Gniezno is a town which will always be associated with the beginnings of the Polish state. Its history is inextricably linked with the fate of the whole country – it was the first capital of Poland, and St. Adalbert’s remains are deposited there. Visiting Gniezno can therefore be an extremely exciting and interesting adventure. The significance of the city’s monuments can undoubtedly inspire awe and admiration. But what to visit in Gniezno in order not to miss anything important?
The first place not to be missed during a trip to this region is Lech Hill. It is home to Gniezno Cathedral, which contains the oldest and most valuable monuments. Here, you will experience a journey to the times of Mieszko I and the beginnings of the Church in Poland, as well as the Piast dynasty. You will come across monuments that are sometimes more than a thousand years old, and see the walls of a church built by order of the country’s first ruler. Gniezno Cathedral witnessed the coronation of kings, the first king to be crowned in Gniezno being Bolesław the Brave. Rich collections can also be seen in the Museum of the Archdiocese of Gniezno – the cathedral’s treasury. It houses some of the oldest artefacts in Poland, including a golden chalice from the 10th century called the St. Adalbert’s Chalice.
We make available to you all these precious possessions which testify to the rich past of Poland. To make your trip even more interesting, we recommend taking a guided tour.
So, do not wonder any longer what to visit in Gniezno, and discover the fascinating history of each of us – Poles – visiting the most interesting places in Gniezno – Gniezno Cathedral, Museum of the Archdiocese of Gniezno, Gniezno Cathedral Treasury. Visiting is also possible with a guide – you are welcome. We especially recommend a virtual tour of Gniezno – a virtual walk.