Two hours drive North of Cracow , the Sichów Manor and Library is a place which combines the traditions of old Polish families with modernity. The manor and the hotel are in 10 hectares of old park surrounded by fields creating a special opportunity for contact with nature.
- Sichów Duży, 88
- +48 15 864 16 28
The St Jacob"s Church is one of the oldest and the most valuable monuments of both Sandomierz and Poland. The visitor"s attention is caught by the late-Romanesque ceramic ornamental elements of elevation, from which the northern portal is of the greatest importance.
- Sandomierz, ul. Staromiejska 3
- +48 15 832 37 74
It is one of the most original and beautiful buildings erected on an elliptic plan according to an Italian architect Lawrence Senes’s design referring to the architecture of Santa Maria della Salute church in Venice.
One of the most spectacular examples of Romanesque architecture in Poland, St Martin"s Church was erected on the Latin cross pattern with the use of locally extracted flint sandstone in the 12th century. Its front is dominated by two differently shaped towers.
- Opatów, ul. S. „Grota” Roweckiego 8
- +48 15 868 27 64
Szydłów acquired the name of Polish Carcassonne thanks to its well-preserved medieval urban layout and fortification walls (680 m)with the Renaissance Cracovian Gate. Built of the locally extracted limestone in the 14th century, the city walls were 1080 meters long and 1.8m thick.
- Szydłów, ul. Szkolna 8
- +48 41 354 51 46
The Centre of Patriotic and Civic Reflection came into existence in the building of old prison in Kielce. It is a place where citizens of Kielce and Świętokrzyskie region could learn about their ancestors’ patriotic and civic achievements. The concept of the exhibition was developed by Mirosław Nizio – the author of the exhibition in The Warsaw Rising Museum.
- Kielce, ul. Zamkowa 3
- +48 41 367 68 01
The former monastery of the Order of Saint Paul the First Hermit was built thanks to Zbigniew Oleśnicki, a bishop of Cracow. After the original Gothic church foundation, Oleśnicki rebuilt western porch with a Gothic cross-ribbed vault.
- Pińczów, ul. Piłsudzkiego 2
- +48 41 357 24 72
The Jan Karski Society was established in 2005 as a kind of continuation of the ‘Memory – Dialogue – Reconciliation’ Civic Association, which was formed in order to prepare the celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the Kielce Pogrom in 1996.
- Kielce, ul. Planty 7
- +48 577 809 333
The main exhibition of the Museum of Kielecka Village is the Ethnographic Park in Tokarnia, which is located on the E77 route leading from Kielce to Cracow. In the picturesquely located in the Czarna Nida river bend over 70-hectare area...
- +48 41 315 41 71
In 1847, the head of the Kielce county authorities Tomasz Zieliński, a patron of fine arts and lover of antiquities, became a leaseholder of a riding school building and transformed it into a private residence.
- Kielce, ul. Zamkowa 5
- +48 41 368 20 53