Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #2 in Gniezno, Poland


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 11 sights
Distance 6 km
Ascend 121 m
Descend 109 m

Explore Gniezno in Poland with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Individual Sights in Gniezno

Sight 1: Kościół pw. Świętego Krzyża

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The Church of the Holy Cross in Gniezno – a brick church designed by Elsner in the neo-Gothic style from 1834–1836. Single-nave, four-sided tower, topped with a conical cupola. Inside, there is a Baroque main altar with a crucifix from the 16th century, a wooden tabernacle, and a late-Gothic baptismal font with a scene of the Annunciation. Marble flooring. It is located in the burial cemetery at Świętokrzyska Street. Józef Chociszewski and Maria Springer were buried in this cemetery.

Wikipedia: Kościół Świętego Krzyża w Gnieźnie (PL)

1202 meters / 14 minutes

Sight 2: Kościół pw. Świętego Maksymiliana Kolbego

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The Church of St. Maximilian Maria Kolbe in Gniezno is a Roman Catholic parish church belonging to the parish of the same name. It is located in the Millennium Housing Estate in Gniezno.

Wikipedia: Kościół św. Maksymiliana Marii Kolbego w Gnieźnie (PL), Website

908 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 3: Kościół pw. św. Michała Archanioła

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Church of St. Michael the Archangel in Gniezno – founded in the 13th century, the present church from the beginning of the 15th century, renovated after 1613, rebuilt in the years 1811-1815, neo-baroque tower from 1900, according to Knothe's design, Gothic, three-nave, hall in shape. The church, together with the now non-existent two churches of St. Nicholas and the Holy Spirit, belonged to the former suburb of Wójtostwo.

Wikipedia: Kościół św. Michała Archanioła w Gnieźnie (PL)

718 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 4: Kościół pw. Świętego Jana Chrzciciela

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The Church of St. John the Baptist is a monument in Gniezno, Poland. It was the headquarters of Order of the Holy Sepulchre for centuries. Its presbytery houses the original 14th-century polychromy made with fresco-secco technique.

Wikipedia: Church of St. John the Baptist in Gniezno (EN)

525 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 5: Archikatedra pw. Wniebowzięcia NMP i św. Wojciecha

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The Royal Gniezno Cathedral is a Brick Gothic cathedral located in the historic city of Gniezno that served as the coronation place for several Polish monarchs and as the seat of Polish church officials continuously for nearly 1000 years. Throughout its long and tragic history, the building stayed mostly intact, making it one of the oldest and most precious sacral monuments in Poland.

Wikipedia: Gniezno Cathedral (EN), Website

171 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 6: Kolegiata pw. św. Jerzego

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St. George's Church in Gniezno, St. George's Collegiate Seminary Church at the Gniezno Castle – a collegiate church in Gniezno. The seat of the Collegiate Chapter of St. George. Rector's Church, whose rector is each time the rector of the Primate's Major Seminary.

Wikipedia: Kościół św. Jerzego w Gnieźnie (PL)

119 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 7: Wzgórze Lecha

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Lech Hill, Góra Królewska, Gnieźnieńska Góra, Góra na Gnieźnie, Góra Lech - a hill that is the oldest part of Gniezno.

Wikipedia: Wzgórze Lecha (Gniezno) (PL)

542 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 8: Kościół pw.Świętych Apostołów Piotra i Pawła

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The Church of St. Peter and Paul in Gniezno – a late-Baroque church from 1780, located in the cemetery of St. Peter and Paul at Kleckowska Street in Gniezno, located on the Piotrowo Hill, also known as Zajezierze.

Wikipedia: Kościół Świętych Apostołów Piotra i Pawła w Gnieźnie (PL)

125 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 9: Cmentarz parafialny

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St. Piotr and Paweł - historic necropolis Gniezno. It covers an area of approx. 4 ha and is located in the western part of the city within the streets: Kłeckoska, Powstańców Wielkopolskich and Górna, on the west side borders with the flocks of stallions. The cemetery is managed by the Archcathedral Parish of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Wikipedia: Cmentarz św. Piotra i Pawła w Gnieźnie (PL)

1289 meters / 15 minutes

Sight 10: Kościół Ewangelicko-Augsburski

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The Church of Blessed Michael Kozal in Gniezno – a neo-Gothic church built in the years 1894-1895 and built according to Bruno's design as a chapel of the "Dziekanka" psychiatric hospital, currently the church of the Catholic parish of Blessed Michael Kozal in Gniezno, but also used by the Evangelical parish in Poznań. A church with two presbyteries. Temporarily closed since 7 February 2012.

Wikipedia: Kościół bł. Michała Kozala w Gnieźnie (PL)

373 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 11: Wojewódzki Szpital dla Nerwowo i Psychicznie Chorych Dziekanka im. Aleksandra Piotrowskiego

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The Aleksander Piotrowski Provincial Hospital for the Mentally and Mentally Ill "Dziekanka" is one of the largest and oldest psychiatric institutions in Poland. It is located at 15 Poznańska Street in Gniezno, in the Dziekanka district.

Wikipedia: Wojewódzki Szpital dla Nerwowo i Psychicznie Chorych Dziekanka (PL), Website


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