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Cathedral Island

Having already visited Poznan 5 times it took me until my 6th visit to see the wonderful Cathedral... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
Southern Wales, United Kingdom
The oldest part of the city of Poznań, sunk in dark ages history. Nothing is certain, nothing is sure,

still it's so absorbing, so many impressions, past voices, past images. People who no longer exist... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
Zofia C
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

Having already visited Poznan 5 times it took me until my 6th visit to see the wonderful Cathedral Island. A short inexpensive Tram Ride from Poznan a must see.

Thank jayneyoung
Reviewed 4 October 2017

still it's so absorbing, so many impressions, past voices, past images. People who no longer exist, whose traces are so difficult to find and follow. Genius loci is the first must, then visit the ICHOT (Porta Posnania Museum) on the other side of the river,...More

1  Thank Zofia C
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Immediately I ventured in this place, time seemed to have almost stood still. I could imagine the centuries of believers who had thronged these silent street and square...Even though not Polish speaking, being Catholic I could follow the liturgy at the Cathedral and was happy...More

Thank laiduptranslator
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We rode bikes to the island and you could ride around and see everything in a very short time. The cafe was really lovely with lovely people serving.

Thank char5656
Reviewed 28 July 2017

It is not big, nor very rich inside or outside. It is not astonishing, nor breathtaking. But this place is a heart of Poland. There are our roots. Our first dukes are sepolted here. Our first king is here. That is why this area is...More

1  Thank Adrianna Karoli... M
Reviewed 27 July 2017

This is a long way out from the Old Town but there was not a lot to do over there- just really the cathedral which didn't take long to look round.

Thank B T
Reviewed 10 July 2017

It is a great museum that houses mainly objects of Christian art, but some objects of local culture as well. Medieval and Early Modern wooden sculpture, liturgical vestures and vessels are amazing, it also holds an artefact that is reputed to be Saint Peter's sword....More

Thank NETalie
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This island is accessible by walking there from the tram stop very close by. It is not a long walk from old town either.

Thank Adventurers049
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We went round the island and the church which is beautiful and beautifully decorated, after the bridge there is also a museum about poznan which is definitely worth visiting

Thank PetraL810
Reviewed 27 February 2017

The Tumski Island is well known for being the "birthplace of Poland" and as well for the stunning Poznan Cathedral, which is situated in the centre of the island. Besides the cathedral, there are many other nice historical buildings, including the Archbishop's Palace and the...More

Thank menq
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