First Time Tourists Guide in Leszno, Poland

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Leszno is a cultural and historical city in western Poland.

It is also considered as the seventh-largest town in the Greater Poland Voivodeship.

The most remarkable destination from the city is Minor Basilica Church St Nicholas.

While the downtown of Leszno is home to Town Hall or known as Ratusz

You can head to FreeFly centre for an amazing time.

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SIGHTSEEING

Discover the history of Jewish by visiting The former Synagogue of Leszno. The place remains the oldest and largest surviving Jewish house. In this museum, you can see various artifacts linked with Jewish culture. Do not miss to stroll around Stadium im. Alfreda Smoczyka. The stadium with a capacity of 15,000 people is used for some speedway matches. It is also home to Unia Leszno stadium.

The former Synagogue of Leszno

a remain of Jewish house.

It is considered as the oldest Jewish houses in Leszno.

Enjoy remarkable history and culture here.

Address : 31, Gabriela Narutowicza, 64-100 Leszno, Polandia

Stadion im. Alfreda Smoczyka

It is a stadium in Leszno,

It has capacity of 15,000 people.

The stadium is currently used for some speedway matches.

Address : Strzelecka 7, 64-100 Leszno, Polandia

DOWNTOWN

The heart of Leszno is home to Ratuzs, the city's town hall. This building was first built in 1639 with the combination of both Baroque and Classicist style. It is considered as one of the most spectacular buildings of this type in Poland. It also features a stunning square tower. Enjoy yourself immersing the history of Leszno by exploring the entire hall. You also find places to eat around the square.

SHOPPING

For a satisfying shopping experience, head to Galeria Leszno. It is the biggest shopping center in Leszno. There is a lot to find here ranging from high-end brands to local products. It also has entertainment facilities. Another shopping destination is CH Manhattan. It is the second popular place to go for shopping.

FOOD & DRINK

It is a must for you to taste Polish cuisines while you are in Leszno. There are diverse and unique foods you can easily find in some popular city restaurants. Taste a well-known Polish food namely pierogi or bigos. For beverages, people usually get a glass of wine or beer.

CULTURE

Founded in 15th century, the city of Leszno holds rich history and tradition. With a population of about 64000, the city has a great German culture influence. The Jewish culture is dominating the heritage sites of Leszno.

BEST TIME TO VISIT

The perfect time to visit Leszno city is between May and September. It allows you to explore the city in a warm weather and pleasant atmosphere.

HOTEL

Experience a warm night stay in a unique Hotel & Restauracja „Antonińska”. With its strategic location in the heart of Leszno, the charming and stylish building attracts travelers' attention to stay. The place is completed with exquisite restaurant promoting traditional recipes of Leszno. Another recommendation is Wieniawa. Situated at the Market Square, this 4 star hotel sets in a 17th-century historical building. Besides offers modern rooms with complete facilities, it will ease you to visit many popular landmarks.

Hotel & Restauracja „Antonińska”

Experience a warm night stay in this unique hotel.

It is situated in the heart of Leszno.

The hotel has charming and stylish building.

The place is completed with exquisite restaurant.

Address : Ostroroga 8 a, 64-100 Leszno, Polandia

RESTAURANT

Pocztówka z wakacji is obviously the right place to enjoy Leszno's local delicacies. The restaurant looks usual from the outside, but when you go inside, you will get a warm and family-friendly atmosphere. Bringing greenery concept, it is a comfortable restaurant with excellent traditional dishes menu. Another local people's favorite place to eat is HOCHO Sushi Bar & Restaurant. The restaurants allow you to taste popular Japanese food but in a Poland style.

Pocztówka z wakacji

This is obviously a right place to enjoy Leszno's local delicacies.

It gives you warm and family-friendly atmosphere.

The restaurant brings greenery concept.

Address : Rynek 27/1, 64-100 Leszno, Polandia

HOCHO Sushi Bar & Restaurant

A cozy and comfortable restaurant.

The restaurants allows you to taste popular Japanese food but in a Poland style.

All the menus here has excellent taste.

Address : Bracka 10, 64-100 Leszno, Polandia

CAFE

For coffee lovers, head to Etno Cafe Galeria Leszno to get a variety selection of coffee beans. There are local and international coffee beans you can bring back home. Moreover, you can also taste the recipes and ingredients of Polish cuisine. Lukier Leszno is another choice to have something sweet. This cute cafe is all decorated in a pink color. It is located in the city's market square. The cafe offers you ice cream with many flavors, cakes, smoothies, and many more.

Etno Cafe Galeria Leszno

The best cafe to get variety selection of coffee beans.

There are local and international coffee beans you can bring back home.

The cafe also serves recipes and ingredients of Polish cuisines.

Address : Aleje Konstytucji 3 Maja 12, 64-100 Leszno, Polandia

Lukier Leszno

This is a popular place to have something sweet.

This cute cafe is all decorated in a pink colour.

It is located in the city's market square.

The cafe offers you ice cream with many flavors, cakes, smoothies and many more.

Address : Rynek 37, 64-100 Leszno, Polandia

BAR AND NIGHTLIFE

Pub Cegła & Whisky Bar is a nice place to go out for a beer. The bar surprises you with the taste of excellent traditional whiskey. It also provides TV screens and holds music performances every week. While if you are craving for the nicest music venue, head to ZAKŁAD LESZNO. This is a cozy bar with a large seating area and a music stage as the center. You can order a variety of beers or wine while enjoying the music.

Pub Cegła & Whisky Bar

This is one of popular bar to spend nightlife.

The bar suprises you with the taste of excellent traditional whiskey.

There are TV screen and music performance every weeks.

Address : Łaziebna 2, 64-100 Leszno, Polandia

ZAKŁAD LESZNO

This is a cozy bar with large seating area.

There is a music stage as the centre.

You can order variety of beers or wine while enjoy the music.

Address : Słowiańska 6, 64-100 Leszno, Polandia

INTERESTING PLACE

Do you dream of flying? Make sure you won't leave Leszno before visiting FreeFly centre. This is an indoor skydiving to start your adventure in wind tunnel. You will be given safety briefing and professional suit before flying in a vertical tube. Take a tour to Muzeum Okregowe is also interesting. You can discover the the art collection dating back to 1924s. The museum has several areas to explore from the ground floor to library.

FreeFly centre

This is an indoor skydiving to start your adventure in wind tunnel.

You will be given safety briefing and professional suit.

Get an amazing experience here.

Address : Szybowników 28, 64-100 Leszno, Polandia

Muzeum Okregowe

Enjoy your trip in this interesting museum.

You can discover the the art collection dating back to 1924s.

Explore the entire spot of the museum.

Address : plac Jana Metziga 17, 64-100 Leszno, Polandia

INSTAGRAMMABLE SPOT

Capture the beautiful architecture of Minor Basilica. Church. St. Nicholas. This impressive church has wonderful example of Baroque interior. You will be amazed by the art and cultural ideas spread in its architecture. Moreover, the church also has marvelous ceiling paintings and 18th century wooden pulpit with plenty sculpture figures.

Minor Basilica. Church. St. Nicholas

Prepare your camera to capture the stunning architecture of this church.

This impressive church has wonderful example of Baroque interior.

You will be amazed by the art and cultural ideas spread in its architecture.

Address : Kościelna 18, 64-100 Leszno, Polandia