21 Sights in Zakopane, Poland (with Map and Images)

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1. Zawracik Kasprowy

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Zawracik Kasprowy Jerzy Opioła / CC BY 3.0

Zawracik Kasprowy – a ridge branching off from Rówienki in the Polish Western Tatras and being an extension of Zawrat Kasprowy. From Rówienki it falls in a west-north-western direction, ending at Kasprowa Polana. From the east, its slopes are steep, overgrown with forest cliffs, while from the west to Stare Szałasisk it falls down a rock wall up to 100 m high. From Rówienki through Zawracik Kasprowy fall two gullies; one sander runs in a westerly direction, separating Zawracik and Zawrat Kasprowy from each other, the other forested falls in the north-western direction to Kasprowa Polana.

Wikipedia: Zawracik Kasprowy (PL)

2. Jaskinia Goryczkowa

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Jaskinia Goryczkowa Peter Imrich / Attribution

Goryczkowa Cave - Cave in the Myślenice Turni region in the Goryczkowa Valley in the Western Tatras. The entrance to it is located at the north-west foot of the Myślenice Turni at an altitude of 1263 m a.s.l. A bit north of the cave is a bitterness. The entrance hole is located about 40 meters above the bottom of the valley, and 25 meters above the old ski -skill, under the lowest wall of the Turnia Myślenice. The length of the cave is 605 meters and its depth 31 meters.

Wikipedia: Jaskinia Goryczkowa (PL)

3. Dziura

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Dziura Michał Parczewski, Filip Filar / Attribution

Dziura – a small cave located in the Western Tatras, in the Valley towards the Hole. The entrance opening of the cave, 3 m wide and 2 m high, is located at the foot of the Wall above the Hole, at an altitude of 1002 m above sea level in the ridge of Spaleńec. A blue hiking trail leads to the entrance. The cave was formed in limestone rocks and consists of one large hall, at the end of which in the ceiling there is a second opening, located at an altitude of 1018 m.

Wikipedia: Dziura (jaskinia) (PL)

4. Muzeum Jana Kasprowicza

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Willa "Harenda" - the house of Jan Kasprowicz in Zakopane on Harenda, on the slopes of Gubałówka. The poet acquired him in 1923 from the English painter Winifred Cooper for money earned on Shakespeare's translation. Currently, it houses the Biographical and Literary Museum of Kasprowicz. The name of the villa came from the inn "Under the Arenda" located in Czarnowąsy near Opole. Then Kasprowicz changed the name by adding highlander's stack.

Wikipedia: Willa „Harenda” (PL), Website

5. Kalacka Kopa

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Kalacka Kopa Jerzy Opioła / CC BY-SA 4.0

Kalacka Kopa - a peak in the eastern ridge of Długie Giewiem in the Polish Tatra Mountains. It is a small kopka in the ridge, but it has a topographic meaning, because the ridge branches into two playing; In the south-eastern direction, a ridge crowned with Kalacka Turnia falls, in the north-eastern direction a white ridge connects Giewont with a small rafter in the rafter massif. Between these ridges there is a Kalatian gulf crust.

Wikipedia: Kalacka Kopa (PL)

6. Dziura Wyżnia

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Dziura Wyżnia Krzysztof Dudziński / Attribution

Dziura Wyżnia – Lisia Jama – a system of two caves in the Valley towards the Hole in the Western Tatras. The entrances to it are located on the eastern slope of the Valley towards the Hole, in the same rock as the Dziura cave, but from the south, at an altitude of 1040 meters above sea level and 1037 meters above sea level. The length of this cave system is about 160 meters, and its denivelation is 14 meters.

Wikipedia: Dziura Wyżnia – Lisia Jama (PL)

7. Galeria Antoniego Rząsy

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Antoni Rząsa Gallery in Zakopane – author's gallery, built by Zakopane sculptor Antoni Rząsa (1919–1980) at 16a Bogdańskiego Street. The exhibition facility has been operating since 1976. Since 1981, it has been run by the artist's son, Marcin Rząsa. In addition to the permanent exhibition of Antoni Rząsa's sculptures, the gallery presents temporary exhibitions of contemporary art.

Wikipedia: Galeria Antoniego Rząsy (PL)

8. Jaskinia Kalacka

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Jaskinia Kalacka Izabella Luty / Attribution

Kalacka Cave - a cave located in the Bystra Valley in the Western Tatras. The entrance to it is located on the eastern slope of the Kalacka Turnia falling onto the Kalatówka clearing, above Wywierzyska Bystra, slightly above the marked tourist trail to the Kondratowa Valley, at an altitude of 1230 meters above sea level The length of the cave is 405 meters, and its denial 19 meters.

Wikipedia: Jaskinia Kalacka (PL)

9. Kościół pw. św. Jana Apostoła i Ewangelisty

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St. John the Apostle and Evangelist at Harenda - a wooden church from the 18th century, moved in 1947 from Zakrzów near Kalwaria Zebrzydowska to Zakopane. Saturdays surround him. The interior is decorated with guild paintings, renovated by Władysław Jarocki. Next to the church there is a mausoleum and biographical museum of Kasprowicz.

Wikipedia: Kościół św. Jana Apostoła i Ewangelisty na Harendzie (PL)

10. Galeria Sztuki XX wieku w willi Oksza

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Villa "Oksza" – a residential building in the Zakopane style, designed in the years 1894-1895 by Stanisław Witkiewicz and located in Zakopane at 25 Zamoyskiego Street. Since 2006, it has been the seat of a branch of the Tatra Museum named after Dr. Tytus Chałubiński, it houses the Gallery of Art of the 20th century.

Wikipedia: Willa „Oksza” (PL), Website

11. Jaskinia Kasprowa Wyżnia

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Jaskinia Kasprowa Wyżnia Izabella Luty / Attribution

Kasprowa Cave Wyżnia is a cave in the valley of Stare Szałasiska in the Western Tatras. It has three entrance openings in Zawracik Kasprowy above the Kasprowa Medium Cave at an altitude of 1438, 1463 and 1467 meters above sea level. The length of the cave is 100 meters, and its denivelation is 24.7 meters.

Wikipedia: Jaskinia Kasprowa Wyżnia (PL)

12. Ogród Botaniczny im. Mariana Raciborskiego

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Marian Racibórz Mountain Botanical Garden of the Institute of Nature Conservation PAS in Zakopane – a botanical garden in Zakopane is an integral part of the Tatra Field Station of the Institute of Nature Conservation of the Polish Academy of Sciences. It is the smallest botanical garden in Poland.

Wikipedia: Ogród Botaniczny w Zakopanem (PL), Website

13. Mokra Koleba

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Mokra Koleba Izabella Luty / Attribution

Mokra Koleba – a cave, or actually a shelter, in the Kondratowa Valley in the Western Tatras. The entrance to it is located in the southern slope of Kalacka Turnia, at an altitude of 1285 meters above sea level. The length of the cave is 11 meters, and its denivelation is 2.5 meters.

Wikipedia: Mokra Koleba (PL)

14. Jaskinia Kasprowa Niżnia

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Jaskinia Kasprowa Niżnia Izabella Luty, Jerzy Grodzicki / Attribution

Kasprowa Niżnia Cave - a cave located at the foot of Zawracik Kasprowy in the Kasprowa Valley in the Western Tatras at an altitude of 1228 meters above sea level. The length of the explored corridors of the cave in April 2016 was 3100 meters, and its denivelation was 47 meters.

Wikipedia: Jaskinia Kasprowa Niżnia (PL)

15. Dworzec Tatrzański

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Tatrzański Railway Station – a building located in Zakopane at 12 Krupówki Street. It served as the first cultural center in Zakopane. It has never been a railway station, the railway station in Zakopane is located in a completely different part of the city.

Wikipedia: Dworzec Tatrzański (PL)

16. Kaplica pw. Najświętszego Serca Jezusa w Jaszczurówce

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Jaszczurówka chapel, a chapel in Lizard, chapel of the Sacred Heart of Jesus - a cup church of the Roman Catholic parish in Toporowa Cyrhla. The temple designed by Stanisław Witkiewicz began to be built in 1904, and was dedicated in 1907.

Wikipedia: Kaplica Najświętszego Serca Jezusa w Jaszczurówce (PL)

17. Cmentarz Zasłużonych na Pęksowym Brzyzku

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The Cemetery of the Meritorious at Peksowy Brzyzek in Zakopane – the first Zakopane cemetery at Kościeliska Street, founded in the second half of the nineteenth century by the first parish priest of Zakopane, priest Józef Stolarczyk.

Wikipedia: Cmentarz Zasłużonych na Pęksowym Brzyzku (PL)

18. Muzeum przyrodnicze TPN

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The Tatra National Park Nature Education Center, formerly the Tatra National Park Museum of Natural History in Zacopane, is a facility in Tatra National Park that operated under the TPN Museum of Natural History from 1984 to 2004.

Wikipedia: Centrum Edukacji Przyrodniczej Tatrzańskiego Parku Narodowego (PL)

19. Władysław Hasior Gallery

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Gallery of Władysław Hasior - Art Gallery in Zakopane founded in 1985, functions as a branch of the National Tatra Museum. This is the author's gallery of Władysław Hasior presenting a collection of about 200 of his works.

Wikipedia: Galeria Władysława Hasiora (PL), Website

20. Klasztor Bernardynów

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Church of St. Anthony in Bystrem in Zakopane – a small church located at the foot of Nosal in Zakopane. The Bernardines serve here. Since 2020, the church has served as the Sanctuary of Saint Anthony of Padua.

Wikipedia: Kościół i klasztor pw. św. Antoniego z Padwy w Zakopanem (PL)

21. Willa Pod Jedlami

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Villa "Pod Jedlami", in. house "Pod Jedlami" – villa in Zakopane style designed by Stanisław Witkiewicz. Year of construction 1897, investor Jan Gwalbert Pawlikowski, builders: Zapotoczny and Obrochta.

Wikipedia: Willa „Pod Jedlami” (PL)


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