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Top Choice Tunnel in Rzeszów

Underground Tourist Route

Rzeszów’s prime attraction is this 369m-long route that links 25 old cellars; it took 17 years to complete. The cellars date from the 15th to the 20th centuries and are on different levels (the deepest is nearly 10m…
Top Choice Polish in Rzeszów

Kryjówka

One of the few addresses in the centre for high-quality, good-value Polish cooking. It's set up like a typical milk bar, where you go to the steam table and pick out your meal from among classics like bigos (cabbage…
Top Choice Bar in Rzeszów

Graciarnia u Plastików

Popular student bar beneath and behind the Rynek that defies easy description. Walk down a flight of steep stairs to find thrift-shop furnishings, old lamps, plaster-of-paris sculptures, caricatures on the wall and …
Architecture 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 si…
Synagogue in Rzeszów

New Town Synagogue

Also called the 'big' synagogue, since it's much larger than the Old Town Synagogue next door. The building dates originally from the early 18th century and was built in a fusion of Renaissance and baroque styles. I…
Asian in Rzeszów

Restauracja Saigon

Though this is nominally a Vietnamese restaurant, the food is more reminiscent of old-school Chinese, c 1985. Think sweet-and-sour pork and egg-drop soup. That said, they have added a few Vietnamese dishes to the me…
Cafe in Rzeszów

Hola Lola

Industrial decor, big collaborative tables, third-gen coffees to order – yep, this is where Rzeszów's hipsters cool their heels. In addition to coffee, there are lots of beers and lemonades to choose from. Good wi-f…
Synagogue in Rzeszów

Old Town Synagogue

The 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 d…
International in Rzeszów

Stary Browar Rzeszowski

Big, handsome brew-pub on the main square that serves oversized plates of steaks, ribs, and grilled meats, plus (as a nod to Poland) dishes of housemade pierogi and an enormous golonka (oven-baked pork knuckle), her…
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 the 20th centuries and European art from the 16th…