East of the Rynek, the Knights' Tower (Baszta Rycerska) was reshaped in the 19th century and turned into the belfry of a Protestant church that had been built alongside it. After WWII the church was occupied by this…
The buildings lining the Rynek, officially known as Plac Wolności, are a pleasing blend of architectural styles. The octagonal Renaissance tower (1567) of the Italianate town hall in the centre gives the square an a…
In the 14th century the town was granted municipal status and surrounded by fortified city walls, some of which are still in place. One of the most substantial structures is this gate just south of the Rynek.
This Gothic place of worship sits at the highest point of the Old Town, two blocks northwest of the Rynek. It has a nave and just one aisle with a row of six Gothic columns running right across the middle.
Cosy establishment right on the market square, with a close-up view of the town hall. The outdoor seating is a good place from which to take in the town's unhurried street life.
This tower on the north side of the Old Town was part of the medieval fortified city walls. You can climb it to take in the view.
Atmospheric restaurant within the town hall's cellar, turning out a good range of pasta dishes and pizzas.