House of Painters

Carpathian Mountains

At the House of Painters, which serves as a centre for the village’s artists, you can watch the painters at work. You can also find a basic map to the more impressively painted houses in the village.

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1. Felicja Curyłowa Farmstead Museum


This three-room farmhouse houses the work of Zalipie's best-known painter, Felicja Curyłowa (1904–74). Every flat surface is painted with colourful…

2. Jewish Cemetery

16.14 MILES

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…

3. Diocesan Museum

16.43 MILES

Housed in a handsome 16th-century tenement behind Tarnów Cathedral, this well-curated museum dates to 1888, and now comprises five distinct rooms: a…

4. Tarnów Cathedral

16.44 MILES

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…

5. Former Synagogue

16.47 MILES

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…

6. Tarnów Regional Museum

16.49 MILES

Two 16th-century townhouses on the central square comprise the main regional museum, largely used for rotating exhibitions. The main part of the small…

7. Town Hall

16.5 MILES

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…

8. Ethnographic Museum

16.53 MILES

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…