16 Sights in Bydgoszcz, Poland (with Map and Images)
Explore interesting sights in Bydgoszcz, Poland. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 16 sights are available in Bydgoszcz, Poland.List of cities in PolandSightseeing Tours in Bydgoszcz
1. Valley of Death
Valley of Death in Fordon, Bydgoszcz, northern Poland, is a site of Nazi German mass murder committed at the beginning of World War II and a mass grave of 1,200–1,400 Poles and Jews murdered in October and November 1939 by the local German Selbstschutz and the Gestapo. The murders were a part of Intelligenzaktion in Pomerania, a Nazi action aimed at the elimination of the Polish intelligentsia in Reichsgau Danzig-West Prussia, which included the former Pomeranian Voivodeship. It was part of a larger genocidal action that took place in all German occupied Poland, code-named Operation Tannenberg.
2. Kościół pw. Świętego Wincentego à Paulo
St. Vincent de Paul Basilica Minor in Bydgoszcz is located in downtown Bydgoszcz, Poland, at Ossoliński Alley, 2. It is dedicated to saint Vincent de Paul. The basilica, completed in 1945, has been designed by Polish architect Adam Ballenstedt and comprises the church, a monastery and a park. It has been registered on the Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship Heritage List on May 30, 1996. Minor Basilica dedication has been carried out during a ceremony chaired by Pope John Paul II, on June 3, 1997
3. Kościół pw. św. Apostołów Piotra i Pawła
The Church of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul in Bydgoszcz is located in Bydgoszcz, Poland, on Wolności Square. Patron saints are Saint Peter and Saint Paul. The church, richly decorated with polychrome has been realized in 1957 by Władysław Drapiewski from Pelplin and Leon Drapniewski of Poznań; it has been registered on the Pomeranian Heritage List on 5 October 1971.
Wikipedia: St Peter's and St Paul's Church, Bydgoszcz (EN), Website
4. Leśny Park Kultury i Wypoczynku Myślęcinek
Forest Park of Culture and Recreation in Bydgoszcz (LPKiW), also: Myślęcinek – a forest park, with an area of 830 hectares, located in the northern part of Bydgoszcz, 5 km from the city center. The largest city park in Poland. It is commonly called "Myślęcinek" from the name of the part of the city in which it is located.
5. Kościół pw. Świętych Polskich Braci Męczenników
The Church of the Holy Polish Brothers Martyrs is a catholic temple which has been elevated to the rank of a sanctuary. It houses the relics of the "Five Saint Polish Brothers". In 1984, Father Popiełuszko celebrated there his last Holy Mass before being abducted and assassinated by members of the Security Service.
Wikipedia: Church of the Holy Polish Brothers Martyrs, Bydgoszcz (EN)
6. Opera Nova
The Opera Nova is an opera house located in Bydgoszcz and established in 1956, which also plays the role of a musical theater. It is one of the 10 opera houses in Poland and the only one of this size in the Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship. Opera Nova also welcomes the scene of the Bydgoszcz Buratino Puppet Theatre.
7. Filharmonia Pomorska im. Ignacego Jana Paderewskiego
The Ignacy Jan Paderewski Pomeranian Philharmonic has been at its present site in Bydgoszcz, Poland, since 16 November 1953. The Pomeranian Philharmonic is the musical center of Kujawy-Pomerania Province and also features an outdoor art gallery. It is registered on the Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship Heritage List.
8. Katedra pw. św. Marcina i Mikołaja
St. Martin and St. Nicholas Cathedral, or simply known as Bydgoszcz Cathedral, is a Catholic church built in the 15th century. It has a Gothic style, serves as a parish church and cathedral of the Diocese of Bydgoszcz. It also houses a shrine dedicated to the Virgin Mary. Its address is 10 Farna Street.
9. Kościół pw. Najświętszego Serca Pana Jezusa
The Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus is a historical Roman Catholic building in downtown Bydgoszcz, Poland. It stands at 5 Piastowski Square, not far from Śniadecki Street in the city's downtown district. The church is registered on the Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship Heritage List.
Wikipedia: Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Bydgoszcz (EN)
10. Ogród Botaniczny - Arboretum Uniwersytetu Kazimierza Wielkiego w Bydgoszczy
The Botanic Garden of Casimir the Great University is located in the center of Bydgoszcz, close to the main campus of the Kazimierz Wielki University in Bydgoszcz. The facility fulfils several roles: scientific research, but also didactic and recreational activities.
Wikipedia: Botanic Garden of Casimir the Great University, Bydgoszcz (EN), Website
11. Kościół pw. Najświętszej Maryi Panny Królowej Pokoju
The Bernardine Church of Our Lady Queen of Peace is a historic church from 1557, located in Bernardyńska street, in Bydgoszcz, Poland. Its patron was initially Saint George: in 1971, Polish primate Stefan Wyszyński changed its title to the current one.
Wikipedia: Bernardine Church of Our Lady Queen of Peace, Bydgoszcz (EN)
12. Ogród Botaniczny Leśnego Parku Kultury i Wypoczynku w Bydgoszczy
Botanical Garden of the Forest Park of Culture and Recreation "Myślęcinek" – urban botanical garden in Bydgoszcz with an area of 60 ha, founded in the years 1980–1983, located within the Forest Park of Culture and Recreation in Bydgoszcz.
Wikipedia: Ogród Botaniczny Leśnego Parku Kultury i Wypoczynku „Myślęcinek” (PL), Website
13. Ławeczka Mariana Rejewskiego
Marian Rejewski's bench is located in Bydgoszcz at the intersection of Gdańska and Śniadeckich streets. The monument was unveiled on September 14, 2005. The unveiling was made by the daughter of the cryptologist, Janina Sylwestrzak.
14. Kościół pw. Świętej Trójcy
The Church of the Holy Trinity is a historical and religious building in downtown Bydgoszcz, Poland. It stands at 26 Świętej Trójcy street, nearby Mill Island and is registered on the Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship Heritage List.
15. Kościół pw. Matki Boskiej Królowej Męczenników
Bydgoszcza Martyrs Queen Notre Dame Church is a church located in Bydgoszcza under the patronage of Martyrs Queen Notre Dame. Since 2008, it has been part of the Temple of the Queen of Martyrs, the 20th-century Calvary-Calvary.
Wikipedia: Bazylika Matki Boskiej Królowej Męczenników w Bydgoszczy (PL)
16. Ogród Zoologiczny w Bydgoszczy
Zoological Garden in Bydgoszcz, formerly Garden of Polish Fauna – a zoological garden specializing especially in breeding domestic animals. The emblem of the Zoo is a white stork on a green background.
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