Explore interesting sights in Grodzisk Wielkopolski, 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 8 sights are available in Grodzisk Wielkopolski, Poland.List of cities in Poland Sightseeing Tours in Grodzisk Wielkopolski
1. Pomnik Wiosny Ludów
The Spring of Nations Monument in Grodzisk Wielkopolski – also known as the Monument to the Grodzisk Kosynierów commemorates the events of the Spring of Nations in Grodzisk Wielkopolski. During the fighting in the city, which took place on April 28, 1848, dozens of its inhabitants were killed or wounded. Most of the fallen and murdered were buried at the Church of the Holy Spirit. In 1932, the first monument was built nearby, but it was destroyed during the occupation by the Nazis. In 1948, on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Spring of Nations, a new monument was erected. In 1997, a coffin was placed in front of him behind the remains of Grodzisk scythes, which were excavated during the exhumation of the insurgent grave at the church.
2. Kościół pw. Najświętszego Imienia Jezus i Niepokalanego Poczęcia NMP
The post-Bernardine Church of the Holy Name of Jesus and the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Grodzisk Wielkopolski – a church with a monastery, erected in 1662, from the foundation of Jan Leopold Opaliński, castellan of Nakło. The church was consecrated in 1739, from that time come the gables and the cupola of the tower. After the dissolution around 1830, the monastery was intended for school purposes, then mostly demolished. Church facing chancel in the north. From the north and east adjoins the left part of the monastery. To the west of the church there is a free-standing post-monastery building. The buildings are brick and plastered, built in the Baroque style.
3. Muzeum Ziemi Grodziskiej
Heyder Palace – erected in the mid-nineteenth century in Grodzisk Wielkopolski for the then owners of the Grodzisk estate - the Heyders, on the site of the former residence of the Opaliński family, called a bit exaggerated "castle", because Grodzisk Wielkopolski was not the main seat of this family. Located in a park, facing south. Brick, plastered with rustication. High basement, one-storey with a low floor in the attic. Two-bay, fourteen-axis, with two-axis side projections, protruding in front of the southern façade. In the middle of the façade there is a staircase and a wooden porch with a balustrade. Low roofs covered with tar paper.
4. Powiatowy Cech Rzemiosł Różnych Małej i Średniej Przedsiębiorczości Grodzisk Wielkopolski
Dom Rzemiosła – an eclectic tenement house built in the style of "French costume" in 1891 by Abraham Herzfeld (1838-1907), a local merchant of Jewish origin. Originally, it housed an iron warehouse belonging to the owner. Before World War I, the building was purchased by Roman Karwowski, who set up a cigar shop in it. After the war, the house was bought by the People's Bank, which had its headquarters, also after World War II, as a Cooperative Bank, until it was sold to Grodzisk craftsmen.
Organistka – a building in Grodzisk Wielkopolski from 1685, serving as an organist; Brick, plastered, rectangular, two-storey building. In the cellars barrel vaults. On the ground floor and first floor there is a ceiling with profiled beams. The gables of the side facades are late Renaissance. In 1741 it was a school house with 3 heated rooms and a chamber. The school was managed by Szymon Tymowicz, teaching about 80 children.
6. Kościół pw. św. Jadwigi
The parish church of St. Hedwig of Silesia – the church in Grodzisk Wielkopolski was probably built in the eleventh century. In the 2nd half of the thirteenth century, after the canonization of St. Hedwig (1267), a parish was probably established under her invocation.
7. Pałacyk Andrzejewskich
An eclectic residential villa from 1896, called the Andrzejewski Palace, standing at the intersection of today's Kolejowa and Półwiejska streets. The designer, builder and owner of this residence was Franciszek Andrzejewski.
8. Urząd Miejski w Grodzisku Wielkopolskim
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