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Another huge brick structure, the Parish Church is 50m northwest of the Rynek. Founded in 1402, it was almost completely consumed by fire in the mid-17th century (only the chancel survived) and rebuilt...
(Kościół Wniebowzięcia Matki Boskiej i Św Michała Archanioła) In the village of Haczów (hah -choof), about 16km east of Krosno and accessible by PKS bus from Krosno, stands what is considered the largest timber Gothi...
Museums & Galleries
Directly opposite the Subcarpathian Museum is the Craft Museum, featuring displays related to such local crafts and trades as clockmaking, weaving, saddlery and even hairdressing.
Bakeries & Patisseries
This very popular little bakery and cafe sells a wide range of fresh-baked pastries, cakes and other sweet and savoury snacks.
Farms, Workshops & Factories
About 1km northwest of the Old Town is the famous Krosno glassworks. A factory shop on site sells a range of its products, including beautiful wine glasses and stemware.
You’re not going to believe this as you wend your way out of town, past vacant lots and factory car parks, but this is the best restaurant in Krosno and worth the effort to find it...
The village of Bóbrka, 17km southwest of Krosno, is the cradle of the Polish oil industry. It was here in 1854 that the world’s first oil well was sunk by Ignacy Łukasiewicz, inventor of the paraffin lamp...
Arguably the best of several similarly nondescript Polish and pizza places that line the Rynek. Offers a good-value daily lunch special, with main, side and dessert, for around 18zł.
A few steps southeast of the Rynek is the large 15th-century Franciscan church, today filled with neo-Gothic furnishings...
One block northwest of the church is the Subcarpathian Museum. Installed in the 15th-century former Bishops’ Palace, the museum has interesting historical, archaeological and art sections...
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