Płock attractions

Top Choice Church in Płock


This 12th-century cathedral is topped with a 16th-century Renaissance dome. Its interior boasts a number of tombstones and altarpieces, and tasteful art nouveau frescoes. The royal chapel holds the sarcophagi of two…
Museum in Płock

Diocesan Museum

Exhibits a large collection of manuscripts, paintings, sculpture, vestments and tapestries. Most of the exhibits are religious in nature, but there are a few secular items, such as the Charter of Płock from 1237, St…
Museum in Płock

Mazovian Museum

Holds a highly worthy collection of art nouveau furniture, decorative items, paintings and glassware. Exhibits show the influence here of both the florid Parisian style of art nouveau as well as its sterner, more ge…
Historic Building in Płock

Town Hall

The old market square is dominated by this attractive building at its northwest end. From atop the town hall, a trumpeter plays at noon and 6pm each day, and spectators below are treated to the automated spectacle o…
Zoo in Płock


Further to the east from the cathedral, beyond the road bridge, is the city zoo. It has a picturesque wooded setting above the river and is reputedly home to the country's biggest collection of reptiles.
Castle in Płock


The picturesque remnants of this Gothic castle are courtesy of a major flood of the Vistula in 1532, when half the castle and part of the defensive walls slid into the river.
Church in Płock

Dominican Church

Once attached to a monastery, this medieval church received a glamorous baroque makeover in the early 18th century.