Sights

Museum in Tarnów

Town Hall

Tarnów's arresting Gothic city hall, which draws all eyes in the Rynek, dates in its earliest parts to the 15th century. Given a later Renaissance makeover and renovated again in the 19th century, it retains its...

Cathedral in Tarnów

Tarnów Cathedral

Tarnów's cathedral dates in part from the 14th century, but was remodelled at the end of the 19th century in neo-Gothic style. The interior shelters several Renaissance and baroque tombs, of which two in the...

Museum in Tarnów

Ethnographic Museum

This branch of the city’s regional museum has Europe’s only permanent collection relating to Roma culture. In the backyard there's an open-air exhibition of original Roma horse carriages, and visitors to the...

Historic Site in Tarnów

Former Synagogue

The Germans' almost complete destruction of Tarnów's synagogue, once the focus of spiritual life for the 25,000 Jews who lived here, is only more affecting for the incongruous survival of the four-columned brick...

Museum in Tarnów

Tarnów Regional Museum

Two 16th-century townhouses on the central square comprise the main regional museum, largely used for rotating exhibitions. The main part of the small permanent exhibition is the ongoing restoration work of a...

Cemetery in Tarnów

Jewish Cemetery

This former Jewish burial ground, the largest of its kind in southern Poland, lies 1km north of the centre. The cemetery dates from the 16th century and has about 4000 tombstones in various states of decay and...

Church in Tarnów

Church of Our Lady

The shingled Church of Our Lady, built by peasants in the mid-15th century, has charming folk decorations inside and a fine rococo high altar. Note the poignant WWII memorial on the edge of the Old Cemetery...

Museum in Tarnów

Diocesan Museum

Housed in a handsome 16th-century tenement behind Tarnów Cathedral, this well-curated museum dates to 1888, and now comprises five distinct rooms: a collection of folk paintings on glass, one of medieval sacral...

Church in Tarnów

Church of the Holy Trinity

About 1km south of the Rynek, along ul Tuchowska, lies the weathered timber Church of the Holy Trinity, built from 1597. It has a naive, charming rustic interior that includes an early baroque high altar.