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Top Choice Polish in Sanok

Stary Kredens

Drawing on the inspiration of Polish TV-star chef Magda Gessler, the 'Old Wardrobe' has high culinary ambitions, and delivers. From creative appetisers like tart with herring and red beets to pan-fried trout and bak…
Top Choice Polish in Wetlina

W Starym Siole

On the Cisna (western) side of Wetlina, this is possibly the best restaurant in this part of Poland. They pay keen attention to detail, from the custom woodworking in the dining room to the wine list and quality of …
Museum in Sanok

Museum of Folk Architecture

Sanok’s Museum of Folk Architecture is Poland’s largest skansen (open-air museum of traditional architecture). You’ll find around 120 historic buildings here and gain insight into the cultures of the Boyks and Lemks…
Synagogue in Lesko

Synagogue

This impressive former synagogue is the only one of five synagogues to survive WWII. It's located about 100m north of the Rynek. It was built in the Mannerist style in the mid-18th century and has an attached tower …
Museum in Sanok

Historical Museum

Housed in the Renaissance-style castle, the museum is best known for its 700-piece collection of Ruthenian icons. The selection consists of about 260 large pieces dating from the 15th to the 18th centuries, most acq…
Cemetery in Lesko

Jewish Cemetery

Before WWII, Jews accounted for two-thirds of Lesko's population. This moving cemetery, dating back to the mid-16th century, has more than 2000 gravestones and gives a tiny hint of the size and importance of the com…
Church in Sanok

Franciscan Church of the Holy Cross

At the southeast corner of the Rynek is the Franciscan Church of the Holy Cross, the town’s oldest. The interior and exterior are in baroque style and date to the mid-17th century, though recent archeological discov…
Cafe in Ustrzyki Górne

Bieszczadzka Legenda

Counter-culture comes to the Bieszczady in the form of this chilled-out, welcoming cafe and lunch bar, situated 60m from the bus station toward Ustrzyki Dolne. Grab a coffee or beer, scout out a lounge chair and kic…
Polish in Ustrzyki Górne

Zajazd Pod Caryńską

This handsome traditional wooden lodge and restaurant, 50m from the bus station in the direction of Ustrzyki Dolne, has the best cooking in the immediate vicinity. Big plates of pork and potato pancakes, goulash, ba…
Historic Building in Sanok

Castle

The 16th-century building you see today in Renaissance style is simply a makeover of a Gothic castle that's been on this site since at least the 13th century. The high position overlooking the San River was prized f…