Attractions

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Centre of Glass Heritage

Krosno's newest attraction is this exhibition centre that highlights the town's important role as Poland's glass-working capital. The family-friendly attraction, signposted in English, tells the story of a century o…
Museum in Krosno

Museum of the Oil & Gas Industry

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. These day…
Church in Krosno

Parish Church of the Holy Trinity

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. Note the int…
Church in Krosno

Franciscan Church of the Holy Cross

A few steps southeast of the Rynek is the large 15th-century Franciscan church, today filled with neo-Gothic furnishings. The showpiece here is the Oświęcim Family Chapel (Kaplica Oświęcimów), just to the left as yo…
Church in Krosno

Church of the Assumption of Mary

Located In the village of Haczów (hah-choof), 16km east of Krosno and accessible by bus, this is considered the largest timber Gothic church in Europe and is a Unesco World Heritage site. The church was built in the…
Museum in Krosno

Craft Museum

Directly opposite the Subcarpathian Museum, about 200m north of the Rynek, is the Craft Museum, featuring ethnographic displays related to such local crafts and trades as clockmaking, weaving, saddlery and even hair…
Museum in Krosno

Subcarpathian Museum

Just opposite the Craft Museum and around 200m north of the Rynek is this regional history museum, housed in the 15th-century former Bishops’ Palace. The museum has interesting historical, archaeological and art sec…
Historic Building in Krosno

Wójtowska Townhouse

Krosno's spacious Rynek has retained some of its Renaissance appearance, notably in the houses fronted by wide arcaded passageways that line the southern and northeastern parts of the square. The best example is thi…