Historical Metallurgical Plant in Maleniec

Twenty-four kilometres west of Końskie, in Maleniec, on the Czarna River, there is an over two hundred year-old complex of rolling mills and nail plants. This historical stock of machinery, set in the natural countryside landscape, dates back to 1836.

  • Maleniec, Maleniec 54
  • +48 41 373 11 42
Holy Cross

Łysiec mountain, nowadays referred to as Święty Krzyż mountain was especially liked by witches ages ago. The folk legend has it that during their Sabbaths witches practised witchcraft and organised hellish parties and dances.

  • Święty Krzyż
  • +48 41 317 70 21
Institute of Design Kielce

  • Kielce, ul. Zamkowa 3
  • + 48 41 315 26 39 wew.117

Brzeżnica was the original name of the present-day Jędrzejów in the 12th century. A monastery was founded by the bishop of Wrocław Janik and his brother Klemens, Cracow"s Count Palatine in 1140. Nine years later they brought Cistercian monks from the French Abbey of Morimond in Burgundy.

  • Jędrzejów
Jewish Cemetery in Kielce

Jewish cementary in Kielce was estabilished in 19. century by well-known architect Franciszek Ksawery Kowalski. Supervision of the cemetery was held by one of the most important Jewish charitable organizations - the Society for the Poor"s Relief of the Jewish Faith - Chwera Kadisha.

  • Kielce, ul. Pakosz
  • +48 783 084 183
Jewish Heritage in Bodzentyn

Bodzentyn had a sizable Jewish community. In the mid-19th century, Jews of Bodzentyn belonged to the synagogue district of Szydłowiec and buried their dead there. However, in 1866, the Jewish residents of Bodzentyn managed to obtain a permit to build a cemetery in their own town.

  • Bodzentyn
  • +48 519 165 300
Jewish Heritage in Działoszyce

Few records of the Jewish presence in Działoszyce have survived till the present time. There are still ruins of the kahal house and of the synagogue erected in 1852, once considered the most beautiful prayer house in Poland.

  • Działoszyce, ul. Krasickiego
  • +48 41 352 60 10
Jewish Heritage in Starachowice

The Jewish cemetery, or kirkut, established in 1891, is situated in ul. Podgórze. It occupies an area of an acre and contains approximately 200 tombstones.

  • Starachowice
  • +48 693 779 899
Jewish Heritage in Szydłów (renovation)

At present, the synagogue building shelters a gallery of modern art: the local artists present mostly the historical building and panoramic views of Szydłów. There is also an exhibition of items representing Jewish religion and culture, for example, two pieces of Torah scroll, four-meter-tall figure of Moses holding Decalogue tablets.

  • Szydłów, ul. Targowa 3
  • +48 41 354 53 13
Kadzielnia Reserve

Geological attractiveness of Kielce is best proved by the presence of four inanimate nature reserves on the city’s territory. Very well-known is the Kadzielnia that contains an inselberg known as the Rock of Geologists located in the central part of the former open-pit quarry.

  • Kielce, Krakowska
  • +48 41 367 66 53