Poznan refers to the city which serves as the administrative capital of the Greater Poland Voivodeship. The city of Poznan lies on the banks of the River Warta and is one of the oldest cities in Poland. The city of Poznan is the 5th largest city in Poland which also doubles up as the capital of Wielkopolska region. Poznan was a nominee for the European Capital of Culture in 2016. Some of the cities that lie in close proximity with the city of Poznan include Bydgoszcz, Wroclaw, Gorlitz, Szczecin and Bautzen.
There are a number of attractions in Poznan that are a must-visit. One of these attractions is the Old Town Square or Stary Rynek which dates back to the year 1253. The square has tenements facades which include monument of Persephone, some palaces as well as the Baroque figure of Jan Niepomucen. The central of the square is home to a renaissance town hall which is fronted by a nearby whipping post that dates back to the year 1535. The other attraction in Poznan is the Stary Rynek 1. It is regarded as a jewel of Poznan’s architecture. It dates back to the thirteenth century and was reconstructed into Renaissance style by an Italian architect. The Town hall is home to a Museum which features among other things the city’s history that date as far back to as the tenth century. It features an exquisite interior and has two metal goats which is the symbol of Poznan which butt each other twelve times a day. To get to these attractions you need to rent a car in Poznan.
There are a number of attractions that are worth visiting in Poznan. One such attraction is the Ostro Tumski which refers to an aisle on the Warta River. There is a castle found here that dates back to the ninth century which also is the location of the first cathedral. The cathedral features a number of chapels with ashes belonging to polish kings. The Golden Chapel is the most famous of the chapels and it contains the remains of the first rulers of Poland. The other chapel of note is the Holy Sacrament Chapel which features a magnificent renaissance gravestone. Its basement is home to the relicts of the temple that date back to the tenth century. To get to these attractions, you need to hire a car in Poznan.
There is an attraction known as the Lubranski academy which was the first academy to be built in Poznan and which dates back to the first quarter of the sixteenth century. Not very far away is the Archdiocesan museum which is home to a number of collections including precious collection that tells the history of the isle. To get to these attractions you need car rental in Poznan.
There are a number of other attractions that are a must visit in Poznan. Some of them include the Kosciol Farny or Parish Church, Wzgorze Sw. Wojciecha or St. Adalbert’s Hill and much more.
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