The City Hall and the Old Lublin Gate in Zamosc

The City Hall and the Old Lublin Gate in Zamosc

One of the main attractions of the city of Zamosc is represented by the building that houses the City Hall, located in the north of the Great Market, and not in its center as most of the city halls, this being the desire of the city's founder, Jan Zamojski, who did not want any view to overshadow his residence, the Zamojski Palace. In the north of the Krolowej Jadwigi Street, is one of the oldest gate of the three gates built by Jan Zamojski, which was part of the first fortifications mad... [ read more ]

The Renaissance Synagogue and the Zamosc Museum

The Renaissance Synagogue and the Zamosc Museum

A true jewel of the Renaissance, the Zamosc Synagogue was built between the years 1610-1618 on the Zamenhof Street no. 9, at the initiative of the Sephardic Jews. It worked as a house of worship until the outbreak of the Second World War, when the Nazis vandalized the building and turned it into a carpentry workshop. After the war, the synagogue housed the Municipal Library, and after 2005, was returned to the Polish Hebrew community. The collections of the Zamosc Museum are housed in sev... [ read more ]

Most beautiful churches in Zamosc

Most beautiful churches in Zamosc

The Cathedral of the city of Zamosc was founded by Jan Zamojski himself and was dedicated to the Lord's Resurrection and St. Thomas the Apostle. It worked as peer until 1992 and represents one of the most impressive temples in terms of Polish architecture. Considered to be one of the most outstanding Polish sacral buildings of the eighteenth century, the Franciscan Church is the largest church in the city of Zamosc and has a length of 56 m and a width of 29 m. Known as the "Church of the ... [ read more ]

The Old Market and the Bell Tower in Zamosc

The Old Market and the Bell Tower in Zamosc

In the extreme eastern part of the old town of Zamosc is located the Old Market also known as the Targowa Hall, being a place of extensive renovations necessary for the modernization of shops and cafes to attract a growing number of tourists. Built between the years 1755-1775 in Baroque style after the original wood tower was burned in flames, the Bell Tower in Zamosc was built after the plans of the architect Jerzy de Kawe. On the halls of this building you can see a series of commemorat... [ read more ]

Tourist guide to Zamosc

Tourist guide to Zamosc

Zamosc is a unique city, built in a meticulous manner and full of symbols. Since its origins, heralded a modern conception, namely that a city can be considered a true body built after the human model. According to this theory, it is said that the founder and architect planned the positioning of buildings in the city to imitate the human plane: the Palace is the "head", the city college academy symbolizes the "lungs", the city hall is the "heart" and the spine is the famous main street of th... [ read more ]