Explore Poznań - walks and tours

There are a number of strolls to be taken around Poznan. It's impossible to be bored in the city! Check the list we prepared for you.

Tours and strolls

Route 1 (Old Market Square): City Hall (at midday absolutely to see the clock striking 12 o'clock and two metal goats butting heads), Clearing Forests Men's Houses (Domki Budnicze), fountains, whipping post, Bamberg Girl fountain, St. John of Nepomuk figure and Guardroom.

Route 2 (Old Market Square's surroundings): Jesuit College, St. Stanislaus' Parish Church, former Jesuit School, Górka Palace.

Route 3 (around Poznan's International Fair). The main building was built before World War II and in 1920s the first fair was organized. Leaving the area at Bukowska Str., you turn right into Gajowa Str., then left in Zwierzyniecka Str. There is the Old Zoo entrance. The Old Zoo dates back to the second half of the 19th century. The 24th February 1874 is considered its official founding date. You can see giraffes, zebras, hippopotamus and different species of monkeys. There is also an aquarium, bird rooms and reptile rooms. A cage for predatory birds in the Rock Garden (built at the beginning of 20th century) and a room for wading birds from 1924 are well-worth seeing. The Old Zoo was entered into Poznan's Register of Historical Monuments and is under the conservator's supervision. After leaving the Old Zoo, you keep going down Zwierzyniecka Str. and turn left into Kraszewskiego Str. You cross Bukowska Str. and keep walking down Szylinga Str. until you reach Matejki Str. You go past some richly decorated Art Deco tenement houses and get to Wilson Park. There is Poznan's Palm House. It was built in 1929 and destroyed during World War II - the palms did not survive the extremely low temperatures. It was rebuilt and reopened in 1946. Between 1982 and 1992 it was remodelled and some fixtures were installed to protect the collection of plants. The Palm House has a huge collection of plants and is one of the biggest European institutions of such type. Over 17,000 plants of 700 species and varieties of Mediterranean , subtropical, tropical, savannah and desert origin have been gathered there. There is also a rich collection of exotic fish.

Touristic Tram Route no. 0

Touristic tram operates from mid-April until the end of September.

Route 1: GAJOWA, Zwierzyniecka, rondo Kaponiera, Roosevelta, Głogowska, ZAJ. GŁOGOWSKA/MUZEUM, Głogowska, Zwierzyniecka, GAJOWA. Start at: 1pm, 3pm, 5pm.

Route 2: GAJOWA, Zwierzyniecka, Rondo Kaponiera, Święty Marcin, Towarowa, Wierzbięcice, Rynek Wildecki, Górna Wilda, Królowej Jadwigi, Jana Pawła II, Kórnicka, most św. Rocha, Dowbora Muśnickiego, Podgórna, Aleje Marcinkowskiego, plac Wolności, 27 Grudnia, Fredry, most Teatralny, Roosevelta, rondo Kaponiera, Zwierzyniecka, GAJOWA. Start at: 2pm, 4pm.

Ticket prices: regular 4 PLN, discount 3 PLN.

Touristic Bus Route no. 100

Operated by an old Jelcz bus called Ogórek (Cucumber), the route is: GAJOWA, Zwierzyniecka, Rondo Kaponiera, Święty Marcin, plac Wolności, Ratajczaka, Kościuszki, Krakowska, Kazimierza Wielkiego, most św. Rocha, Piotrowo, Berdychowo, Jana Pawła II, ŚRÓDKA/MALTANKA, Wyszyńskiego, Estkowskiego, Aleje Marcinkowskiego, plac Wolności, Fredry, Kościuszki, Święty Marcin, Zwierzyniecka, GAJOWA. It stops at: GAJOWA, Aleje Marcinkowskiego, Śródka/Maltanka, katedra, Aleje Marcinkowskiego, GAJOWA.

Start at: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5pm. The time distance between the stops respectively: 5 min, 20 min, 3 min, 7 min, 5 min.

Ticket prices: regular 4 PLN, discount 3 PLN.

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