On the eastern edge of the Old Town is the best surviving bastion from the original city walls. You can take a group walking tour (in...
Museum of Zamość
Two Armenian houses shelter the Zamość museum, with intriguing displays such as a scale model of the 16th-century town and a letter to...
The city’s fascinating synagogue was built around 1620 and served as the Jewish community’s main house of worship until WWII, when it...
For fast and filling soup/dumplings/cabbage-style food, head to this old-style, self-serve milk bar.
Plac Wolności · interesting places nearby
Franciscan Church information
The Franciscan Church was built (between 1637 and 1655) it was reputedly one of the largest and most beautiful Baroque churches in the country. In 1784, the Austrian Empire abolished the Franciscan order, throwing the church into the hands of fate. It was converted to a hospital, an arms depot under the Russians, a museum and cinema between the two world wars, and an art college after WWII before finding its way back into the hands of the Franciscans in 1993.