Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #1 in Rzeszów, Poland


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 24 sights
Distance 6.7 km
Ascend 90 m
Descend 69 m

Experience Rzeszów in Poland in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Individual Sights in Rzeszów

Sight 1: Kościół pw. Matki Boskiej Królowej Polski

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Kościół pw. Matki Boskiej Królowej Polski

Garrison Church of Our Lady Queen of Polish – the church is located in the center of Rzeszów. It belongs to both the diocese of Rzeszów and the Military Ordinariate of the Polish Army, because the church is a temple of a civil-military parish. The building is protected by law and has the status of a monument.

Wikipedia: Kościół garnizonowy pw. Matki Boskiej Królowej Polski w Rzeszowie (PL)

155 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 2: Teatr Przedmieście

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Przedmieście Theatre – was founded in 2001 in Krasne near Rzeszów on the initiative of Aneta Adamska. In August 2006, the theatre changed its seat to Łańcut, and since 2010 it has been operating independently and staging its plays in the Cultural Cellar in Rzeszów at 4 Reformacka Street.

Wikipedia: Teatr Przedmieście (PL)

233 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 3: Nowiny – Biuro ogłoszeń

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The Skrzyński Manor in Rzeszów – a historic manor house located in Rzeszów in the Subcarpathian Voivodeship.

Wikipedia: Dwór Skrzyńskich w Rzeszowie (PL)

441 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 4: Muzeum Diecezjalne w Rzeszowie

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The Diocesan Museum is a church institution founded in 1997 by Bishop Kazimierz Górny. The museum was officially opened on September 22, 1998 on the occasion of the European Days of Cultural Heritage in Rzeszów. The collections are works of sacred art that have fallen out of use, but due to the age of the diocese, most of the exhibits from its area are in the museums in Przemyśl and Tarnów. For the first 17 years, it was led by Fr. Franciszek Dziedzic.

Wikipedia: Muzeum Diecezjalne w Rzeszowie (PL)

296 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 5: Fontanna multimedialna

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Multimedia fountain in Rzeszów – an electronically controlled fountain located at Lubomirskie Avenue in Rzeszów. In its vicinity there is also the historic Lubomirski Summer Palace in Rzeszów.

Wikipedia: Rzeszowska Fontanna Multimedialna (PL)

132 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 6: Filharmonia Podkarpacka

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The Artur Malawski Subcarpathian Philharmonic is a philharmonic in Rzeszów, Poland. Its building is located at 30 Fryderyka Chopina Street, near the Old Town and the Rzeszów Castle.

Wikipedia: Filharmonia Podkarpacka (PL)

211 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 7: Letni Pałac Lubomirskich

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Lubomirski Summer Palace in Rzeszów – a historic magnate holiday residence in the late Baroque style with elements of Rococo, located at 2 Dekerta Street in Rzeszów, near the castle. It was built in the 90s of the 17th century at the request of Hieronim Augustyn Lubomirski on the site of the former vineyard of Mikołaj Spytek Ligęza as part of the garden complex planned around the residence in the castle.

Wikipedia: Letni Pałac Lubomirskich w Rzeszowie (PL)

281 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 8: Kościół Św. Krzyża

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The Church of the Holy Cross and the Piarist convent – a complex of buildings located linearly along 3 Maja Street in Rzeszów.

Wikipedia: Kościół Świętego Krzyża w Rzeszowie (PL)

296 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 9: Kościół świętych Wojciecha i Stanisława (Kościół farny)

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The Church of St. Adalbert and St. Stanislaus in Rzeszów is a parish church in Rzeszów. It is located in the center of the Old Town, on Farny Square, at the intersection of 3 Maja and Kościuszki Streets.

Wikipedia: Kościół św. Wojciecha i św. Stanisława w Rzeszowie (PL)

338 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 10: Fundacja Aparat Caffe

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Camera Caffe Foundation – a museum of cameras in Rzeszów.

Wikipedia: Fundacja Aparat Caffe (PL), Website

422 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 11: Dom Polonii

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The House of Polonia is a tenement house located in the northern frontage of the Rzeszów Market Square. In front of the tenement house, there is a characteristic lintel, which significantly differs from the square in terms of level. Under it there are the oldest preserved traces of brick architecture in Rzeszów, namely cellars from the fifteenth century. The tenement house gained its current shape after the reconstructions carried out at the beginning of the 20th century and after the war. Three neighboring tenement houses were demolished, creating the so-called "Bar's hole", which is currently being built up. The interior of the tenement house was decorated with polychromes. In the staircase there is a fragment of a hunt from the nineteenth century. The illusory rustication was presented below. The building is owned by the Polish Community, there are shops on the ground floor, and a hotel on the upper floors.

Wikipedia: Dom Polonii w Rzeszowie (PL), Website

92 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 12: Rzeszów Cellars

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Underground Tourist Route "Rzeszów Cellars" in Rzeszów – a complex of former city cellars connected into a tourist route, located in Rzeszów, under the Old Town Market Square. The entrance to the underground is located at the Rzeszów Town Hall, while the exit - at Rynek 12. Currently, the route is managed by the Municipal Board of Residential Buildings in Rzeszów. The length of the route is 396 meters.

Wikipedia: Podziemna Trasa Turystyczna w Rzeszowie (PL), Website

124 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 13: Rzeszów City Hall

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Town Hall in Rzeszów – a historic town hall in Rzeszów.

Wikipedia: Ratusz w Rzeszowie (PL)

178 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 14: Museum of the History of Rzeszow

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The District Museum in Rzeszów is a regional museum located in Rzeszów.

Wikipedia: Muzeum Okręgowe w Rzeszowie (PL), Website

193 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 15: The Museum of Bedtime Cartoons

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The Museum of Bedtime Cartoons in Rzeszów is located in the city center, near the Rzeszów market square. The Museum was established by a resolution of the City Council on January 29, 2008. It presents exhibits from Wojciech Jama's collection. The collection of the "Museum of Bedtime Cartoons" was handed over to the city by a notarial deed on January 24, 2008. The Museum of Bedtime Cartoons was officially opened on March 22, 2009.

Wikipedia: Muzeum Dobranocek w Rzeszowie (PL), Website

103 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 16: Tablica pamiątkowa w miejscu kirkutu;XVI-wieczny Cmentarz Żydowski

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The old Jewish cemetery in Rzeszów was founded in the 17th century and was located on the site of the current square on the Ghetto Victims Square. Currently, it is crossed by Sobieskiego Street. This place is commemorated with a basalt boulder and a granite plaque with an appropriate inscription in Hebrew and Polish: "In this place there is a sixteenth-century Jewish cemetery destroyed during World War II by the Nazi occupier. In the summer of 1942, Jews were gathered here before being deported to death camps." The cemetery was destroyed in 1942. A dozen or so tombstones have survived from the cemetery.

Wikipedia: Cmentarz żydowski w Rzeszowie (PL)

100 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 17: Monument of Gratitude to Red Army

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The Monument of Gratitude to the Red Army in Rzeszów is a monument located on the Square of the Victims of the Ghetto in Rzeszów in the Subcarpathian Voivodeship.

Wikipedia: Pomnik Wdzięczności Armii Czerwonej w Rzeszowie (PL)

122 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 18: Biuro Wystaw Artystycznych

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The New Town Synagogue in Rzeszów is a synagogue located in Rzeszów at 17 Jana Sobieskiego Street. It is currently one of the oldest surviving synagogues in the Subcarpathian Voivodeship.

Wikipedia: Synagoga Nowomiejska w Rzeszowie (PL), Website

73 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 19: Archiwum Państwowe w Rzeszowie

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The Old Town Synagogue in Rzeszów is a synagogue located in Rzeszów at 4 Bożnicza Street. It is one of the oldest preserved synagogues in the Subcarpathian Voivodeship. Formerly known as the Old School and the Small School, due to its smaller size compared to the New Town Synagogue.

Wikipedia: Synagoga Staromiejska w Rzeszowie (PL)

277 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 20: Plac Wolności

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Wolności Square, formerly the New Town Market Square, New Market Square – is located in the center of Rzeszów, on the thoroughfare of Piłsudski Avenue. It is a historic square of the city, created as a result of the construction of a commercial estate, the so-called New Town. The historic New Town was located north-east of the Rzeszów market square and the center of the city at that time.

Wikipedia: Plac Wolności w Rzeszowie (PL)

323 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 21: Kościół pw. Świętej Trójcy

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The Church of the Holy Trinity – a church in Rzeszów, currently located in the city center at Targowa Street. The seat of the Greek Catholic parish of the Dormition of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Rzeszów.

Wikipedia: Kościół Świętej Trójcy w Rzeszowie (PL)

165 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 22: Stary Cmentarz

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The Old Cemetery in Rzeszów – the oldest preserved necropolis of the city. It covers an area of 3.65 hectares, between Targowa Street and the Wisłok River. It is estimated that about 40,000 people are buried there. In 1968, it had 613 tombstones and tombs. Currently, it has 622 of them.

Wikipedia: Stary Cmentarz w Rzeszowie (PL)

599 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 23: Muzeum Energetyki

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The Museum of Subcarpathian Energy in Rzeszów – a museum located in Rzeszów. The facility is run by PGE Obrót Sp. z o.o., and its registered office is located in the company's premises at 6 8 Marca Street.

Wikipedia: Muzeum Energetyki Podkarpackiej w Rzeszowie (PL)

1546 meters / 19 minutes

Sight 24: Cmentarz Pobitno

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The Pobitno - Necropolis cemetery in Rzeszów, in the Pobitno district on the right -bank of Wisłok, in the eastern part of the city. It is located in the immediate vicinity of the North Rzeszów bypass and Lwowska Street, at the Pobitno roundabout. The cemetery has the legal status of a monument.

Wikipedia: Cmentarz Pobitno w Rzeszowie (PL)


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