The Dominican Monastery Complex and the Cathedral of Lublin

The Dominican Monastery Complex and the Cathedral of Lublin

Lublin has many tourist attractions that are worth to be seen from which we will present a few religious buildings. At the edge of the old town of Lublin and at 100 meters from the Krakowska Gate, lies Lublin Cathedral, a former monastery complex owned by Jesuits, who arrived in this city of Poland in the 16th century with the aim to fight against the non-Christian religious movements. An other of the most precious sacred buildings of the city of Lublin is the Dominican Monastery Complex ... [ read more ]

The Krakowska Gate and the Grodzka Gate in Lublin

The Krakowska Gate and the Grodzka Gate in Lublin

As an architectural symbol of Lublin, the Krakowska Gate along the Grodzka Gate, is one of the two original gates of the city, built in the XIV century and rebuilt in Gothic style in the Baroque period. It connects the old city center and the south of the city, considered to be one of the most elegant element of the Old Town, and a favorite entering place of royal and parlamental people. Known as the "Gate of the Jews", as it functioned as a passageway that connects the old town and Jewis... [ read more ]

Tourist guide to Lublin

Tourist guide to Lublin

The city of Lublin is one of the largest Polish cultural and urban tourist centers. The first settlements in this area date back to the early medieval period, and due to its  positioning at the border of Poland, the city had an important role in defense, so today we can visit a large number of fortresses and high walls from the medieval times. Due to its position the city was also the target of attacks of the migratory troops during history, gaining the official status of town only in 1317.... [ read more ]

The Holy Trinity Church or the Chapel of the Royal Castle in Lublin

The Holy Trinity Church or the Chapel of the Royal Castle in Lublin

The Holy Trinity Church is located in the courtyard of the Royal Castle in Lublin and it is part of the Castle Museum. It was probably built before 1327. The frescoes from the beginning of the 15th century that can be seen in the chapel of the Castle are real rarities. The 14th century single-nave chapel was decorated with murals to the request of Wladyslaw II Jagiello, also known as King Ladislaus II Jagiello. The frescoes were made by the Russian Andrzej master.   The ... [ read more ]

Tourist attractions in Lublin

Tourist attractions in Lublin

Lublin is one of the ten biggest cities in Poland. The first way of arriving tourists often leads to the beautiful old town through the Krakow Gate. The Old Town of Lublin is not typical. The narrow, curving streets, tall stone houses, irregularly shaped town square are result of the renaissance architectural style of that period. Lublin is very clean, not only in the Old Town area, but the entire city. We would like to present you the most important tourist attractions in Lublin. &... [ read more ]

The Royal Castle of Lublin

The Royal Castle of Lublin

Lublin is the biggest city in eastern Poland, the capital of the Lublin voivodship and the ninth largest city in the coutry. Although attracts fewer visitors than Krakow or Warsaw, Lublin is a charming city with many architectural buildings and beautiful tourist attractions. If you consider visiting Poland, we recomand you this marvelous city. We would like to present you one of the most beautiful tourist attractions of the city: the Royal Castle of Lublin.     ... [ read more ]

Masovia and Lublin

Masovia and Lublin

Mazowieckie is also known as Masovia, it is in the east-central of Poland with Plock as its historical capital. It used to be the medieval residence of the first Dukes of Masovia. Today if you visit it, you should check out its largest national park called Kampinos National Park. It was created in 1959 and added to UNESCO list of biosphere reserves in 2000. Pines are the most common trees you will see here. Valleys of Vistula, Narew, Bug, Bzura and Wkra meet altogether. Lasica is the biggest... [ read more ]

Jurassic Castles in Poland

Jurassic Castles in Poland

The south of Poland has much to offer including the visit to Czestochowa. That is the place of spirits in the centre of Poland where you can check out the Black Madonna special painting. You might also wish to tour the Jasna Gora Monastery and try the guided tour of a Pauline monk. The next important sight is the Ogrodzieniec Castle near the Jurassic National Park. The Jurassic or Ojcow National Park is a limestone park. Horse Cabs Riding You can hire horse-driven cabs to get around in Pol... [ read more ]

Top Rated to See in Poland

Top Rated to See in Poland

In Poland, the most famous parts are in Warsaw, Krakow, Gdansk, Wroclaw and some might even mention to you Poznan, Torun, Szczecin and Zakopane. Lodz is in the Central part of Poland, and here you should see Manufaktura better known as the mall with a soul. Besides the Miejski Ogrod Zoologiczny or Lodz Zoo has many fascinating animals and many voted it as excellent. Piotrkowska Street is a landmark and being one of the longest pedestrianized commercial thoroughfares in Europe. There are many A... [ read more ]