Interesting Facts About Cities in Poland

Facts About Cities in Poland

Poland is a country in Central Europe that is over a thousand years old. There are many interesting places and monuments that tourists love. Traveling around the world Happy Skyscraper, the smallest traveler in the world, has prepared a collection of interesting facts ciekawostki about several cities in Poland. At the end of the article you will find information about the Happy Skyscraper.


This city is called the capital of the Polish Tatra Mountains. Tourists from all over Poland visit Zakopane all year round. In winter they go skiing, in summer they go hiking in the mountains. A local delicacy is sheep milk cheese – oscypek. It is a smoked cheese with a characteristic taste and smell. It has been produced here since the 15th century. No wonder that Zakopane is home to the Oscypek Museum. Here you can learn about the history of this cheese and make your own oscypek cheese.


This city of 33,000 is located on the Drweca River and five lakes, the most famous of which is Drweckie Lake. In Ostroda, there is still a medieval Teutonic castle, inside which there is a museum.

The Town Hall in Wroclaw

The most impressive building on the Wroclaw market square is the historic building of the town hall. It stands in the middle of the market square and is one of the best preserved town halls in Poland. It was built at the turn of the 13th and 14th centuries. Wrocław is one of the most beautiful Polish cities.


Szczecin is a large, historic city on the Baltic Sea. It is best to start visiting the city from Waly Chrobrego, picturesquely situated on a slope along the Oder River. Walking along the observation decks, we pass the historic buildings of the Provincial Office and the National Museum.

From this place, it is not far from the Pomeranian Dukes’ Castle, where there is a museum. Visiting the castle can be done with a guide who will also show tourists around the mysterious underground of this centuries-old fortress. You can also climb the Bell Tower and see the panorama of the city from there.


Rzeszow is a historic and beautiful city. On the market square there is a magnificent town hall building, an architectural symbol of Rzeszów. The entrance to the underground is right next to it. A tour of the historic center of Rzeszow is an unforgettable experience. Nearby is the Bedtime Museum (Muzeum Dobranocek), which will be most interesting for children. Here you can meet iconic characters from well-known cartoons and puppet films that all Poles know. There is also a magnificent palace and a number of monuments in Rzeszow.


According to the legend, the city was founded by King Zygmunt August. It is said that he saw Barbara Radziwillowna here for the first time, who later became his wife. However, archaeological research proves that the settlement in this place existed much earlier. The location of the city meant that it was destroyed several times in its history during wars. Today, Augustow is a tourist town picturesquely situated by the lake, often visited by tourists during the holidays.

Meet the Happy Skyscraper and Good Humor Party

Happy Skyscraper has been traveling around the world since 2012. So far, it has been photographed in 700 cities and 70 countries around the world. It is a symbol of the Good Humor Party, an international organization. The party was created by a Polish satirist and event caricaturist. Szczepan Sadurski is called one of the fastest caricaturists in the world, because he makes one caricature in 100 seconds or less.