12 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 12 sights are available in Olsztyn, Poland.

Sightseeing Tours in Olsztyn

1. Biakło

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Biakło is a hill in the town of Olsztyn, within Częstochowa County, Silesian Voivodeship, in northern Poland. The hill has the form of a forestless, rocky ridge. On the northern side, it is adjacent to the rocky ridge of Lipówek, and on the southern side, it descends onto a flat and forested depression separating it from the Falcon Mountains. The hill is made 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 there is a limestone spire. Numerous karst formations: cavities, grooves and ribs. It is surrounded by meadows on all sides.

Wikipedia: Biakło (PL)

2. 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, 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 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

3. Salvator Church

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The Evangelical-Augsburg Church of Christ the Saviour in Olsztyn is one of the three churches in Olsztyn's Old Town. The Evangelical church stands in the corner of the old market square at Zamkowa Street. The building was built in the years 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 soon became necessary to build another building: a 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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The Mayor's House – the oldest brick residential building in Olsztyn, located on the Old Town Square at number 11, opposite the Old Town Hall. Traditionally considered to be the most important tenement house of the Market Square and the residence of the former mayors of Olsztyn. The building probably dates back to around 1500.

Wikipedia: Dom Burmistrza w Olsztynie (PL)

6. Wysoka Brama

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The Upper Gate, also known as the High Gate, is a 14th-century city gate in Olsztyn, located in the north-eastern part of the Old Town complex, on the axis of the main communication route. It is the only gate left out of the three that 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

The Old Town is a part of the Śródmieście administrative district in Olsztyn. The oldest part of Olsztyn, designated by location privileges in the years 1353 and 1378. Until the 19th century, the city of Olsztyn did not go beyond the area of today's Old Town.

Wikipedia: Stare Miasto (Olsztyn) (PL)

9. Jaskinia Towarna (Niedźwiedzia)

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Jaskinia Towarna (Niedźwiedzia) Autor nie został podany w rozpoznawalny automatycznie sposób. Założono, że to Wie.tom.25 (w oparciu o szablon praw autorskich). / CC BY-SA 3.0

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

Wikipedia: Góry Towarne (PL)

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

The Garrison Church of Our Lady Queen of Polish in Olsztyn – one of the three churches located within the Olsztyn Old Town. It was built between 1913 and 1914 as an Evangelical garrison church of the German Imperial Army.

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

11. 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 Olsztyn deanery of the Białystok-Gdańsk diocese of the Polish Autocephalous Orthodox Church.

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

12. Museum of Warmia and Masuria

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The Museum of Warmia and Mazury – 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)


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