What to See in Poznan, Poland

What to See in Poznan, Poland, Poznan, Poland (B)

It’s rather peculiar that the city of Poznan in Western Poland isn’t a larger tourist destination. While Poznan is one of the biggest cities in Poland, it’s nowhere near as well-known to tourists as Krakow, Warsaw or Gdansk.

The city boasts many of the same qualities that makes Poland such an enticing country to visit – history, architecture, stories and food – but often with its own interesting twists. This is possibly due, in part, to it being part of Prussia prior to World War I. There’s also the fact that it was the scene of one the country’s most successful uprisings in 1919, leading to it being returned to Poland.

Visiting the city, I was constantly noticing elements that felt familiar and yet had intriguing differences that felt distinctly tied to the city of Poznan. These differences varied from pivotal moments of history, to architectural styles, to humorous explanations for the city’s emblem. Here are some of the many places I enjoyed exploring during my visit to Poznan, each a reason why I think Poznan deserves more attention from visitors to Poland.  ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: What to See in Poznan, Poland
Guide Location: Poland » Poznan
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: David Johnston
Read it on Author's Website: http://www.travelsewhere.net/poznan/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • cathedral
  • Bamberka fountain statue
  • Old Market Square
  • Town Hall
  • Royal Castle
  • Imperial Castle
  • Wolności Square
  • Raczynski’s Library
  • Wolności Fountain
  • St. Stanislaw Parish Church
  • Jesuit College
  • National Museum
  • Stary Browar
  • Saint Martin’s Croissant
  • Novotel Poznan Malta
  • Novo Square Lounge Bar