Poznań - information about the city
Poznań is a city on the Warta river in west-central Poland, with a population of 556,022 (in June 2009). It is among the oldest cities in Poland , and was one of the most important centres in the early Polish state, whose first rulers were buried at Poznań's cathedral. Poznań is sometimes claimed to be the first capital of the kingdom of Poland. In the year 2012 Poznań will be one of 4 polish cities that will host a footbal competition - Euro 2012.
Source of description http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poznań
Poznań - tourist attractions
|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 merch...
|Poznań Old Town
|Poznań Old Town is a central neighbourhood of the city of Poznań in western Poland, covering the area of the walled medieval city of Poznań. It is called Stare Miasto in Polish (although that name may also refer to the wider administrative district of Stare Miasto , which extends to most of the city...
|Imperial Castle in Poznań
|The Imperial Castle in Poznań, popularly called Zamek is a palace in Poznań, Poland. It was constructed in 1910 by Franz Schwechten for William II, German Emperor, with a significant input from William himself. Since its completion, the building has housed government offices of Germany (to 1918 and ...
|Royal Castle, Poznań
|The Royal Castle in Poznań (Zamek Królewski w Poznaniu) is the oldest preserved king residence in Poland. Dates from 1249 and the reign of Przemysł I. Located in the Polish city of Poznań, it was largely destroyed during the Second World War but has since been partly rebuilt. There are plans to ...
|Poznań Town Hall
|Poznań Town Hall or Ratusz is a building in the city of Poznań in western Poland, located in the Old Market Square (Stary Rynek) in the centre of the Old Town neighbourhood. It served as the city's administrative building until 1939, and now houses a museum. The town hall was originally built in the...
|Shopping, Arts and Business Center "Stary Browar" (Old Brewery in english) is a commercial centre and art site, built in November 2003, located in the center of Poznan at Półwiejska Street. The center is a combination of retail space and an art gallery. The shopping center is adjacent to a Class ...
|Fara Church in Poznań
|Fara Church in Poznań (full-name in polish: Kolegiata Matki Boskiej Nieustającej Pomocy i św. Marii Magdaleny w Poznaniu) - a Baroque parish church located on a cross of streets Gołębia and Świętosławska. On June 29, 2010 under special permission granted by Pope Benedict XVI, the church raised to th...
|Gasworks in Poznań
|Municipal gasworks in Poznan on the Island Grobla. The first construction works started in 1853. Its designer, commissioned by Mayor Eugene Naumann was a British architect John Moore. Starting apparatus for gas production from coal was on 14 of November 1856, and supplied 414 lanterns connected to t...
|Wilson Park in Poznan
|Wilson Park in Poznan is one of the most beautiful parks in the city. Has an area of 7.2 ha, and its origins date back to 1834, when it was purchased by the "Society for Beautifying the City". They created a plantation of trees which were later on planted in various places in Poznań. In 1902 the ...
|Ostrów Tumski, Poznań
|Ostrów Tumski (meaning "Cathedral Island") is an island between two branches of the river Warta in the city of Poznań in western Poland. Poznań Cathedral and other ecclesiastical buildings occupy the central part of the island. Ostrów Tumski is part of the city's former Nowe Miasto ("New Town") dist...
Geographical coordinates: 52.4167, 16.9667
Approximate population: 556,022
Approximate population: 556,022
The oldest constructions
The highest points
The longest objects
- Sołacki Park (1,100 m.)
- Freedom Square in Poznan (205 m.)
- Archcathedral Basilica of St. Peter and St. Paul, Poznań (72 m.)
- Palatium in Poznań (27.25 m.)