Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #2 in Rzeszów, Poland


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 21 sights
Distance 6 km
Ascend 49 m
Descend 59 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. świętego Judy Tadeusza

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The Church of St. Jude Thaddeus in Rzeszów is a sacral building located at Wita Stwosza Street in Rzeszów.

Wikipedia: Kościół św. Judy Tadeusza w Rzeszowie (PL)

1580 meters / 19 minutes

Sight 2: 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)

585 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 3: Pomnik Łukasza Cieplińskiego

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The Monument to the Cursed Soldiers in Rzeszów – a monument dedicated to Polish activists of the anti-communist underground, located in Rzeszów. The author of the monument's design and contractor was Karol Badyna.

Wikipedia: Pomnik Żołnierzy Wyklętych w Rzeszowie (PL)

326 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 4: Wojewódzka i Miejska Biblioteka Publiczna

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Wojewódzka i Miejska Biblioteka Publiczna

The Provincial and Municipal Public Library in Rzeszów is a public library located in Rzeszów. It serves as a municipal and district public library for the city of Rzeszów, a district public library for the Rzeszów district and a provincial public library for the Podkarpackie Voivodeship.

Wikipedia: Wojewódzka i Miejska Biblioteka Publiczna w Rzeszowie (PL), Website

87 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 5: Teatr im. Wandy Siemaszkowej

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The Wanda Siemaszkowa Theatre in Rzeszów is one of the most important institutions of this type in the region.

Wikipedia: Teatr im. Wandy Siemaszkowej w Rzeszowie (PL), Website

173 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 6: Kościół pw. Wniebowzięcia Najświętszej Marii Panny

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The Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Rzeszów – a historic parish church from 1629 in Rzeszów, the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Rzeszów. It is located in the center of Rzeszów, on the western outskirts of the historic part of the city. The Bernardine religious house is directly adjacent to it.

Wikipedia: Bazylika Wniebowzięcia Najświętszej Maryi Panny w Rzeszowie (PL)

261 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 7: Fundacja Aparat Caffe

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Camera Caffe Foundation – a museum of cameras in Rzeszów.

Wikipedia: Fundacja Aparat Caffe (PL), Website

338 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 8: 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)

326 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 9: 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 10: 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 11: 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 12: 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 13: 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 14: 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 15: 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 16: 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 17: 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 18: 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 19: 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 20: 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 21: 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)


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