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Elsewhere: Białystok, Poland

Elsewhere: Białystok, Poland, Bialystok, Poland (B)

When trying to figure out how to get between Lithuania and Poland, I came across the option to travel to the city of Białystok in far eastern Poland. Honestly, Białystok hadn’t been on my radar at all before that, but it seemed like a convenient stop to break up the long journey to Warsaw. What started as a transit stop, turned out to be an endearing, underrated destination.

Poland is still very much a country full of spots unseen and unheard of by the majority of international tourists and Białystok is one of them. While it may not be able to compete with the heavy-hitters like Krakow and Warsaw, I found Białystok to be a pleasant first step in exploring Poland and hope you’ll find something to your liking below.

Situated in the far eastern reaches of Poland, not far from the Belarussian border, Białystok is the largest city in the region despite its moderate size. The city and its surrounding metropolitan area has a population of 370,000 meaning it’s by no means a small spot. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Elsewhere: Białystok, Poland
Guide Location: Poland » Bialystok
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: David Johnston
Read it on Author's Website: http://www.travelsewhere.net/bialystok/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Branicki Palace
  • Palace Gardens
  • Kościuszki Square Market
  • Podlaise Regional Museum
  • Neo-Gothic Białystok Cathedral
  • Cathedral of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker
  • Church of St Rocha
  • Ludwik Zamenhof Centre
  • Villa Tradycja