Poznań is located in the western Polish lowlands. This centrally located city on the Warta River is an important transportation hub between Berlin and Warsaw. It is Poland's fifth largest city. This old university town is among the country's cultural centres. In fact, Poznań is a highly competitive candidate for the European Capital of Culture for 2016.

The old town with the old city hall and the marketplace with it Baroque houses are well worth a visit. The Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul is easy to see in its location on the cathedral's island. Of the many museums here, particularly the National Museum is interesting, with a few famous works of Anton Möller on display. In addition, a visit to the Gorki Palace , the Church of St. John from the 12th century and the Przemyslaw Castle.

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In the centre of the centre of the city is Stary Browar. This former brewery was transformed into a cultural and business centre in 2003. There are over 100 shops on four levels as well as numerous cafés and restaurants.

Kórnik Castle
Twenty kilometres south of Poznań is the famous Kórnik moated castle. This former fortress was rebuilt in the 19th century according to plans by the architect Schinkel.  Today the castle houses an important art gallery. It is surrounded by a large park, over 40 hectares in size, with rare species of trees.

Near Poznań and Kórnik there are many fantastic lakes in the woods, inviting visitors to enjoy this Polish lake district with a refreshing swim or paddle sports.

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From the airport to Poznan

Name: Poznań-Ławica Henryk Wieniawski Airport (POZ)
Location: approx. 6 km west of Poznan

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