13 Sights in Olsztyn, Poland (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Olsztyn, 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 13 sights are available in Olsztyn, Poland.

Sightseeing Tours in Olsztyn

1. Zamek Kapituły Warmińskiej

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The Olsztyn Castle, officially the Castle of Warmian Cathedral Chapter in Olsztyn, is a Brick Gothic castle located in the heart of Olsztyn (Allenstein), in northern Poland. Built in the 14th century, it served as the seat for administrators of property of the Warmian Cathedral Chapter. The most well-known administrator caretaker was Nicolaus Copernicus, a canon of Warmian Cathedral Chapter in Frauenburg (Frombork), who resided here between 1516 and 1521. The largest expository room is the refectory with a diamond vault built around 1520. Currently, the castle houses the Museum of the Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship.

Wikipedia: Olsztyn Castle (EN), Url

2. Biakło

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Biakło is a hill in Olsztyn, Silesian Voivodeship, in southern Poland. The hill has the form of a forestless, rock crest. From the north side it is adjacent to the rocky ridge of Lipówek, from the south it falls on a flat and forested depression separating it from the Falcon Mountains. The hill is built of limestone from the Jurassic period. At the southern end of the ridge there is a rock window, while to the east of the summit – a limestone spire. Numerous karst forms: cavities, nurseries and ribs. It is surrounded by meadows on all sides.

Wikipedia: Biakło (PL)

3. Salvator Church

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Salvator Church

The Evangelical-Augsburg Church of Christ the Savior in Olsztyn-one of the three temples located within the Olsztyn Old Town in Olsztyn. The Evangelical Church stands in the corner of the Old Market Square at Zamkowa Street. The building was built in 1876-1899 in the neo-Gothic style. It was consecrated on October 15, 1877 and rebuilt at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries due to the growing parish. Despite the reconstruction, however, it was quickly needed to build another object: the garrison church.

Wikipedia: Kościół Chrystusa Zbawiciela w Olsztynie (PL), Website

4. Copernicus statue

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Copernicus statueChez Eskay from Karlsruhe, Germany / CC BY 2.0

Nicolaus Copernicus Bench – located in Olsztyn in the Old Town, at the intersection of Okopowa and Zamkowa streets, near the Evangelical-Augsburg church. It was unveiled in October 2003, as part of the celebrations of the 650th anniversary of granting Olsztyn city rights and the 530th anniversary of the birth of Nicolaus Copernicus.

Wikipedia: Ławeczka Mikołaja Kopernika w Olsztynie (PL)

5. Dom Burmistrza

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Mayor's House – the oldest brick residential building in Olsztyn, located on the Old Town Market Square at number 11, opposite the Old Town Hall. Traditionally considered the most important tenement house of the Market Square and the apartment of the former mayors of Olsztyn. The building probably dates from around 1500.

Wikipedia: Dom Burmistrza w Olsztynie (PL)

6. Wysoka Brama

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The Upper Gate called the High Gate – a fourteenth-century city gate in Olsztyn, located in the north-eastern part of the Old Town complex, on the axis of the exit of the main communication route. It is the only gate remaining of the three, which were located in the defensive walls surrounding the city.

Wikipedia: Brama Górna w Olsztynie (PL)

7. Ruiny Zamku Olsztyn

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Olsztyn Castle – castle ruins located in the Kraków-Częstochowa Upland, lying on the Trail of the Eagles' Nests – formerly protecting the southern border of the Kingdom of Poland. The ruins of the 14th-century castle are one of the biggest attractions of the area.

Wikipedia: Olsztyn Castle (Silesian Voivodeship) (EN), Website

8. Stare Miasto

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Stare Miasto Honza Groh (Jagro) / CC BY-SA 3.0

Stare Miasto – part of the administrative district of Śródmieście in Olsztyn. The oldest part of Olsztyn, designated by location privileges in 1353 and 1378. Until the nineteenth century, the city of Olsztyn did not go beyond the area of today's Old Town.

Wikipedia: Stare Miasto (Olsztyn) (PL)

9. Cerkiew Opieki Matki Bożej

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The Orthodox Church of the Protection of the Mother of God is an Orthodox parish church in Olsztyn, Poland. It belongs to the deanery of Olsztyn of the diocese of Białystok-Gdańsk of the Polish Autocephalous Orthodox Church.

Wikipedia: Cerkiew Opieki Matki Bożej w Olsztynie (PL), Website

10. Kościół pw. Najświętszej Maryi Panny Królowej Polski i Świętych Archaniołów Michała, Rafała i Gabrie

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Kościół pw. Najświętszej Maryi Panny Królowej Polski i Świętych Archaniołów Michała, Rafała i Gabrie

Olsztyn's Church of the Garrison of the Lady of the Queen of Poland-one of three shrines in the Old City of Olsztyn. Founded between 1913 and 1914, it served as an evangelical garrison church for the German Imperial Army.

Wikipedia: Kościół garnizonowy Matki Boskiej Królowej Polski w Olsztynie (PL)

11. Jaskinia Towarna (Niedźwiedzia)

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Towarne Mountains – a two-peak hill located near the village of Kusięta in the Kraków-Częstochowa Upland. They are also called Towarowe Mountains. These are: Towarne Duże Mountains and Small Commodity Mountains.

Wikipedia: Góry Towarne (PL)

12. Museum of Warmia and Masuria

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Museum of Warmia and Masuria – the largest museum in the Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship and one of the most important in the region. The seat of the museum is located in the gothic castle of the Warmia chapter.

Wikipedia: Muzeum Warmii i Mazur w Olsztynie (PL)

13. Most kolejowy nad Łyną

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The railway bridge in Olsztyn is a complex of railway bridges located near Artyleryjska Street, Żarska Street and Wyzwolenia Street in Olsztyn, at the intersection of the railway route with the Łyna.

Wikipedia: Most kolejowy w Olsztynie (PL)


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