11 Sights in Zamość, Poland (with Map and Images)
Explore interesting sights in Zamość, 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 11 sights are available in Zamość, Poland.List of cities in PolandSightseeing Tours in Zamość
1. Museum of Zamość
The Museum of Zamość is a registered museum in Poland, founded in the historic city of Zamość in 1926 during the interbellum. It is located in the centre of the Old City, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The exhibition spaces are arranged at the upper floors of the meticulously restored tenement houses (kamienice) built during the Renaissance by immigrant Armenians in Poland who settled there in 1585, thanks to privileges granted by the Grand Hetman of the Crown Jan Zamoyski. The Museum is divided into six departments including Archeology, Library, Ethnography, General History, the Rotunda, and Education.
2. Stare Miasto
The osiedle Old City is the oldest historic district of the city of Zamość. It is one of World Heritage Sites in Poland. According to UNESCO, this monument value lies in it being "an outstanding example of a Renaissance planned town of the late 16th century, which retains its original layout and fortifications and many buildings of particular interest, blending Italian and Central European architectural traditions.". The Medieval Town has an area of 75 ha and a buffer zone of 200 ha.
3. The Synagogue
Zamość Synagogue is a UNESCO-protected Renaissance synagogue built between 1610 and 1618 in Zamość, southeastern Poland. Erected during the times of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth, it functioned as a place of worship for Polish Jews until World War II, when the Nazis turned the interior into a carpenters' workshop. The structure was spared from destruction and in 1992 it became a UNESCO World Heritage Site alongside the Old City of Zamość.
4. Rotunda - Muzeum Martyrologii Zamojszczyzny
The Rotunda Zamość or the Museum of Martyrdom of the Zamość region - Rotunda, is a Polish museum devoted to remembering the atrocities committed at the former Rotunda Zamość Nazi German camp located in Zamość near Lublin. The Nazi German Gestapo camp was set up in occupied Poland during World War II, as part of the Polish extermination program known as the German AB-Aktion in Poland, Ethnic cleansing of Zamojszczyzna by Nazi Germany....
5. Skansen budownictwa puszczańskiego. Zagroda Połcia
The open -air museum of the forest construction - a small open -air museum in the village of Kytpinos. It represents largely the disappeared wooden folk construction of the Kampinos Forest. It is the implementation of a small fragment of the once planned ethnographic park here. It is part of the didactic and museum center Jadwiga and Roman Kobendz, belonging to the Kampinos National Park.
Wikipedia: Skansen budownictwa puszczańskiego w Granicy (PL)
6. Ogród Zoologiczny w Zamościu
The Zamość Zoo is a zoological garden located in the city of Zamość, Lublin Voivodeship in Poland. It was established in 1918 and currently contains 2524 animals and 312 species covering the area of approximately 13 hectares. The zoo is a member of the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria.
7. The Franciscan Church
Church of the Annunciation to the Blessed Virgin Mary commonly known as the Franciscan Church is a Baroque Franciscan church in the Old Town in Zamość, dedicated to the Annunciation. This largest church in Zamość was regarded as one of the most prominent 17th-century churches in Poland.
8. Muzeum Sakralne Katedry Zamojskiej
The Sacred Museum of the Zamość Cathedral - is a museum based in Zamość, Poland. The facility operates at the Cathedral of the Resurrection and St. Thomas the Apostle, Zamość, and its headquarters is the ground floor of a former prelate building, dating from the late 16th century.
9. The Church of St. Catherine
Church of St. Catherine in Zamość – baroque church in the Old Town of Zamość, erected in the second half of the seventeenth century. It is a branch church that is part of the cathedral parish of the Resurrection of the Lord and St. Thomas the Apostle.
10. The Cathedral of Lord’s Resurrection and St. Thomas the Apostle
The Cathedral of the Resurrection and St. Thomas the Apostle, commonly known as Zamość Cathedral, is a religious building that is affiliated with the Catholic Church and is located in the old town of Zamość, a city in southeastern Poland.
11. Zbór Kościoła Ewangelicznych Chrześcijan
The congregation of the Church of the Evangelical Christians in Zamość - the Evangelical Christian Community, which is part of the Church of Evangelical Christians, belonging to the family of Free Protestant Churches.
Wikipedia: Zbór Kościoła Ewangelicznych Chrześcijan w Zamościu (PL)
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