Poznan

Nightlife in Poznan; Poland

Poznan by night | Poland

Polish cities have a certain charm and … compactness. Poznan, Wroclaw, Krakow – each of these cities own a historic market square. What’s interesting, usually

The Town Hall in Poznan | Poland

The Town Hall in Poznan | Poland

This one of the most prominent monuments in Poznan has a rich history dating back almost to the 13th century. There are also interesting legends

Grand Theater – Poznan | Poland

Grand Theater – Poznan | Poland

The Grand Theatre in Poznan has been repeatedly awarded for its achievements and the quality of its performances. When we visited Poznan for the weekend

Imperial Castle in Poznan | Poland

Imperial Castle in Poznan | Poland

The Imperial Castle in Poznan was built for the German Emperor and King of Prussia William II. Since 1710 the castle has served various functions – it housed government offices of Germany, and after World War II it became a place of cultural events of newly rebuilt Poland.

Poznan Cathedral in Ostrów Tumski; Poznan, Poland

Poznan Cathedral | Poznan, Poland

The beginnings of the Polish State relate to the history of Poznan, especially to Ostrów Tumski – an island on the Warta River which is part of modern Poznan. The photo shows the interior of this first Polish cathedral.

Goats - symbol of Poznan; Poland

Poznan Goats | Poznan, Poland

Two goats are a symbol of Poznan and are known throughout Poland. The original statuettes of the goats are part of the clock on the Poznan City Hall tower. Every day when the clock is ticking at twelve o’clock, the goats collide with their horns while crowds of tourists applaud underneath. Wondering why?

Poznan Fara at night – baroque Basilica of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Mary Magdalene and Saint Stanislaus; Poland

Poznan Fara | Poznan, Poland

The full name of this Poznan Church is Basilica of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Mary Magdalene and Saint Stanislaus. Poznan Fara, or just named “Fara” is one of the greatest examples of baroque style in Poland.

The Old Market Square in Poznań with the Town Hall and Cloth Hall; Poland

Old Market Square | Poznan, Poland

Poznan Square is known for its colourful old tenement houses, which occupy the central part of the square and surround it. In the past they were the headquarters of rich merchants who sold their goods in the lower parts of their houses. Each tenement house was painted in a different colour to mark the property of a given merchant.