Rzeszów attractions

Top Choice Tunnel in Rzeszów

Underground Tourist Route

Rzeszów’s prime attraction is this 396m-long route linking 25 old cellars beneath the central market square. The circuit took 17 years to complete and restore. The cellars date from the 14th to 18th centuries and re…
Church in Rzeszów

Bernardine Church

Northwest of the Rynek is the Bernardine Church, with its opulent furnishings and decoration. It was built for Ligęza as his mausoleum, and there are eight life-sized alabaster effigies of his family in the side wal…
Synagogue in Rzeszów

New Town Synagogue

Also called the 'big' synagogue, since it's much larger than the Old Town Synagogue next door, this house of worship dates to the early 18th century and was built in a fusion of Renaissance and baroque styles. It wa…
Museum in Rzeszów

Rzeszów Regional Museum

Housed in a one-time Piarist monastery, complete with frescoed vaulting from the 17th century, the Rzeszów Regional Museum contains Polish paintings from the 18th to 20th centuries, wider European art from the 16th …
Historic Building in Rzeszów

Town Hall

Rzeszów's pretty town hall is the natural focus of attention in the Rynek, dominating its southwest corner. It dates from the 16th century but was wholly remodelled in the 19th century in the then-current neo-Gothic…
Museum in Rzeszów

Rzeszów City Museum

Six centuries of Rzeszów's life, triumphs and tribulations are revealed through the interesting exhibits of this worthwhile city museum, housed in a 17th-century tenement.
Monument in Rzeszów

Monument to the Revolutionary Act

Rzeszów's vast, leaf-shaped Monument to the Revolutionary Act, commemorating the battles and sacrifice in and around the town, especially during WWII, was completed in 1974. A thoroughly Communist piece of civic pro…
Synagogue in Rzeszów

Old Town Synagogue

This synagogue dates from the early 17th century and was built in Renaissance style. It was destroyed several times in the Cossack invasions and burnt down again in 1842, but was rebuilt each time. It was partially …
Museum in Rzeszów

Ethnographic Museum

This museum has traditional folk costumes and old woodcarvings from the region on permanent display. Expect clothes worn on traditional holidays, musical instruments, porcelain, painting and more. Each exhibit illum…