Attractions

Castle in Malbork

Malbork Castle

Malbork’s blockbuster attraction is its show-stoppingly massive castle that sits on the banks of the sluggish Nogat River, an eastern arm of the Vistula. The Marienburg (Fortress of Mary) was built by the Teutonic K…
Museum in Frombork

Old Bishops’ Palace

The museum’s main exhibition space can be found in the southeastern corner of the complex, though the entrance can take a bit of finding. The ground floor is taken up with objects discovered during postwar archaeolo…
Castle in Kwidzyn

Kwidzyn Castle

Kwidzyn's 14th-century castle has experienced numerous ups and downs over its lifetime, suffering the mos grievious loss in 1798 when the Prussians pulled down two sides (eastern and southern) and the main tower. Un…
Church in Toruń

Cathedral of SS John the Baptist & John the Evangelist

Toruń’s mammoth Gothic cathedral was begun around 1260 but only completed at the end of the 15th century. Its massive tower houses Poland’s second-largest historic bell, the Tuba Dei (God’s Trumpet). On the southern…
Church in Frombork

Cathedral

Filling the middle of the courtyard with its huge Gothic-brick facade and with a slim octagonal tower at each corner, this impressive building was erected between 1329 and 1388, and was the largest church ever built…
Museum in Grudziądz

Regional Museum

Based in a former Benedictine convent and several granaries at the southern end of the old quarter, the Regional Museum is worth a perusal. It provides a general overview of the town's history and also highlights se…
Castle in Golub-Dobrzyń

Golub Castle

Golub’s square-set castle overlooks the town from a hill, the prominent structure consisting of a massive Gothic brick base topped with a slightly more refined Renaissance cornice. The original 14th-century castle w…
Archaeological Site in Gniew

Archaeological Museum

Gniew's castle now houses the Archaeological Museum. The archaeological exhibition is in two rooms, but you will also get to see the chapel and temporary exhibitions in other rooms, and wander through most of the ca…
Museum in Chełmno

Regional Museum

The epicentre of Chełmno’s chessboard of streets is the Rynek, in the middle of which stands the compact Renaissance Town Hall, built around 1570 on the site of the previous Gothic structure. It now houses the Regio…
Museum in Toruń

Explorers’ Museum

This is usually the last subdivision of the Regional Museum on visitors’ mental itineraries, which is a shame as it tells an interesting story. It contains artefacts from the amassed collection of seasoned nomad Ton…