Top Choice Museum in Zamość

Arsenal Museum

This museum of military hardware and the city's fortifications received a major facelift in 2015. The collections are housed in three buildings along the city's western bastions. One building is given over to weapon…
Top Choice Monastery in Częstochowa

Paulite Monastery of Jasna Góra

Poland’s spiritual capital began with the arrival of the Paulite order from Hungary in 1382, who named the 293m hill in the western part of the city ‘Jasna Góra’ (Bright Hill) and erected this monastery. Believers a…
Top Choice Museum in Kielce

Kraków Bishops' Palace

Kielce was the property of the Kraków bishops from the 12th century through 1789. This palace was built (from 1637 onwards) as one of their seats and remains a testament to the richness of that era. The highlight of…
Tower in Zamość

Bell Tower

You can climb this free-standing bell tower, though the terrace is not high enough to offer a bird’s-eye view of the Old Town. The present tower was built from 1755 to 1775 after the original timber tower went up in…
Church in Zamość


The cathedral was built by Morando from 1587 to 1598 as a votive offering and mausoleum for the Zamoyskis. The exterior changed dramatically in the 19th century, but the interior has maintained many original feature…
Architecture in Zamość

Franciscan Church

The Franciscan Church was built (between 1637 and 1655) it was reputedly one of the largest and most beautiful Baroque churches in the country. In 1784, the Austrian Empire abolished the Franciscan order, throwing t…
Museum in Zamość

Sacral Museum

The Sacral Museum, featuring a collection of religious art accumulated by the church.
Church in Częstochowa

Chapel of Our Lady

The oldest part of the Paulite Monastery of Jasna Góra contains the revered Black Madonna.The picture is unveiled at 6am and 1.30pm (2pm Saturday and Sunday) and covered again at noon and 9.20pm (1pm and 9.20pm Satu…
Museum in Częstochowa

Częstochowa Museum

In the neoclassical town hall on al NMP, this museum contains paintings of Polish artists as well as extensive documentation detailing the history of Częstochowa and the region. Some of the collection is housed in t…
Church in Lublin

Cathedral of St John the Baptist

This former Jesuit church dates from the 16th century and is the largest in Lublin. There are many impressive details to behold, including the Baroque trompe l'oeil frescos (the work of Moravian artist Józef Majer) …