Nowy Targ Travel Guide

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    Archangel Michael's Church
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Nowy Targ Things to Do

  • Monument of Wladyslaw Orkan

    Monument of Wladyslaw Orkan was founded on July 8th, 1934 thanks to members of the XVIII meeting of people of Podhale Region and sponsors from Podhale Association from North America. The mother of Orkan - Katarzyna Smaciarzowa Smreczynska - took part in the event of founding the monument. The monument wad made by Stanislaw Marcinow. Wladyslaw Orkan...

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  • Shrine of St. Jan Kanty

    St. Jan Kanty's shrine was sacryficed on September, 11 1904 by the parish priest of the Church of St. Catrine - Michal Wawrzynowski. At the same time, a document of foundafion of the shrine was put on the monument.

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  • Boards on the Town Hall

    There are some boards on the Town Hall's walls. The most interesting among them seems to be a board of the Pope John Paul II (Jan Pawel II). John Paul II became a honorary inhabitant of the town of Nowy Targ on June, 21 1996. The Council of the Town of Nowy Targ gave this gift to the Pope in an 650-year anniversary of the Town. John Paul II had a...

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  • Town Hall

    Nowy Targ has a quite big market square. It has about 1,5 ha. It was a place where people used to buy and sell things - a real market! Now, in the middle of the square there is a Town Hall with trees and benches around it. In front of the Hall there is guarded parking place.Till the end of XVIII century Nowy Targ's market square had wooden...

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  • Fence of the Church of St. Catrine

    The Church of St. Catrine is surrended by walls where there is a belltower, through wich you can get to the field in front of the Church. There are sculptures in walls of the belltower: of Jesus on the Cross with Hes Mother and St. John.

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  • Church of St. Catrine - interior

    The interior is in Baroque style. There is a painting of St. Catrine in the main altar. The painting was made by Rossowski in 1892. There are several important sculptures and paintings inside the Church: sculptures of angels in the main altar, painting of The Tru Face of the Christ the King, sculptures of St. Teresa and St. Kunegunda etc.

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Nowy Targ Transportation

  • Provate buses

    There are private buses of Szwagropol from Krakow to Zakopane. They also stop in Nowy Targ. I think that it would be better option than public buses as private one are quite new and more comfortable. Probably cheaper, too. The price of normal ticket from Krakow to Nowy Targ is 11 zloty.

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  • By Train

    Nowy Targ as a capital of Podhale Region it has a Railway station. It is not big but all trains going from Krakow to Zakopane stops here. The trip takes about three hours but, compering to buses, you may enjoy your trip admiring beautiful views from the train... In addition, a trip by train is much comfortable. It is better to take a fast train -...

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  • By Bus

    Nowy Targ is easly reached by bus. There are more than 10 public buses of PPKS from Krakow to Nowy Targ. The trip sjould be not more than two hours. There is a big bus station in Nowy Targ (in the picture) where you can find some shops and kiosks with newspapers and magazines. The bus station is close to the city centre - about five minutes from...

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