The oldest existing building in Poland which is the seat of a theatre. It was financed with citizens’ donations and built in 1875. As the name suggests, it was a place which propagated Polish culture during Prussian rule.
The last castle in Europe that was built for a living emperor. It was converted into Hitler’s residence under Albert Speer’s supervision. Thus the interiors present a Nazi German architecture that is unique to Europe. Presently it is a cultural centre with the Museum of the Poznań Uprising June 1956.
An example of the so-called Wilhelmian style; the building houses collections of Western European paintings as well as other works of art from antiquity, the Middle Ages and rich collections of Polish Art Gallery including contemporary works.
Aka the Poznan Opera House, a masterpiece of neoclassical architecture. It was erected a hundred years ago as part of the new castle quarter. A prominent place that has greatly contributed to the cultural life of Poznan.
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Not far away from Poznań, this park is excellent for those who want to take a rest away from the hustle and bustle of big city life. You can admire the rich flora,fauna and a number of glacial boulders of impressive size. A walk along Góreckie Lake is highly recommended.
In this wonderful Baroque palace you can learn about the Raczyńskis, an eminent family in the Wielkopolska region. You can go for a walk in the surrounding park, which is the site of famous historic oaks, or choose the gallery and get a taste of Polish art, namely of paintings by Jan Matejko, Jacek Malczewski Read more about Rogalin[…]
Located only 20 km away from Poznań, this stupendous castle and the nearby arboretum create an amazing attraction. In this outstanding place you will see the living conditions of 19th century Polish wealthy nobles.
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The next most important building in historical Poznań after the Town Hall. It is here that merchandise to be sold in the market was measured, weighed and taxed accordingly. Presently the building houses the registry office.
A symbol of modern-day Poznań from the communist days. This fine piece of architecture housed a department store in People’s Republic of Poland.
The work of the royal architect Johann Christian Kammsetzer. An example of classical architecture from the late 18th C during the rule of Stanisław August Poniatowski. The attic is decorated with the emblem of the Polish Republic along with the sponsor’s coat of arms, whose name was Kazimierz Raczyński. Presently the building houses the Museum Read more about Odwach (the Guardhouse)[…]