What to see

Ojcow National Park

Ojcow National Park – the smallest National Park in Poland. It has the total area of 2145 hectares. The woodland covers 1529 ha, which includes 251 ha of the strict conservation zone. This park Read More »

Dendrorogical Garden in Poznan

Dendrological Garden, covering the area of 4 ha, was established in 1920. Before World War II as many as 900 species and varieties of trees could be seen here. Since the Garden was open to the Read More »

Pomeranian Dukes’ Castle

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 Read More »

Ogrodzeniec Castle

In the past the Ogrodzieniec castle, perched on a rocky outcrop, was astonishing with its power and an impressive size. Today the castle, which played an important role in the defence system of Read More »

Olsztyn Castle

The Olsztyn Castle was one of the first and most fortified castles of The Eagles’ Nests Trail in Cracow-Czestochowa Upland. In the past it was not only a fortress, temporal royal residence Read More »

kazimierz dolny

The delightful little town with its unique atmosphere is a favorite holiday resort of poets an painters. Here the Vistula valley is cut by the deep ravines with a picturesque landscapes and Read More »

Checiny Castle

The royal castle in Checiny is a pearl of Sandomierz and Świętokrzyskie region. The monumental and unapproachable fortress was built at the end of the 13th century and throughout the centuries it Read More »

Sandomierz

Sandomierz is said to be a town of Father Matthew – from several years one of the most popular polish serial story takes place in this town showing its beauty to the world. In the fact, Read More »

Baranow Sandomierski

The Castle in Baranow Sandomierski is a shining pearl of polish architecture – not without the reason gained a name of the Litle Wawel or the pearl of the Renaissance, as the most distingue Read More »

Bison Reserve in Pszczyna

The only place to see the bizons in Poland is the Bialowieza Forest, and… Upper Silesia.  The history of bisons in Pszczyna goes back to the 1865. At this time 4 bisons were transported  to Read More »

Lancut Castle

The Lancut Castle is one of the most splendid magnatial residences in Poland. During its heyday the castle hosted such notables as: future king of France Louis IX, prince Antoni de Bourbon, king Read More »

Haczow

The Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Haczow is a pearl of the wooden gothic architecture on the Wislok river. However the church is famous not only for its interesting form Read More »

Krasiczyn

The Castle which was located on the trade route Przemysl – Sanok is one of the most beautiful architectural treasures of the Renaissance-Mannerism in Poland. About the castle’s significance Read More »

Krosno

In the past Krosno was described as „parva Cracovia”, what means „little Krakow”. This small town with a Renaissance cloth market and an intelectual life at a high level was resembling the royal Read More »

Lezajsk

For many years the Bernardins Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation attracts the crowds of pilgrims from all over the world. Lezajsk is an exceptional place of an incredible atmosphere and tradition Read More »

The Kamieniec Castle

Above the Odrzykon, the beautiful ruins of the Kamieniec Castle are situated on the hills, which were the settings for the most popular 19th-century comedy „Revenge” (Zemsta) by Aleksander Read More »

Grabarka

There is no more important place of pilgrimage for Polish Orthodox Christians than the Holy Mountain in Grabarka.  At the turn of the eleventh and twelfth century, the nearby Mielnik and Read More »

Hajnowka

In this small, seemingly inconspicuous town is located the biggest in Poland Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity. What-is-more thanks to its location near to Bialowieza and its forest, town is Read More »

Zywiec Brewery

Przemysl is one of the oldest and most beautiful Polish cities. The city situated on the foothills of the Carpathian Mountains proud of a wealth of over a thousand monuments of a great European Read More »

Przemysl, Cathedrals in Przemysl

Przemysl is one of the oldest and most beautiful Polish cities. The city situated on the foothills of the Carpathian Mountains proud of a wealth of over a thousand monuments of a great European Read More »

Gierloz, The Wolf’s Liar headquarter

Here on the 20th July 1944 the German officer Claus von Stauffenberg made an unsuccessful attempt on Hitler’s life. „The Wolf’s Liar” was one of the most famous and secret building of Read More »

Ketrzyn

In the past this Teutonic Knights’ town was known as the Rastembork and was a base from which were organized the expeditions for Lithuania. In 1440 the town became one of the founders of Read More »

Swieta Lipka Sanctuary

Elblag is situated at the mouth of the Vistula lagoon and at the interface of the two different geographical regions: Zulawy Wislane and Elblag Uplands, what makes this area very picturesque and Read More »

Elblag

Elblag is situated at the mouth of the Vistula lagoon and at the interface of the two different geographical regions: Zulawy Wislane and Elblag Uplands, what makes this area very picturesque and Read More »

The Cathedral in Frombork

Frombork owes its fame to its great historic complex of the Cathedral Hill and Nicolaus Copernicus whose life and work was associated with the town. Here he wrote his main work „On the Revolutios Read More »

Lidzbark Warminski

During many centuries Lidzbark was the main residence of the bishops of Warmia and a cultural and religious capital of the region. Thanks to its picturesque location and beautiful architecture Read More »

Reszel, the bishops’castle

The main attraction of the picturesque situated Nidzica is a famous historic fortress which now overlooks the town from a hill. The Teutonic castle „Neidenburg” was one of the strongest monastery Read More »

Nidzica, Teutonic Castle

The main attraction of the picturesque situated Nidzica is a famous historic fortress which now overlooks the town from a hill. The Teutonic castle „Neidenburg” was one of the strongest monastery Read More »

Kornik, Dendrological Park

The Kornik Castle is one of the most picturesque castles in Poland – a romantic mansion in the English Gothic style with many oriental elements, surrounded by a landscape park in the Read More »

Rogalin , the Raczynski Palace

The Raczynski Palace is one of the most magnificient nobles’ residences in Wielkopolska which history is related to the Poles’ bursts of the indipendence in the 19th century. The Read More »

Biskupin archeological site

The settlement discovered by a local teacher Walenty Szwajcer in 1934 turned out to be an old Lusatian stronghold from the 8th century BC. Now thanks to its reconstruction we can get to know the Read More »

Gniezno

It is hard to imagine that this small town was once the first political and religious capital of Poland. The Gniezno’s cathedral is a magnificent place where the first polish coronations Read More »

Kalisz, Sanctuary of Saint Joseph

Kalisz is a town with the ancient origins which was mentioned by Ptolemy in his in AD 142. According to the many Roman documents Kalisz was an important trade center on the Amber Route.  The town Read More »

Old Lichen, Marian Shrine in Lichen

The thing that makes Stary Lichen unique is the Marian Shrine described as „the Czestochowa of the North” and its miraculous painting of Our Lady of Sorrows, the Queen of Poland and the patroness Read More »

Chelmno

The history of Chelmno is integrally associated with the Teutonic Knights who founded here their capital city in 1233. Nowadays this charming town with many historic monuments is being promoted Read More »

Ciechocinek

Ciechocinek is one of the most famous polish Spa towns called „the pearl of Kujawy”. The town has a unique microclimate thanks to its salt springs rich of iodine. In the past it was the biggest Read More »

Golub – Dobrzyn castle

From the 18th century the town was divided into two separate settlements but the conspicuous symbol of its unity remained the Renaissance castle from the 13th century. The castle inhabited in the Read More »

Kozlowka Palace

The Kozlowka Palace is one of the best preserved aristocratic residences in Poland and for this reason has been placed on the top of the seven polish wonders. The numerous visitors are attracted Read More »

Radzyn Podlaski

The magnificient Potocki Palace in Radzyn Podlaski was calculated to have a great imposing effect on visitors – its architectural assumptions were completely different from the other polish Read More »

Janow Podlaski

Janow Podlaski is the oldest Polish state stud farm and one of the most picturesquely situated in Poland. The town is world-famous for its breeding of the purebred Arabian horses from which come Read More »

Zielona Gora

Zielona Gora is known as a Polish capital of the wine with its rich history and wine traditions. Every september during the Grape Harvesting Festival the tourists are guided around the town by Read More »

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 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. 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 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 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 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 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’ 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Read More »

The Palace of Cracow Bishops-National Museum in Kielce

The Palace of Cracow Bishops, constructed on Bishop Jakub Zadzik’s initiative in the years 1637 – 1641 is a brilliant and valuable example of Polish residences from the Waza epoch. Although there Read More »

The Museum of Stefan Zeromski’s School Years in Kielce

The Museum is located in the part of the school building which history started during the reign of Augustus II. Here, in the years 1874-1886 the biggest writer of this region – Stefan Read More »

Museum of Toys and Play in Kielce

The Museum of Toys and Play is the biggest and the oldest museum of toys in Poland. On an exhibition area of six hundred thirty-one square metres there are presented a few thousands of exhibits. Read More »

The Kielce Cathedral

The Kielce Cathedral is located in the centre of the region’s capital, particularly famous for its age-old history and artistic craftsmanship. The immense building is located on the St. Virgin Read More »

Monastery and Church on the hill of Karczowka in Kielce

Karczowka Hill is a picturesque hill in Kielce with a post-Bernardine monastery from the 17th century. Karczowka is a characteristic landmark, noticeable from every side of the city, located in Read More »

Geological Paradise in Kielce

The Geological Paradise is accumulation of geological reservations right in the middle of the city. The area of Kielce is abundant in geological reservations, therefore, it is a real heaven for Read More »

Jewish Cemetery in Kielce

In the second half of the nineteenth century, due to the rapid development of Jewish settlement in Kielce, the local Jewish community faced a necessity of orginising a new burial place. Read More »

Sienkiewicza Street in Kielce

Sienkiewicza Street in Kielce is the main commercial and historic “artery” of the city of Kielce. It was built in the middle of the 19th century. It was originally called Konstantego Read More »

Kielce Ghetto

Kielce was occupied on 4 September 1939 by the German army. Approximately 24,000 Jews lived in the town, a third of all inhabitants. Like in all other occupied towns anti-Jewish actions took Read More »

Kielce University

The Kielce University of Technology is a relatively young institution, although the traditions of higher education in Kielce go back to the beginning of the 19th century. It was here that Read More »

The Kielce Synagogue

The idea of building a synagogue in Kielce arose in 1897. For that aim Moses Pfeffer donated 20000 rubles. The building was designed by the town architect, Stanislaw Szpakowski. The synagogue was Read More »

Jewish Menorah Monument in Kielce

Jewish Menorah Monument or Monument commemorating Nazi victims of Kielce Ghetto erected is a monument commemorating 20,000 Jews from Kielce Ghetto murdered by German Nazis in August 1942 and was Read More »

Jasna Gora in Czestochowa

Jasna Gora is one of the main destinations for pilgrims in the contemporary Christian world. The Pauline Fathers were summoned to Jasna Gora in 1382 by Prince Ladislaus of Oppeln. The miraculous Read More »

The Miraculous Painting in Czestochowa

Jasna Gora’s most valuable treasure is the miraculous painting of Our Lady. Because of this painting, Jasna Gora became Poland’s most famous sanctuary among the numerous sites to Read More »

The Holy Virgin Mary Chapel in Czestochowa

The Holy Virgin Mary Chapel is the Gothic Chapel with the Black Madonna picture. That famous and sacred picture placed in the Baroque ebony altar is highly regarded for many miracles that make it Read More »

Town Hall in Czestochowa

The Town Hall is a symbol of the city, reminds people of the foundation of the up-to-date Czestochowa. It was erected for the seat of the local government of the new town in 1828, two years after Read More »

Feast of the Cross Church in Czestochowa

A parish Feast of the Cross Church, situated at the crossroads of Bialska Street and Sikorskiego, was constructed in the neo-Renaissance style in 1949-56 and consecrated on the 31st of January Read More »

Czestochowa Museum

Czestochowa Museum is one of the oldest cultural institutions in Czestochowa, functioning since 1905. It documents the city’s heritage, which is inextricably linked with the history of Read More »

Archaeological Reserve in Czestochowa Museum

Archaeological Reserve – covers a Lusatian culture cemetery from the beginning of the Iron Age(750-550 BC) with 85 excavated burial places and everyday objects, such as pots, bracelets and Read More »

House of Poetry-Museum of Halina Poswiatowska in Czestochowa Museum

In the family house of Halina Poswiatowska, the Czestochowa Museum created the House of Poetry. It is a museum exhibition of memory of the outstanding poet, as well as a place where writers, Read More »

Multicentrum Zodiak in Czestochowa

The Czestochowa Multicentre is a place, where they will show the young and not-so-young how to use knowledge to create things of great beauty and use. This is a place, where all residents – Read More »

Doctor Wladyslaw Bieganski’s bench in Czestochowa

Doctor Wladyslaw Bieganski was the inhabitant of Czestochowa of the century – sat on the bronze bench in Najswietszej Maryi Panny Avenue in front of the City Library named after him on the 23rd Read More »

Town Hall in Rzeszow

The most impressive building in the Market Hall is standing alone in a corner of the western frontage. The beginnings of his rise back to the late sixteenth century, and it was built probably Read More »

Mine drifts and the B pavilion in Jasna Gora parks in Czestochowa

The building dates back to 1908 and was built for the Agricultural and Industrial Exhibition. It is located in the south-western part of Stanislaw Staszic Park, between Pasaz Biskupa Barely and 7 Read More »

Archaeological discoveries in the Old Market Square in Czestochowa

During excavations carried out from 2007-2009 in the Old Market Square, a city well and probably the place where honorable executions were held, were found. So far the excavations have taken Read More »

Geometrical centre of Czestochowa

The centre of the city determined in 2003 was cast in bronze. It was funded by The Water Board of the Czestochowa district, which seized this opportunity to advertise the company, on the 75th Read More »

Lubomirski Castle in Rzeszow

The Castle is a spacious, quadrate building with the courtyard in the centre and the high gate tower from the west. It is surrounded by the quadrilateral bastion fortification made of stone with Read More »

Lubomirski Summer Palace in Rzeszow

Walking through the most picturesque street in the city centre of Rzeszow, called Under the Chestnut Trees Alley, you will find yourselves in the direct neighbourhood of the Lubomirski Summer Read More »

City Parks at Jasna Gora in Czestochowa

The park landscaping is situated in the western part of the city at the foot of the slope of the hill with the Jasna Gora Pauline monastery. The current shape was given to them by Franciszek Read More »

Golden Mountain in Czestochowa

Zlota Gora – Golden Mountain is a hill on the Trail of the Eagles’ Nests, located opposite to Jasna Gora. The Mountain is made of limestone and in its white slopes and excavations the Read More »

University of Rzeszow

The University of Rzeszow started his activity on September 1, 2001. University was established through the merger of Pedagogical University of Rzeszow, Maria Curie-Sklodowska University of Read More »

3 Maja street in Rzeszow

The main road that forms part of the City Centre starting from May 3 Street. For many years it is the main promenade and shopping center of Rzeszow city center. Street buildings are mostly small, Read More »

The Bernardine Monastery Defence Complex in Rzeszow

The Bernardine Monastery Defence Complex is one of the most valuable monuments of the sacral art in Rzeszow. The Bernardine monastery defence complex is late-Renaissance building with Baroque Read More »

Old Cemetry in Rzeszow

Old Age necropolis cemetery is hiding the remains of several generations of Rzeszow people. Old Cemetery was founded in the late eighteenth century after the adoption by the Austrian authorities Read More »

Museum in Bydgoszcz

The idea to establish a museum in Bydgoszcz was implemented only when the city had been taken over by Polish authorities. For the needs of the museum, the Municipality designated the building of Read More »

Archaeological Department in the Museum in Bydgoszcz

The beginnings of gathering the archaeological collections are connected with establishing the Notec Land Historical Association in Bydgoszcz in 1880. Most gathered historical items from the Read More »

Numismatic Department in the Museum in Bydgoszcz

The beginnings of the numismatic collection date back to the 19th century. In 1880, on the initiative of the Notec Land Historical Association, historical memorabilia, e.g. coins and medals, were Read More »

Biographic Department of Leon Wyczolkowski in Bydgoszcz

The beginnings of the Bydgoszcz collection date back to the year 1922, when Leon Wyczolkowski gave the Museum of Wielkopolska Region in Poznan an abundant collection of eastern art, featuring Read More »

The Church of Saints Adalbert and Stanislaw in Rzeszow

The Church of Saints Adalbert and Stanislaw is the original parish in Rzeszow with more than a dozen parishes added in Rzeszow over time. It dates back to 1354-1363 Wniebowziecia NMP, the Church Read More »

Opera Nova in Bydgoszcz

The Opera Nova in Bydgoszcz is one of the most modern and most versatile music theaters in Poland. Its abundant repertoire covering operas, ballets, operettas and musicals is completed with Read More »

Pomeranian Philharmonic in Bydgoszcz

The Bydgoszcz Philharmonic ranks among the leading musical institutions in the country. It has two permanent artistic groups. One is established in 1946. Its traditions date back even further, to Read More »

Water Tram in Bydgoszcz

The Bydgoszcz Water Tram is perceived as an element of the city public transport, and at the same time is a major tourist attraction. The popularity of this means of transport can be evidenced by Read More »

Ostromecko-suburban culture centre in Bydgoszcz

Ostromecko is situated on the right bank of the Vistula River, just 2.5 km from the district of Bydgoszcz called Fordon and about 10 km east from the city centre. The picturesque landscape of the Read More »

Old Market in Bydgoszcz

The Old Market is the central point of the city that was established at the order of King Casmir the Great in 1346. Until the end of the 18th c. the market was situated on an island. The old Read More »

The Church of the Saint Cross in Rzeszow

Orthodoxy in Rzeszow dates back to the old days. The records of the municipal court in Przemysl signify that in 1499 there were three Orthodox temples and two monasteries in the city, including Read More »

Church of the Assumption of the Holy Virgin in Bydgoszcz

It is a small, Gothic-Renaissance, one-aisle, Roman Catholic church, built between 1582 – 1602 on the site of the wooden chapel of the Holy Ghost. The church boasts a polychrome caissons ceiling Read More »

The Mill Island in Bydgoszcz

The Mill Island is among the most spectacular and atmospheric places in Bydgoszcz. What makes it unique is the location in the very heart of the city centre, just a few steps from the old Market Read More »

Orthodox Church in Rzeszow

Orthodoxy in Rzeszow dates back to the old days. The records of the municipal court in Przemysl signify that in 1499 there were three Orthodox temples and two monasteries in the city, including Read More »

Monument of the Revolutionary Deed in Rzeszow

Monument of the Revolutionary Deed is also known as the Revolutionary Memorial Walk and concerns, of course, battles waged in the Rzeszow region. This monument from the beginning aroused much Read More »

Gingerbread Museum in Torun

Gingerbread Museum is in Europe’s only real-live Gingerbread Museum – a fully functional 16th century gingerbread factory. Museum is an intriguing and magical place, filled with the history Read More »

Museum of Warmia and Mazuria in Olsztyn

The museum, opened in July 1921, has been located at the 14th century Gothic castle of the Warmian Chapter. In post-war times, since 1945,the Museum functioned as “Mazuria Museum” and in 1975 Read More »

Museum of Natural History in Olsztyn

It is a venue of the Museum of Warmia and Mazuria in Olsztyn, located in a late 19th century secessionist palace. The Museum is a home to over 18 900 mostly zoological, botanical and geological Read More »

Office of Artistic Exhibitions in Olsztyn

Situated in the city centre, at the seat of Olsztyn astronomical observatory, it is the largest and most prestigious Modern Art Gallery in Olsztyn. Initially it was situated in Olsztyn castle and Read More »

Olsztyn Philharmonic

It has all started with the Music Society which later developed into the orchestra. In 1962 Olsztyn National Philharmonic Orchestra adopted the name of Feliks Nowowiejski, an outstanding composer Read More »

St. Jacob’s Cathedral Basilica in Olsztyn

St. Jacobs Church was built in the 2nd half of the 14th century. The partially wooden part of the church tower was replaced with a new one in 1596. It is maintained, as the whole church, in the Read More »

The Warmia Chapter Castle in Olsztyn

The Olsztyn castle was built in the Gothic style in the 14th century. At present it houses the Museum of Warmia and Mazury. In its primary function the castle was the seat of the administrator of Read More »

The High Gate-Upper in Olsztyn

The Upper Gate, called the High Gate since the 19th century, was built in the 14th century. It is the only remaining gate of three which existed in the defensive walls surrounding the town. Large Read More »

Old Town Hall in Olsztyn

Located in the heart of the Old Town, the Old Town Hall was built in the second half of the 14th century just after Olsztyn received municipal rights. It housed the offices of the town Read More »

Canoe trips on the Lyna River through Olsztyn

Olsztyn is situated on three rivers – the Lyna, Wadag and a small Kortowka. The biggest of them all – the Lyna – rises near the village of the same name and flows through Olsztyn Lake District. Read More »

Thursdays with Copernicus in Olsztyn

‘Summer Thursdays with Nicolas Copernicus’ – a face-to-face meeting with the castle’s most prominent resident. This is an educational and entertaining event addressed to both residents of Olsztyn Read More »

Planetarium in Olsztyn

On 19 February 1973 – on the 500th anniversary of the birth of Nicolaus Copernicus – a ceremonial opening of Olsztyn Planetarium, designed by Ludomir Goslawski, took place. A colourful 205-tile Read More »

Astronomical Observatory in Olsztyn

The Moon, Sun, planets and planetoids, star clusters, nebulae, galaxies and comets may be observed every day in Olsztyn Astronomical Observatory, while its terrace offers a superb city panorama. Read More »

Museum of Nicholas Coeprnicus

Visiting The Museum of Nicholas Copernicus starts with the 18 minutes long performance: the light and sound presentation at the model of Torun from around 1500. The scenario of the performance, Read More »

Arboretum in Olsztyn

Arboretum named after the Polish Forest Society in Kudypy, was organized by The Forest Inspectorate in Kudypy. The Arboretum is situated next to the western boundary of the city in a forested Read More »

Nature Reserve in Olsztyn

Within the city boundaries there are two valuable nature reserves – areas of the protection of rare peat land vegetation: Mszar (of the area of 4 ha) and Redykajny (of the area of 10 ha), which Read More »

Ethnographic Museum in Torun

The Ethnographic Museum in Torun came into being 1st January 1959. Its creatress and the first long-term manager was professor Maria Znamierowska-Prufferowa, whom name, the museum has carried Read More »

University Museum in Torun

University Museum in Torun along the lines of similar institutions in the world connects elegant functions of the university with those of science, museum and education. Because of the relatively Read More »

Town Hall in Torun

The statue of Nicholas Copernicus is situated in the Old Market square in front of the Old Town Hall. It dates from 1853. It was made by a sculptor from Berlin, Friedrich Abraham Tieck, Read More »

Nicholas Copernicus Monument

The statue of Nicholas Copernicus is situated in the Old Market square in front of the Old Town Hall. It dates from 1853. It was made by a sculptor from Berlin, Friedrich Abraham Tieck, Read More »

The Leaning Tower in Torun

The Leaning Tower is a medieval city tower, which owes its name to its substantial vertical deviation (1.40 m). It was built in the XIV century as a vertical, 15 meter tower merged into the Read More »

Rafter’s Monument in Torun

Rafter’s Monument is located in the western part of the Old Town Marketplace. It was created in 1914 by a German sculptor, Georg Wolf from Berlin. It was founded by wealthy citizens of Torun. The Read More »

Saint Johns’s Cathedral in Torun

Torun cathedral of saint John the Baptiser and saint John the Evangelist is the oldest Gothic church in the Land of Chelmno, the beginnings of which are connected with the moment of granting Read More »

St. Mary’s Church in Torun

The post-Franciscan Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary erected in the second half of the 14th century, is one of the most outstanding artistic and architectural achievements of Read More »

Church of St. James in Torun

The neo-Renaissance edifice of the Artus House dates from 1891, but, as a matter of fact, it has been modeled on the former Artus House of 1386. The former building, renovated during the Read More »

Artus House in Torun

The neo-Renaissance edifice of the Artus House dates from 1891, but, as a matter of fact, it has been modeled on the former Artus House of 1386. The former building, renovated during the Read More »

Dybowski Castle in Torun

Dybowski Castle was erected on the left bank of the Vistula by Wladysław Jagiello as the seat of the Polish starosts and a strategic military point to the enforcement of the traffic control on Read More »

Monastery Gate in Torun

Monastery Gate is one of the eight gates which guarded the entrance to the Old Town in the Middle Ages. It was erected in the first half of XIV century, and new storeys were added in early XV Read More »

Bridge Gate in Torun

Bridge Gate is originally called the Transit gate or the Ferry gate. It owes its name to the crossing on the Vistula River by which it was situated. The current name comes after the permanent Read More »

The City Walls

The beginning of the construction of the municipal walls in Torun dates back to the 1360s. The commercial city that was growing rich and was an important military and administrative centre of the Read More »

The Torun Fortress

In Torun there is a military monument of the highest rank – one of the most immense systems of fortifications in Poland, built by Prussians at the end of 19th century to defend the western Read More »

Planetarium in Torun

One of the biggest tourist attractions in Torun is Planetarium, named after Wl. Dziewulski. It is the most technically advanced planetarium in Poland. Due to its characteristic architectural Read More »

Orbitarium in Torun

The Orbitarium is a new, original Torun idea of space popularisation. The basis for its conception was the mission of the space probe Cassini, whose main aim was to examine Saturn, its satellites Read More »

Nicolaus Copernicus University

Nicolaus Copernicus University (UMK) in Torun, founded in 1945, is the largest university in Northern Poland in regard to its scientific potential, as well as to the number of fields of study Read More »

The Vistula Panorama of Torun

The charm and harmony when viewing Torun from the Vistula river make this panorama one of Torun symbols and distinctive features. The panorama can be fully admired from the viewpoint in Majdany Read More »

Cosmopolis Fountain in Lodz

A peculiar Copernicus-related memorial, referring to the 8th page of his major work “De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium” and modeled on his heliocentric system is the Cosmopolis Read More »

Museum of the Fabryka in Lodz

The museum is housed in the mid-nineteenth century small palace (residence) of Karol Scheibler, one of the most important Lodz industrialists of German origin, known as “The Cotton Read More »

The Film Museum in Lodz

The museum is housed in the mid-nineteenth century small palace (residence) of Karol Scheibler, one of the most important Lodz industrialists of German origin, known as “The Cotton Read More »

Art Museum in Lodz

Mission of the Museum is to create conditions enabling contemporary viewer to communicate with the artistic oeuvre of the past and present generations and through it to awake his ability to Read More »

Philharmonic in Lodz

The history of the Arthur Rubinstein Lodz Philharmonic Orchestra begins on February 17th in 1915. Back then, at ‘The Great’ theatre ( which is non-existent today) on then called Konstantynowska Read More »

Izrael Poznanski Palace in Lodz

The system of the monumental edifices located in ul. Ogrodowa is one of the most spectacular examples of the power of the Lodz industry of the ‘steam-engine’ era. A line of huge Read More »

Ksiezy mlyn in Lodz

The name „Ksiezy Mlyn” came from the property that was intended for industry development and mill situated there, which on the beginning of XIX century was possession of Lodz rector, and from Read More »

Karol Poznanski Palace in Lodz

Izrael Kalmanowicz Poznanski erected his own family residence at the crossing of the former Dluga Street – the present-day Gdanska Street and Schulz Passage – now called 1 Maja Read More »

Piotrowska street in Lodz

Piotrkowska Street, situated between Wolnosci and Niepodleglosci Squares, is the most elegant of all the city streets. It is also one of the major attractions of Lodz. Once it was part of the Read More »

Lagiewniki in Lodz

Lagiewniki is one of the most valuable nature fragment of Lodz. Lagiewniki remains old Lodz primeval forest. This complex is situated in north – east part of the Lodz and a distant to the center Read More »

Palm House in Lodz

Palm House in Lodz has trees and plants that are about 130 years old. There are also many carnivorous plants in the Palm House at Lodz, which are really dangerous. As a result, pets are not Read More »

Botanic Garden in Lodz

The idea of establishing the Botanic Garden had already been present in the project of Park Ludowy (People’s Park) in Zdrowie district, prepared in the 1930s by Stefan Rogowicz, the manager Read More »

Liberty Square in Lodz

Several hundred metres south of the Old Town a new settlement grew in the 1820s. It opened up the straight-line course of Piotrkowski Trakt, its making was the beginning of the industrial Read More »

Church of the Holy Trinity in Lodz

In 1826-1828 reared at Piotrkowska Street Classical, Evangelical church of the Holy Trinity designed by Bonifacy Witkowski – architect of the Mazovian Voivodship Committee. The church, the Read More »

Herbst’s residence in Lodz

Edward Herbst (1844-1921) married Matylda Scheibler in May 1875. He was a promising manager of the largest Lodz textile enterprise, she was the daughter of the maker of its power. Their residence Read More »

Old Market Square in Lodz

The oldest Lodz square is the Old Town market. The transformations that this fragment of Lodz has undergone are so vast it is now difficult to imagine not only the look of the medieval little Read More »

Petersilge’s House in Lodz

The Jewish cemetery in Bracka Street was founded in 1892. Originally it was used as a burial ground for the victims of the choleric disease. The complex is encompassed from the south and the east Read More »

The New Jewish Cemetry in Lodz

The Jewish cemetery in Bracka Street was founded in 1892. Originally it was used as a burial ground for the victims of the choleric disease. The complex is encompassed from the south and the east Read More »

Orthodox Church of Laexander Newski in Lodz

It was built in 1884 according to the project of Hilary Majewski who gave it a neo – Byzantine look clearly visible in the domes and decoration details. Richly decorated interior has a Read More »

Town Hall in Lodz

The seat of the city authorities of former Lodz is located in Plac Wolnosci (Wolnosci Square), formerly Rynek Nowomiejski (New Town Market). It was designed by Bonifacy Witkowski, author of the Read More »

The Archicathedral of St Stanislaw Kostka in Lodz

The monumental temple, situated in the former Factory Market, now John Paul II Square, is the main centre of religious life of the Lodz Roman Catholics. Built in the style of Cathedral Gothic the Read More »

The Decalogue Memorial in Park Staromiejski in Lodz

The public park, also called the Walk or the English Garden was founded near Wodny Rynek in 1843 according to J. Brochocki’s scheme. The conception of the park underwent a number of changes Read More »

The Zrodliska’s Park in Lodz

The public park, also called the Walk or the English Garden was founded near Wodny Rynek in 1843 according to J. Brochocki’s scheme. The conception of the park underwent a number of changes Read More »

Marshal Jozef Pilsudski s Park in Lodz

The park was founded in place of the suburban forest felled during the World War I, situated to the west of the Warsaw-Kalisz railway from 1903. The original park scheme was planned already in Read More »

Manufaktura in Lodz

The Manufaktura project unites the past with the present, it connects the historical look with the modern design, creating a new image. Next to the old brick walls there is a facade made of Read More »

Silesian Museum in Katowice

The beginnings of the Silesian Museum go back to 1924 , which is the date of establishing Society of Museum of Silesian Land. The society started to collect objects of cultural and spiritual Read More »

Katowice Historical Museum in Katowice

Katowice Historical Museum is located in a beautiful historic building, built in the years 1908-1909, which was built for wealthy townsmen. The main objective of the museum is to document the Read More »

Museum of Mining in Katowice

Upper Silesia is known as a huge industrial region and especially as a coalfield. The exploitation of this valuable power engineering raw material for over 200 years caused a sudden development Read More »

Archdiocese Museum in Katowice

Perhaps the sweetest docents in the world guide tours (in Polish) through a fine and surprisingly large collection of Silesian Gothic-era sacral art. There are two galleries, though the first on Read More »

Piast’s Castle in Katowice

Piast Gliwice Castle – Museum of the Piast castle from the fourteenth century building, which was part of a line of medieval fortifications of the city. Housed the city arsenal, a prison Read More »

Nikiszowiec in Katowice

Nikiszowiec is a part of an administrative district Janow-Nikiszowiec of Katowice city. Initially it was coal miners’ settlement of Giesche mine built on the land of Gieschewald manor Read More »

Giszowiec in Katowice

Giszowiec is an eastern district of the city of Katowice, created as a coal miners’ settlement in 1907. Initially consisting of about 3,300 miners and their families, the district’s Read More »

Spodek in Katowice

Spodek is a multipurpose arena complex in Katowice, opened in 1971 at 35 Korfanty Street under the name Voivodeship Sport and Show Arena in Katowice, under which it is known in the Polish Read More »

Silesian Insurgents Monument in Katowice in Katowice

Silesian Insurgents Monument is located in Katowice, near Rondo Gen. George Zietka, Wojciech Korfantego Avenue, next to the Enterprise and Entertainment and Sports Spodek. It is the largest and Read More »

Marshal Jozef Pilsudski Monument in Katowice

Monument to Marshal Jozef Pilsudski is set facing the building of the Regional Office of Silesia in Katowice. Monument presents marshal sitting on a horse. The author of the monument is a Read More »

Silesian Library in Katowice

Poland’s oldest library in Upper Silesia, was built between 1922 – 1923. In 1998 opened one of the best equipped in Europe, the most modern in Poland a new building of the Silesian Library. Read More »

Parachute Tower in Kosciuszko Park in Katowice

Parachute tower in Kosciuszko Park is a monument and a symbol of the city. It is currently the only existing tower parachute in Poland. The tower was built in 1937 on the initiative of the League Read More »

Church of St. Michael in Katowice

The church of St. Michael Archangel was first built in 1305 in Syrynia, near Wodzisław Slaski. At that time it had a defensive purpose – it was used by the people living in the village as a Read More »

Cathedral of Christ the King in Katowice

Some 800 meters south of the Marketplace is the Cathedral of Christ the King, Poland’s largest cathedral, measuring 89 meters by 53 meters. The massive sandstone structure was erected between Read More »

Street skyscraper in Katowice

In 1929, in Katowice, at Wigury Street, in 1915 started to build the highest skyscraper in Poland. Designers were the designer and architect Stefan Bryla Mieczyslaw Kozlowski. After five years of Read More »

Market Square in Katowice

One could easily be forgiven for standing in the middle of the Rynek (Market square) and trying to find the Rynek (Market square). Simply put, it’s not your typical idea of a Polish market Read More »

Gliwice Palm House in Katowice

The history of the Palm House dates back to 1880 when a private conservatory of greenhouses was first built. Gradually transformed to house exotic non-native flora, the Palm House was made public Read More »

Silesian Parliament in Katowice

The eastern part of Upper Silesia became part of the Second Polish Republic following the Silesian Uprisings throughout the Upper Silesian region between 1918 and 1921, and Upper Silesia Read More »

Silesian Planetarium in Katowice

The Silesian Planetarium also Silesian Planetarium and Astronomical Observatory is the largest and oldest planetarium in Poland. It was founded on 4 December 1955 to commemorate the great Read More »

The Voivodship Park of Culture and Recreation in Katowice

The Voivodship Park of Culture and Recreation is a recreation complex located in the center of the Metropolitan Association of Upper Silesia (cities of Chorzow and Katowice) in Silesia. It was Read More »

Silesian Amusement Park in Katowice

Silesian Amusement Park was opened in 1959, in the center of the Metropolitan Association of Upper Silesia (cities of Chorzow and Katowice) in Silesia. It has an area of 26 ha. In 2008, it has Read More »

Silesian Zoological Garden in Katowice

Silesian Zoological Garden is a zoological garden in Poland. It was founded in 1954 and is situated in the Katowice and Chorzow districts of Silesia. It covers over 47.6 ha within the Silesian Read More »

Upper Silesian Ethnographic Park in Katowice

A welcome departure from the industrial monuments route, this fantastic open-air folk park presents rural Silesian life through its aged architectural monuments. Since the late 60s, Chorzow Read More »

Rura Park in Katowice

Located on the eastern fringe of the Park of Recreation & Culture you’ll find what is apparently the largest kids’ playpen in Poland. Designed for ages 3 to 12, this indoor rumpus Read More »

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Read More »

Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Church in Lublin

The church and the convent complex was funded by Mikolaj Danillowicz, Great Chamberlain of the Crown, and his wife Zofia, nee Teczynska. The financial support came from the local landowners and Read More »

Church and Monastery of the Capuchin Order in Lublin

The SS. Peter and Paul church and monastery complex in Lublin was founded by Karol Sanguszko, the Court and Grand Marshal of Lithuania, and his wife – Maria Anna, nee Lubomirska. They owned the 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 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 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, 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 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 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 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 Read More »

The Former Lublin Industrialists Bank-The Grand Hotel in Lublin

The Lublin Industrialists Bank (Kasa Przemyslowcow Lubelskich) was established in 1884 by the owners of the largest factories at that time: Adolf Frick – owner of a brewery, Emilian Domanski – 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 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 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 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 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 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. Read More »

Podlaskie Museum in Bialystok

There are several museums in Bialystok. The biggest one is the Podlaskie Museum, located in the old Town-hall in Rynek Kosciuszki. It exhibits collections of archaeological and ethnographic Read More »

Army Museum in Bialystok

The collections of the Army Museum in Bialystok include cold steel, firearm and protective arms, uniforms, Polish and foreign clothes, arms and military equipment of regular Polish and foreign Read More »

Museum of Motorization and Technology in Bialystok

The Museum of Motorization and Technology was opened in 2006 on the initiative of the Association of Lovers of Old Cars and Techniques. It embraces people passionate about old automotive industry Read More »

Alfons Karny Museum of Sculpture in Bialystok

The collection of Alfons Karny’s sculptures is presented as a permanent exposition Alfons Karny – Opus Vitae’ and is owned by the Podlaskie Museum in Bialystok. The creation of the collection Read More »

Town Hall in Bialystok

The Town Hall in Bialystok was build 1745 ( the central part of the building) and the tower and wings 1755-1761. Now the area near of the town hall is closed for cars and there are some cafe Read More »

The Podlasie Opera and Philharmonic in Bialystok

The Bialystok Symphony Orchestra was established in 1954. After twenty years of an artistic activity it received a status of Philharmonic and moved to a new concert hall. A professional concert Read More »

St. Mary’s Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption in Bialystok

St. Mary’s Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption was built in late Renaissance (the oldest brick building in Bialystok) with a baroque presbytery built in 1761. The old parish church was Read More »

Saint Nicholas Orthodox Church in Bialystok

St. Nicholas the Wonderworker’s Orthodox Church is on Lipowa Street. It was built in 1843 – 1846 and replaced the previous orthodox church. The building features classical architecture was Read More »

St. Roch’s Church in Bialystok

The parish church of Christ the King and St. Roch was erected on a hill between 1927 and 1946. It is one of the very first churches in the world built in a totally modern style. The building was Read More »

Branicki Palace Complex in Bialystok

It is one of the most appealing historic buildings in Bialystok land, one of the best-preserved aristocratic residences from Saxon times in the area of the former Republic of Poland. Its current Read More »

Branicki Guest Palace in Bialystok

Branicki Guest Palace in Bialystok was built between 1766 and 1771 and was financed by Jan Klemens Branicki Foundation. Originally it was surrounded by a garden and was used as a residence, later Read More »

Chaim Nowik Palace in Bialystok

The residence of Chaim Nowik – a manufacturer and the owner of the biggest XX century cloth and hat factory in Bialystok – was built between 1900 and 1910. It is a palace characterized by a Read More »

Bialystok Zoo in Bialystok

Bialystok Akcent Zoo is situated on the site of the old park “Zwierzyniec”, it was originally established in the 1960s. Initially the object was intended to function as a ZOO only temporarily. Read More »

Jewish Heritage Trail in Bialystok

The project Jewish Heritage Trail in Bialystok has been implemented as an independent social initiative by a group of students and doctorate candidates, volunteers at The University of Bialystok Read More »

M7 Club

With regard to the interior architecture of M7 it is currently one of the most modern clubs in Poland. It has got originally designed interior with black, shiny glass and red sofas. The club also Read More »

Lipowa Street

Its name derives from the row of linden trees planted along the street in the second half of the 18th century, then called Choroska street, later renamed to Nowolipie. At the beginning of the Read More »

Hasbach’s Palace

One of the first factory owners from Łodz who decided to move to Bialystok in an effort to avoid the high duties placed on the goods imported into Russia was Ewald Hasbach. Next to the factory Read More »

Becker’s Palace

Eugeniusz Becker came to Bialystok shortly after the arrival of Ewald Hasbach. In 1883 he began to purchase land located between Brudska street and Brzeska street, and to construct factory Read More »

Planty

The garden too resembles the surroundings of the residence of the “most just nobleman in Poland”. Many traces of the original composition of the garden can still be observed, hence it Read More »

Esperanto Trail

Esperanto appeared in Bialystok as a synthesis of the citys multiculturalism, multi-ethnicity, and what follows, many intermingling languages. Its creator, Ludwik Zamenhof, wanted to create a Read More »

Ludwik Zamenhof Monument

A bust of Zamenhof was made by Jan Kucz in 1973. On the front of the column there is a text “Ludwik Lazarz Zamenhof 1859-1917”, on the reverse there is an engraved motto “Esperanto brings people Read More »

The Monument of the Great Synagogue

It is an important testimony of the citys history. The monument, located in a former Jewish district Szulhof, commemorates the Great Synagogue and the tragic fate of about 700 Jews who were Read More »

The Rose Garden in Szczecin

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. Read More »

The White Eagle Fountain in Szczecin

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. Read More »

St James Basilica in Szczecin

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 Read More »

Chrobry Embankment in Szczecin

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 Read More »

The Loitzs’ Mansion in Szczecin

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 Read More »

Jasne Blonia and Kasprowicza Park in Szczecin

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 Read More »

Central Cemetery in Szczecin

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 Read More »

Grunwaldzki Square in Szczecin

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 Read More »

Tarzania Rope Park in Szczecin

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 Read More »

Go kart centre in Silver Hotel

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 Read More »

Experimental Exhibition Eureka

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 Read More »

Underground Szczecin

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 Read More »

Arecheological Museum in Poznan

The origins of the Museum date back to September 23th, 1857 when the Department of Historical and Moral Sciences of the Poznan Society of the Friends of Sciences decided to establish the Museum Read More »

Armoured Weapon Museum in Poznan

The Armoured Weapon Museum was established in 1963-1964. Initially, it was a place where the students had classes on building and operation of the armoured equipment, in which, at that time, the Read More »

Museum of Musical Instruments in Poznan

The Ethnography Museum is a branch of the National Museum in Poznan, belongs to the oldest Polish exhibition institutions that present the wealth of folk culture. Ethnography Museum in Poznan Read More »

Etnography Museum in Poznan

The Ethnography Museum is a branch of the National Museum in Poznan, belongs to the oldest Polish exhibition institutions that present the wealth of folk culture. Ethnography Museum in Poznan Read More »

Poznan Historical Museum

Since 1954, the Poznan Historical Museum has been located in the Town Hall, the old seat of the City Authorities. Originally built as a small one-story structure, the building dates back to the Read More »

The Model of Former Poznan

The model shows Poznan as it was presented in Braun-Hogenberg’s picture of 1618. Its central part is covered by a town located on the left bank of Warta River, in the circle of medieval Read More »

Town Hall in Poznan

Formerly seat of the city council, one of the most valuable Renaissance architecture monuments in central Europe. The earliest mention about it dates back to 1310. It must have been erected Read More »

The Cathedral in Poznan

The monumental edifice that used to be a residence of the German emperor was built in the years 1904-1910 according to a design by Franz Schwechten, who apparently took on board many suggestions Read More »

Imperial Castle in Poznan

The monumental edifice that used to be a residence of the German emperor was built in the years 1904-1910 according to a design by Franz Schwechten, who apparently took on board many suggestions Read More »

Royal Castle in Poznan

The residence started to be built in the mid-13th century by the Great Poland prince Przemysl I. Most probably the first structures built were an inhabited tower and farm buildings surrounded by Read More »

Old Market Square in Poznan

The central square of the city established in 1253 on the left bank of the Warta River was designed on the base of a square with four 141 – metre sides. In terms of size, the square is the Read More »

Prosperine fountain in Poznan

Located in the Old Market Square, in front of the Town hall, it replaced a well from the beginning of the 17th century, one of four such wells in the square. The modifications were made in the Read More »

Graveyard of Distinguished Residents of Wielkopolska region

It is situated on the northern slope of St. Abelard’s Hill (Wzgorze Sw. Wojciecha) and spans the area of 1.8 ha covered with beautiful old trees. It is one of the oldest graveyards in Read More »

The City Walls in Poznan

The walls surrounding the medieval city were erected around 1280 in the place of the wood and earthen fortifications built immediately after the settling. The new fortification had a roughly Read More »

Merchant’s Houses in Poznan

They are unique relics of early commercial architecture. As early as in the 13th century there used to be herring stalls here that also sold salt, candles and torches, as well as some every day Read More »

Archbishop Palace in Poznan

Some type of bishops’ residence must have stood near the Cathedral from the time it was built. The earliest written reference to it comes from 1404 and mentions a structure erected by Read More »

Old Brewery in Poznan

Over the past few years, Poznan has become famous for its modern commercial centres which, apart from meeting the basic consumption demand, fulfil a variety of municipal and cultural functions. Read More »

Palm House in Poznan

The Poznan Tropical Plants Exhibition (The Palm House) is the largest of its kind in Poland. The first green house with a total size of 534 sq meters was built in 1910-11. Between 1928-29 a Read More »

Zoological Garden in Poznan

Poznan is one of the few cities which boasts as many as two zoological gardens: the Old Zoological Garden and the New Zoological Garden. The Old Zoological Garden former, situated in Read More »

Maltanka in Poznan

The Maltanka railway is supervised by MPK Poznan and it works from April till September/October. Older habitants of Poznan certainly remember first railway for children. Its opening took place on Read More »

Avana – climbing wall in Poznan

“Avana” is the world of climbing and recreation – The biggest modern climbing gym in Poznan. Here waiting for you are approximately 1000 square meters of climbing walls. Avana is open Read More »

Botanical Garden in Poznan

Botanical Garden, established in 1925, has been a public park and a university research institution. It is a perfect venue for relaxation after sightseeing the city. After walking along the paths Read More »

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