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Poznan - a city of attractions: from monuments to delicacies

Poznań - a city that tempts with its monuments, culture and culinary specialities. It is a place where it is worth spending a few days to discover its secrets and charming corners. We present to you a short guide to Poznań's attractions.

1️⃣ The Old Market Square - the heart of the city, with beautiful architecture and atmosphere. It is worth seeing the Town Hall with its famous goats, the Górków Palace, or the Archaeological Museum, the Parish Church and many other monuments.


Poznań Stary Rynek (fot. Wojciech Mania)


2️⃣ The Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul - a majestic building from the 10th century, is Poland's oldest cathedral and one of the city's most important monuments. It is here that the first rulers of Poland were buried.


Poznań Ostrów Tumski (fot. Wojciech Mania)


3️⃣ National Museum - offering a rich collection of works of art, including painting, sculpture and decorative arts.


Poznań Muzeum Narodowe (fot. Wojciech Mania)


4️⃣ The Palm House - located in Park Wilson, this is a place where you can admire exotic plants and fish. It's perfect for a cooler day.


Poznań Palmiarnia (fot. Wojciech Mania)


5️⃣ Lake Malta - located at the eastern end of the city, with many attractions for tourists, such as a toboggan run, rope park and the Termy Maltańskie water park.


Poznań Jezioro Maltańskie (fot. Wojciech Mania)


6️⃣ Local cuisine - in addition to its sights and culture, Poznań is also famous for its unique flavours. Be sure to try pyry with gzikiem (potato dumplings), duck with dumplings and red cabbage, and for dessert the traditional St Martin's croissant.


Poznań kuchnia lokalna (fot. Wojciech Mania)


These are just a few of the many offerings that Poznań and its surroundings have to offer. Without a doubt, it is a place worth visiting and exploring its cultural and culinary heritage.

WM, 28.03.2023
Photo Wojciech Mania

Poznań in Bocuse d'Or 2020