactly 100 meters in both Read More »

Cathedral Bell Tower

Cathedral Bell Tower was built in the Baroque style in the second half of the 18th century according to Jerzy de Kawe’s design. In the passageway there are plaques commemorating the martyrdom of the inhabitants of Zamosc Region (children, Read More »

Gates in Zamosc

In Zamosc, there are a lot of Gates. The Szczebrzeszyn Gate is one of the three town gates built according to Bernardo Morando’s design in the early 1600s. It was rebuilt in the 1770s and was also named the „Florian Gate” after the Read More »

Arsenal in Zamosc

Arsenal was originally a one-storey building, erected by Bernardo Morando in the 1580s and situated north of the Zamoyski Palace. It was one of the first public buildings in the town. External stairway placed over the portal leads to a low Read More »

Zamoyski Palace in Zamosc

Zamoyski Palace was the former residence of the Zamoyski family erected by Jan Zamoyski in 1579-1586 according to Bernardo Morando’s design. Zamoyski Palace is situated at the western end of the main axis of the town and used to be Read More »

Solny and Wodny Market in Zamosc

The Solny Market is one of the two smaller market squares situated on the crosswise axis of the town, which probably never got an ideal shape (50m x 50m). It was called ‘Solny’ (‘salt’) because salt brought from Drohobycz and Read More »

Zamosc Synagogue

Zamosc Synagogue is one of the most beautiful Jewish temples built in Poland in the Renaissance. It was erected about 1610 in the Renaissance style and its main part is a large prayer hall (11.5 m x 12.2 m). A lofty dome with moulded ribs Read More »

The Mausoleum of Martyrdom of Zamosc Region

This round military edifice was built in 1825-1831 as a defensive structure protruding 500 meters south of the fortress walls. The mighty 9.5-meter high defensive walls with embrasures form a circle of 54 m in diameter and surround a small Read More »

Bastions in Zamosc

In Zamosc, there are three Bastions. First is casemates Bastion No. 1. In 1596-1600 Bernardo Morando built the original military structure whose aim was to prevent access to the fortress from south-east. It was modernised by a military engineer Read More »

Zamosc Theatre Summer

It is one of the most important and recognised artistic events which was awarded a certificate of Polish Tourist Organisation for the best tourist product in 2005. For over 30 years open-air theatrical performances have been shown on the Read More »

Zamosc Fortress

At the turn of the 16th and 17th centuries Zamosc was one of the most modern fortresses in the Republic of Poland. The town was surrounded with mighty fortifications consisting of defensive curtain walls and bastions and a moat. The Read More »

Symphonic Orchestra in Zamosc

The Karol Namyslowski Symphonic Orchestra is the oldest orchestra in the country which has a special origin and folk roots. 4 November 1881 is treated as the date of establishing the orchestra in spite of the fact that its first concert took Read More »

Bugle Call in Zamosc

Bugle call sounded towards three directions of the world. From May till September at midday every day a trumpeter dressed in gentry clothes sounds a bugle call from the town hall spire. The custom of sounding the bugle call from the spire was Read More »

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