National Museum of Przemyśl

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Przemyśl's impressive modern museum presents well-curated permanent exhibitions on the city's prehistoric and medieval times, its Jewish history and the story of Przemyśl Fortress in WWI (among other themes). Temporary exhibitions explore subjects such as the art of the Hutsul people of Ukraine and Poland, or the traumatic experience of the city during WWII.

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3. Museum of Bells & Pipes

0.13 MILES

This curious museum, housed in an 18th-century baroque clock tower, contains vintage bells as well as elaborately carved wooden and meerschaum pipes and…

4. Przemyśl Fortress Museum

0.14 MILES

This modest museum exhibits 19th- and 20th-century photographs, postcards, weapons and commemorative mementos connected with Przemyśl Fortress.

5. Przemyśl Cathedral

0.21 MILES

Przemyśl's cathedral lords over the upper (southern) end of the Rynek. There's been a church here since at least the 12th century, but the current…

6. New Synagogue

0.23 MILES

The more important of two synagogues that survived WWII (four existed previously), the New Synagogue was built in the early 20th century. It was used as a…

7. Casimir Castle

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Built by King Kazimierz III Wielki (Casimir III the Great) in the 1340s to guard his kingdom's eastern flank, Przemyśl's castle evolved into a Renaissance…

8. Caponier 8813

0.44 MILES

This scary-looking cement bunker was built by the USSR in 1939 as part of the Molotov Line, along its then-border with Nazi Germany. It saw intense…