Steeped in history and presenting an impossibly picturesque panorama of architecture, the Polish town of Poznan allures visitors with it imitable atmosphere and uniquely appealing sights. Boasting a diverse and dynamic cityscape, Poznan constantly demands the attention of the traveller with its colourful confection of houses, magnificent monuments and stunning Central Square. Excellent museums illustrate the town’s turbulent yet intriguing history and grand gastronomic scene draws inspiration from classic and contemporary culinary ideas.
A ideal starting point on any Poznan tour is undoubtedly the Stary Rynek, the town’s ancient and antique town square. After sever bombing in World War 1, the square has been miraculously renovated and returned to its former resplendence; grandiose buildings surround the square, all of which exude an air of authoritative affluence with their dignified arches and colourful facades.
A stunning sacred sight is the City Church of St. Stanislaus, a structure considered to be one of Poland’s finest examples of Baroque beauty. Its renowned organ allures tourist with its mellifluous melodies, which can be enjoyed during the regular concerts held here.
Boasting over 2000 items of musical memorabilia from around the world, the Musical Instruments Museum is the only exhibition of its kind in the country. Wander the creatively curated exhibitions in order to explore the rich histroy of music through instruments, short films and mellifluous examples of expert composers at work.
Critically acclaimed and boundlessly creative, Bazanciarnia has earned international repute due to the quality of its famed game. Submerge yourself in the elegant surroundings in order to enjoy roasted venison and rich pigeon accompanied by a sublime selection from the extensive wine list, and enjoy a dining experience as dazzling as the town itself. (Stary Rynek 94, Poznań, Poland)