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Shopping in Poznan

Whether you are in Poznan on business or as a tourists and wish to do some shopping, our directory  will help you to choose the right places. Either you are looking for large shopping malls or small stores, you will find something for yourself. If you are keen on shopping in [...]

Selected restaurants in Poznan

If you wish to enjoy a unique culinary experiences in Poznan, our directory will give you some hints on where to dine. Below is a list of selected restaurants, where you can enjoy fine food and drink. 77 Sushi77 Sushi is a small and cosy restaurant located in the Old Town. [...]

Poznan nightlife and nightclubs

Poznan offers a lively nightlife scene. In fact, the city is considered at the very forefront of electro and dance music in Poland, and many of the nation's top DJs and producers come from Poznan. Our directory will give you some hints where to go to have great fun and [...]

Poznan weather and average temperature

Poland's climate is influenced by a continental climate from the east and a maritime climate from the west. As the result the weather is changeable, with significant differences from day to day. Winter one year can be almost without snow, whereas another year heavy snows can paralyse transport for days. Summer [...]

Poznan International Fair

The Poznan International Fair (PIF) (Polish: Miedzynarodowe Targi Poznanskie) is a long-established (the first trade was organized in 1921) and recognized brand. It is the leader among trade fair organizers in Poland and one of the most important trade fair centres in Europe.It comprises over 60 specialized exhibitions, often considered the [...]

Selected Higher Education Institutions

Adam Mickiewicz University in PoznanSelected faculties: biology, biotechnology, chemistry, physics, geology, information technology, materials engineering, mathematics, environment protection, political science, law, psychology, sociology, business and marketing.   Technical University of Poznan Selected faculties: automatics and robotics, electronics and telecommunication, electrical engineering, technical physics, information technology, materials engineering, environmental engineering, mathematics, mechanics and machine [...]

Business oppotunities in Greater Poland voivodship

Greater Poland Voivodeship (also Wielkopolska Province) is a voivodeship, or province, of west-central Poland. It was created January 1, 1999, out of the former Poznan, Kalisz, Konin, Pila and Leszno voivodeships, pursuant to the 1998 Local Government Reorganization Act.  Wielkopolska Province is second in area and third in population among Poland's [...]

Old Brewery Business and Art Centre

Over the past few years, Poznan has become famous for its modern commercial centres which, apart from meeting the basic consumption demand, fulfil a variety of municipal and cultural functions. Of all the modern multifunction malls in Poznan, Stary Browar (Old Brewery) is the most reputed one. It is one of [...]

History of Poznan

The history of Poznan, one of the oldest Polish cities, is closely connected with the history of Poland as the city used to be the capital of the state in the middle of the 10th century. The traces of the earliest settlements date back to the Stone Age, whereas the origins [...]

Poznan Lawica Airport - Flying to Poznan

Poznan's airport named after Henryk Wienawski – the world-famous Polish violinist and composer – is situated about 5 km west of the city centre. It offers both regular flights operated by such carriers as LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines and low-budget flights operated by such carriers as Ryanair, Wizzair and [...]

Poznan - Capital of Violin

Poznan is world-famous as a venue for two major music events. These are violin and violin making competitions held in Poznan since the 1950's. Both are named after Henryk Wieniawski, prominent Polish composer and violin virtuoso.Every five years, starting from 1952, Poznan hosts the International Violin Competition. The first Henryk Wieniawski [...]

Lilli Palmer - Talented Actress from Poznan

Lilli Palmer (1914 – 1986) was a German actress born in Poznan (then part of Prussia, Germany). After her screen debut in ''Crime Unlimited'', she appeared in British films. In 1945 she married Rex Harrison and moved to Hollywood. The most famous films she starred in are: ''Cloak and Dagger'' and [...]

Paul Edmund de Strzelecki - Prominent Polish Explorer of the Down Under

Pawel Edmund Strzelecki (aka Paul Edmund de Strzelecki) (1797 – 1873) was a Polish geologist and explorer. He was born in Gluszyna (a part of today's Poznan). In 1831 he left for England to escape from the Russia ruled Poland. He is most famous for his discoveries in Australia where he [...]

Krzysztof Komeda- Outstanding Jazz Pianist

Krzysztof Komeda (born Krzysztof Trzcinski) (1931 – 1969) was born in Poznan. He was an outstanding Polish jazz pianist and composer who is mostly renowned for his original style. He is also often referred to as the precursor of European jazz. A Doctor of Medicine by profession, he devoted his life [...]

Lakes of Poznan and its Environs

Poznan, thanks to its geographical location in the Wielkopolskie Lake District, is an attractive recreational centre. Both the natural and artificial lakes, well-equipped with recreation and aquatic sports facilities, make Poznan popular with leisure-seeking inhabitants of Poznan and tourists alike. Lake Malta – abundance of attractions Lake Maltanskie (Jezioro Maltanskie) is [...]

Botanical and Zoological Gardens of Poznan

Parks are not the only green spaces in Poznan. There are also other areas where one can escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. These are the botanical, dendrological and zoological gardens. They are perfect venues for education and relaxation, thus, they are certainly worth seeing. Botanical Garden Botanical [...]

Poznan International Fair - Past and Present

Poznan's trade traditions Poznan is famous nationwide and abroad for the Poznan International Fair held here since 1921. Thus, it is one of the European towns with the longest trade fair traditions whose origins date back as far as 1254 when Poznan was granted a privilege by Przemysl the First. Those [...]

Tourist Bus/Train/Tram Lines

If staying in Poznan between April 28th and October 14th, 2007 an attractive way of sightseeing Poznan, especially the Maltanka Lake and its picturesque environs, worth recommending is taking MALTANKA Park Railway. This unique 600 mm narrow gauge railway is one of the very few railways in Poland which have survived [...]

Getting Around Poznan by Ship

If visiting Poznan from May 1st till the end of September, there is an opportunity of going on a cruise along the Warta River. The ship, called ''Jagienka'', is one of the two rare examples of a side wheel paddle steamer. The major cruises are one hour long. From Monday till [...]

Parking Zones in Poznan

Parking rules Park your car in the car parks. Otherwise, your car may be towed away to a police car park or it can be wheel-clamped. You might also find a parking ticket under the windscreen wiper for parking with no valid parking pass. All over the city there are pay [...]

Getting Around Poznan by Car or Bike

Getting Around Poznan by Car While using a private car or one hired from one of the car rentals, always drive carefully and beware of potholes. If possible, avoid the peak-hour traffic (i.e. between 7 a.m. – 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. – 7 p.m). For details on car rentals see: http://www.poznan.pl/mim/public/main/class.html?id_cz=6129&id_klasy=514&lang=pl Roads [...]

Public Transport Tickets

Both buses and trams use the same tickets issued by the MPK (Public Transportation Company) in Poznan. However, the bus and tram ticket systems differ. TRAM TICKETS If going by TRAM, one should get a TIME TICKET, which means that a given ticket is valid for a specified period of time. One [...]

Getting Around Poznan by Tram

During the last few years the number of cars in Poznan has increased considerably. Consequently, the streets become jammed during the peak hours. At that time of the day the best way of moving around the city is going on foot, using public transport (especially a tram) or going by bike. For [...]

Getting Around Poznan by Bus

During the last few years the number of cars in Poznan has increased considerably. Consequently, the streets become jammed during the peak hours. At that time of the day the best way of moving around the city is going on foot, using public transport (especially a tram) or going by bike. For [...]

Arriving in Poznan

By air So far if you have flown to Poland, you have probably landed either at Okecie Airport (Warsaw Frederic Chopin Airport) or at Krakow-Balice Airport (John Paul II International Airport) which are considered to be the busiest and the most modern airports in the country. Nowadays the situation has changed dramatically. [...]

Things to do in Poznan

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