29 Sights in Lublin, Poland (with Map and Images)
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1. Kościół pw. Świętego Krzyża
The church of the Holy Cross in Lublin - the Roman Catholic church dedicated to the Holy Cross at Idziego Radziszewskiego 7 in Lublin, in the Archdiocese of Lublin. The original church was created according to legend in 1434, when the Gdańsk merchant Henryk tried to steal the Lublin relic of the Holy Cross tree from the church of the oo. Dominicans. Under the cover of the night he wanted to take a relic from the city, but outside the walls of the oxen they stood and did not want to continue to pull the car. The terrified Henry turned to the city, gave the relic, and then founded a wooden church in a miraculous event. The original church existed until the beginning of the 17th century, when the councilors of Lublin wanted to create a second parish in the large city at the time, and therefore on the site of the old wooden church of St. The cross was issued by a new, brick. The creation of the second parish in Lublin did not occur then, in return, the personal condition of the clergy of the Lublin parish church was increased. Michał, and the church of St. At the end of the 17th century, the cross was taken over by the Dominicans-Owers who built a monastery next to it. The monks stayed here to the Third Partition of Poland, after which the Austrian government deleted "unused" monasteries. The Lublin monastery of the Dominican observers was turned into barracks, expanding it significantly. Barracks Świętokrzyskie was located in it until the beginning. The 1920s, when the buildings were put into use to the newly established University of Lublin, which is still there. In the interwar years, the band's buildings, especially the church, were renovated and partly rebuilt under the direction and according to Marian Lalewicz's projects.
2. German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Majdanek
Majdanek was a Nazi concentration and extermination camp built and operated by the SS on the outskirts of the city of Lublin during the German occupation of Poland in World War II. It had seven gas chambers, two wooden gallows, and some 227 structures in all, placing it among the largest of Nazi concentration camps. Although initially intended for forced labor rather than extermination, the camp was used to murder people on an industrial scale during Operation Reinhard, the German plan to murder all Polish Jews within their own occupied homeland. The camp, which operated from 1 October 1941 to 22 July 1944, was captured nearly intact. The rapid advance of the Soviet Red Army during Operation Bagration prevented the SS from destroying most of the camp's infrastructure, and Deputy Camp Commandant Anton Thernes failed to remove most incriminating evidence of war crimes.
3. Pomnik Unii Lubelskiej
Monument to the Lublin Union - a monument at Lithuanian Square in Lublin, issued according to the concept of Stanisław Staszic, a project of Feliks Bentkowski and Paweł Maliński, unveiled on August 26, 1826. He commemorates the Union of the Crown of the Polish Kingdom concluded in Lublin with the Grand Duchy of Lithuania of July 1, 1569. The monument was erected in the place where the nobility arrived at the Sejm and where the meeting took place, opposite the current church and monastery of the Capuchin. It is one of the three Lublin facilities recognized in March 2007 by the European Union as a symbol of European heritage. At the monument there is the final stop of the Jagiellonian Trail of the Lublin Union, which leads from the Lublin Castle.
4. Dworek Wincentego Pola
Wincenty Pol's Manor House in Lublin – a biographical museum of Wincenty Pol located in a classicist manor house erected at the end of the eighteenth century on the area of a small farm Firlejowszczyzna near Lublin. Currently, the manor house is located in the district of Kalinowszczyzna. In the years 1804-1810 it was owned by Franciszek Ksawery Pol, father of Wincenty Pol. Sold after the Pol family left for Lviv, in 1860 it returned to the family for seventeen years as a gift from the Citizens of the Lublin Voivodeship. The head of the department is the custodian Wiktor Kowalczyk.
5. Majdanek State Museum
The Majdanek State Museum is a memorial museum and education centre founded in the fall of 1944 on the grounds of the Nazi Germany Majdanek death camp located in Lublin, Poland. It was the first museum of its kind in the world, devoted entirely to the memory of atrocities committed in the network of concentration, slave-labor, and extermination camps and subcamps of KL Lublin during World War II. The museum performs several tasks including scholarly research into the Holocaust in Poland. It houses a permanent collection of rare artifacts, archival photographs, and testimony.
6. Kościół pw. Nawrócenia Świętego Pawła Apostoła
Bernardine Church of the Conversion of St. Paul in Lublin – a brick church, erected in the years 1470-1497, and then rebuilt after fires in the years 1557-1569 and 1602-1630. Further renovations took place in 1762 and 1790; In 1827, the western gable was rebuilt and the porch was added. Further renovations in the years 1850-1860, in 1903 the façade was rebuilt and the roof was lowered. The church was renovated several times also in the twentieth century. It is located at 5 Bernardyńska Street.
Wikipedia: Kościół Nawrócenia św. Pawła w Lublinie (PL), Website
7. Kościół pw. Świętego Piotra Apostoła
Church of St. Peter the Apostle in Lublin – a historic Roman Catholic church located in Lublin, built in the years 1636–1658. Until the fire in 1768, it bore the features of the Lublin Renaissance. In 1780, the reconstruction giving the church a baroque style was completed. The interior was also transformed, covered in 1899 with neo-baroque polychrome by Władysław Barwicki. Since 1920, the Church belonged to the Jesuits, who in November 2015 gave it to the Archdiocese of Lublin.
8. Kościół pw. Matki Bożej Wspomożenia Wiernych
The church of the Salesians Our Lady of Help of faithful in Lublin - a former monastery of Franciscan Fathers. They arrived in Lublin in 1621. They erected on the site of a wooden church. Saint. Wawrzyniec, in the years 1635–1649 a brick temple in the Renaissance style of Lublin dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary and Saint. Francis. The church was built in a swamp area, which was built on wooden balls. The temple has succumbed to fires many times.
Wikipedia: Kościół Matki Bożej Wspomożenia Wiernych w Lublinie (PL), Website
9. Kościół pw. Świętego Jozafata
Church of St. Josaphat in Lublin was built by Greek merchants in 1786 upon the consent of king Stanisław August Poniatowski. In the second half of the 19th century the temple which was originally dependent on the patriarch of Constantinople was taken over by the Russian Orthodox Church and in 1922 it became the property of the Roman Catholic Church. At present it is Saint Josaphat's church which until recently was also used by Greek Catholics.
10. Piwnica pod Fortuną
Piwnica pod Fortuna – a room with historic polychromes in the Lubomelski tenement house at Rynek 8 in Lublin. Until February 2018, the complex of cellars under the tenement house was managed by the Lublin Regional Tourist Organization; since then, the place has been looked after by the Lublin Underground Route of the "Grodzka Gate – NN Theatre" Centre. The basement is a year-round facility, open daily. Admission is paid.
11. Wieża Trynitarska
Trinitarian Tower in Lublin – the neo-Gothic tower-belfry is the highest historic high-altitude point in Lublin. From the viewing platform, at a height of 40 meters, there is a vast panorama of the city. The name of the tower comes from the Trinitarian Order who stayed in the post-Jesuit monastery buildings located near the tower. Currently, it houses the Archdiocesan Museum.
12. Kaplica pw. Świętej Trójcy
The Chapel of the Holy Trinity, also known as Lublin Castle Chapel, is a Gothic chapel with a Renaissance gable located within the courtyard of Lublin Castle in Lublin, Poland. The chapel adjoins the museum of the castle complex and is an integral part of the site. It is known for its fifteenth-century frescoes in the Byzantine or Orthodox style, unusual for Catholic Poland.
13. kamienica Konopniców
Kamienica Konopniców – a tenement house in the Lublin Old Town. Among the numerous tenement houses on the Old Town Square, this one stands out the most and is one of the most beautiful tenement houses in Lublin. It impresses with its color, decorations. Its uniqueness is influenced by the fact that its façade is the only one covered with mannerist bas-reliefs.
The Lublin Castle is a medieval castle in Lublin, Poland, adjacent to the Old Town district and close to the city center. It is one of the oldest preserved royal residencies in Poland, initially established by High Duke Casimir II the Just. Its contemporary Gothic Revival appearance is largely due to a reconstruction undertaken in the 19th century.
15. Muzeum Literackie im. Józefa Czechowicza
Literary Museum Józef Czechowicz - branch of the National Museum in Lublin. The main goal of the institution is to collect, store, develop and share manuscripts, museums, publications and scientific materials related to the life and work of Józef Czechowicz, as well as other writers from the Lublin region. It is located in the Old Town in Lublin.
Wikipedia: Muzeum Literackie im. Józefa Czechowicza w Lublinie (PL)
16. Kamienica Archidiakońska 7
Mansionary house, mansionary or vicar's house – a fifteenth-century monument in the complex of the former parish church of St. Michael in the Old Town of Lublin, at 9 Archidiakońska Street. Later, the building was rebuilt many times, before World War II it served, m.in. as a tenement house. Currently, the whole is an independent apartment.
17. Pałac Lubomirskich
Lubomirski or Radziwiłł Palace - a palace in Lublin staged in a baroque style, then rebuilt in a classicist style. The building dates back to the history of the 16th century, and the current appearance owes its reconstruction from 1829. It is located on Lithuanian Square between the Czartoryski and governorate palaces.
18. Kościół pw. Świętego Wojciecha Biskupa i Męczennika
St. Adalbert's Church in Lublin – the hospital church of St. Adalbert is a rector's building. The brick, late renaissance church was built in the years 1610-1635. Renovated in 1756, then adapted into a warehouse in 1835, it was restored in 1923–1930. Further restoration works were carried out in 1970 and 1974.
19. Muzeum Historii Miasta Lublina
Museum of the History of the City of Lublin – a branch of the National Museum in Lublin. It is located in the building of the historic Cracow Gate. It was established in 1965. The permanent exhibition "History of the City" organized there presents the history of Lublin from the settlement period to 1944.
20. kamienica Klonowica
Klonowica House – a tenement house in the Old Town of Lublin associated with the history of Sebastian Klonowic, an outstanding poet, councillor and mayor. its façade is decorated with sgraffito medallions with the image of Biernat of Lublin, Jan Kochanowski who died in Lublin, and Wincenty Pol.
21. Ławeczka Henryka Raabego
The bench of Henryk Raabe, the first rector of the Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, is located in Lublin on the square bearing the name of the university's patron, in the UMCS academic town. The author of the monumental sculpture is the sculptor Benedykt Popek from the Podkarpackie Mazury.
22. The Grodzka Gate
Groz Gate, or Jewish Gate-the gate of Lublin, is the remains of the first masonry component of the city wall built with the approval of Casimir III in 1342. The shape of the present monument was awarded in 1785 by Dominique Merini, the court architect of King Stanislav August Poniatowski.
23. Wieża Ciśnień
The water tower at Aleje Racławickie - the water tower located at al. Racławickie 42 in Lublin, built by the American construction company Ulen & Company in 1926. This company was also associated with the construction of waterworks, including in Radom, Piotrków and Częstochowa.
Wikipedia: Wieża ciśnień przy Alejach Racławickich w Lublinie (PL)
24. Kościół pw. Świętego Jakuba Apostoła
St. Jakub the Apostle in Lublin - historic late Baroque Roman Catholic brick church from the 18th century located in Lublin at ul. Głuska 145. In historical terms, it is located in the former town of Głusk or the former village of Abramowice Kościelne.
Wikipedia: Kościół św. Jakuba Apostoła w Lublinie (PL), Website
25. Cerkiew Przemienienia Pańskiego
Cathedral of the Transfiguration - Orthodox Department in Lublin. The main temple of the Lublin-Chełm diocese of the Polish Autocephalous Orthodox Church and the seat of the Lublin Parish of the Transfiguration. It is located at Ruska Street.
26. Kościół pw. Świętego Stanisława Biskupa i Męczenika
pw Cathedral. St Stanislav Bishop Martyrdom Church, also known as Holy Cross Sacred (Tree) Cathedral or Austrian Church. Dominica-One of Lublin's oldest temples, along with the monastery, is one of Lublin's oldest surviving institutions.
Wikipedia: Bazylika św. Stanisława Biskupa Męczennika w Lublinie (PL), Url
27. Fundamenty Kościoła Farnego
Church of St. Michael the Archangel – Roman Catholic parish church of St. Michael the Archangel in Lublin, one of the oldest temples in the city and the first Gothic church in Lublin. Demolished in the mid-nineteenth century.
Wikipedia: Kościół św. Michała Archanioła w Lublinie (farny) (PL)
28. Muzeum Wsi Lubelskiej
Lublin Village Museum in Lublin – an open-air museum with monuments of wooden and brick architecture and ethnographic collections from the region of the former Lublin Voivodeship, entered in the State Register of Museums.
29. Kościół pw. Świętej Agnieszki
The church of Saint Agnieszka in Lublin-a Roman Catholic church built together with the Augustinian monastery in 1647-1667 in Kalinowszczyzna, which was a separate juridyka, expanded after 1685, currently parish.
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