Budnicze Houses in Poznań

Budnicze Houses (pl. Domki Budnicze) is a group of three-or four-storey narrow houses located on the south of the town hall. They were constructed in the first half of the sixteenth century. In contrast to the patrician houses belonging to the frontages of the market, they belonged to a poorer merchants. Under their early Renaissance arcades merchant traded fish, candles, torches and salt. Hence their former name - herring shack. This is one of the few examples of terraced housing fair. The current name comes from the fact that in the house No. 17 was the seat of the Brotherhood of Budników (type of carpenters. As an evidenced you can see a a coat of arms with three palm trees and a herring and a signature Budnicorum Fraternitis.

Later on the arcades were walled up, creating small shops. Houses were almost completely destroyed during World War II. After the war, arcades were reconstructed using the original, Renaissance details. Nowadays arcades are still a place of trade, but mostly of souvenir products.

Source of description: planerGO

This object belongs to Poznań Old Town

Budnicze Houses in Poznań has the following opinions (reports) create opinion

user image of magda82
kolorowe domki jak z bajki Te przepiękne kamieniczki znajdują się w samym centrum Poznania. Nie da się chyba ich nie zobaczyć podczas wizyty w Poznaniu, ponieważ znajdują się zaraz koło ratusza. Jest to jedna z najbardziej 'kolorowych' wizytówek miasta :) rating 1 rating 2 rating 3 rating 4 rating 5 2012-03-22 23:16:26

Similar places by:

Price definition of price gratis
Geographical coordinates 52.4081911, 16.9340560
Address Poznań, Stary Rynek
Construction dates 1621 -

Who visits Budnicze Houses in Poznań

Visited on:
28.03.2013 - 03.04.2013

And wrote:
no text

How to arrive