Adam Mickiewicz University is located in the City of Poznañ and was established in 1919. Its original name was the Piast University. The Ceremony of bestowing the Honorary Degree upon those whom the University Senate has decided to so distinguish is always held in the University's Small Auditorium and all those present may enjoy looking at a famous...more
The PKP website [in english] gives times of trains between Poznan and Wolsztyn it states which are steam. I took the 09.23 steam from Poznan ,it arrived at Wolsztyn at 11.18. Wolsztyn is a small place not much to see although there is a steam museum, i took the next ordinary train back.more
Poznan is one of the largest and most historically important cities in Poland. Its city center area has many shops, cafes, museums, and historical monuments. It is also a thoroughly modern city which hosts many conventions and meetings throughout the year. It is a quick train ride from Berlin and a good place to get some shopping bargains and get a...more
I discover this fantastic tea and coffe room with the delicious cakes!!The name is " VERANDA".There are two of them around "RYNEK" square.Friendly stylish enviroment with romantic colorfull decoration .Many tea tastes and coffees. choose your preferable cake and enjoy...!!!!more
Cytadela Park - Poznan is a beautiful inner-city island of greenery.The latest work of Magdalena Abakanowicz, was raised in Poznan. This world - famous artist was for twenty-five years professor of the Poznan Academy of Fine Arts and will receive the first honorary doctorate of this academy. The multifugure sculpture consisting of 112 headless...more
Adam Mickiewicz University - The first institution of higher learning in Poznañ, was founded in 1519 by Bishop Jan Lubrañski.The University occupies over 50 different buildings of varying sizes, which are located in the city of Poznan. The main University buildings such as Collegium Minus, which houses the Rector's Office, the University Library,...more
Malta Lake - Central Europe`s first year-round synthetic ski centre opened in 1993. The main 150m artificial slope has a tow lift and chair lift and there`s a smaller bunny slope for beginners. Nearby are a 560m summer sled track and a climbing wall, and at the bottom of the main slope is a kids` playground. Skiing rates are 8-10zl per half hour,...more
Museums around the Market Place:Archaeological Museum, Archdiocesan Museum, Ethnographics Museum, Museum of the History of Poznan City, Museum ofMusical Instruments, Museum of the Literature of Henryk Sienkiewicz, Museum of Applied Art, Museum of Old Motorization, National Museum, Wielkopolska Military Museummore
The Old Market is the central point of located here in 1254 new city.Main point of the Old Market is Town Hall. Beside that you can admire interesting tenement houses, Bamberka well, old pillary, the fountain of Persephone and baroque figure of St. Jan Nepomucen.First Town Hall was built in the 13th century. However its appearance changed into the...more
Today's appearance of St. Peter's and St. Paul's Cathedral dates from the 14th century, but the first wooden cathedral church was ready in 968.In the crypt there are some pre-Romanesque and Romanesque remnants of the oldest temples as well as the tombs of the first rulers of Poland (Mieszko I and Boleslaw Chrobry).There are also many other valuable...more
13th Century - In 1253, Przemysl, Prince of Wielkopolska, bestows Magdeburg Law rights to the town of Poznan. A regular street sytem is laid out around a central marketplace and a castle is added to the fortifications. Trade increases. The city has a coat of arms by 1295, the year in which Przemysl is crowned king of Poland.more
I recommend this hostel if you want to stay close to the old town and the railway station, and if...more
Plac Andersa 3, Poznan, 61-894, Poland
Good for: Couples
ul. Wyspianskiego 26a, Poznan, 60751, Poland
Good for: Business
Beer is a good price in Poznan, there was a large openair drinking area in the centre of town when i was there. By the way, Poles seem to drink a lot of TEA.
Weather in poznan is typically for all this Great Poland ( pol. wiekopolska) region. Light- to medium weights are worn during warmer months. Medium- to heavy weights are needed during winter. However do not forget that rainwear is advisable all year. Today I forgot about it :(.
The Poznan Marathon is a fantastic event with 3 000 runners from all over the world. The 6th edition of the Poznan Marathon on October 2005 will be an exciting race.
The Poznan Marathon is one of the major sporting events in Poland.