Kazimierz Dolny 2011-11-23
The growing popularity of Kazimierz Dolny on the Vistula River is phenomenal.
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This little town (a former river harbour, called "Little Danzing" in the 17th century.) attracts tourists by a wonderful harmony of landscape and architecture. Kazimierz dolny is among the most beautifully located towns in Poland, a favourite meeting place for artists, often a subject of their works. It has an splendid location, in the vicinity of Janowiec, Puławy and Nałęczów, beautiful, attracitve and picturesque towns.

 

Historical monuments:

-Fortified tower in Kazimierz Dolny
Tle late 13th century, the oldest construction in Kazimierz Dolny, according to a legend it was a river lighthouse, helping boats find their harbour.

-The ruined castle in Kazimierz Dolny
Build castle 1340 as a typical ypland castle, a perfect observation point overlooking the town and the Vistula River.

-The parish Church of John the Baptist and St Bartholomew in Kazimierz Dolny
The mid-17th century, Lublin Renaissance, the organs of 1620 built by Simon Linius, the 16th century chandalier of deers antlers, so-called melousine.

-Granaries in Kazimierz Dolny
Relics of the glorious past of Kazimierz Dolny, a river barbour called " the little Danzing" (the 16th and 17th century).

-Tenement Houses of the Przybyło brothers, Mikołaj and Krzysztof
Renaissance tenement houses of the early 17th century with richly decorated facades, tle oldest preserved part of Market Square.

-The Celej tenement house
Tenement house an orginal attic of 1635, the most georgeous specimen of the Polisch Renaissance, now location of the Nadwiślańskie Museum.

-The ruined Firlej Palace in Janowiec
the early 16th century, orginally a fortified castle, turned into a residence, now a branch of the Museum Castle in Janowiec.

-Root Ditch loess ravine in the vicinity of Kazimierz Dolny
The most famous monument of nature in the area.

 

MORE INFORMATION

http://www.kazimierzdolny.pl/

http://www.kazimierz-dolny.com.pl/

http://www.kazimierz-dolny.pl/

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