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Top Choice Polish in Malbork

Gothic

Malbork's blockbuster castle also contains one of Poland's best restaurants, where the medieval theme continues in commendable authenticity. Taking recipes and ingredients from the Grand Master's cookbook and shoppi…
Top Choice Polish in Grudziądz

Kuchnia

With its white tiles, bar made of pallettes and painted brick walls, this trendy looking place has a simple menu of well-cooked Polish favourites as well as kompot (juice from cooked fruit) in jars, brain-reactivati…
Top Choice International in Toruń

Szeroka 9

Arguably Toruń's top restaurant, it offers a changing menu of seasonal gourmet-style fare with everything from rabbit in apple and cream sauce to house tagliatelle. The dessert to plump for is local gingerbread in p…
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…