Poznan, Poland Invites You to Visit its Charming Old Market Square

There are many reasons to visit Poznan, the city that lies almost in the center of Poland, half way between Berlin and Warsaw – the capital of Poland.

Once you are in Poznan you will be very surprised by all its magic that it has to offer. When you visit its Old Market Square, you will be totally enchanted by its charming atmosphere. Just look at the pictures below and if you like them, I am sure you will fall in love with Poznan!

The Old Market Square in Poznan is called the Stary Rynek in Polish, in case you wanted to broaden your mind and learn some Polish. The Old Market Square is a large square, its sides measure approximately 140 meters (460 ft.).  The square was originally laid out around 1253. There is a set of buildings in the central part of the square near the Old Town Hall (Ratusz).

This is what happens at the Old Town Hall daily at noon. It is an experience you cannot miss once you are in Poznan. The mechanized goats, after the striking of the clock and the playing of a traditional bugle bang their heads. You will be surprised how many people gather in front of the Old Town Hall every day. Besides, the goats are the symbol of the city. Check out the video below:


You also cannot miss taking a picture in front of the row of merchants’ houses, dating from the 16th century, painted in different colors with an arcade containing souvenir stalls facing the East.

On each side of the square are tall rows of former tenement houses, many of which are now used as restaurants, cafés and pubs (often with outdoor tables on the square itself). Moreover, in the Old Market Square in Poznan you will also find two museums: the Wielkopolska Military Museum and the Museum of Musical Instruments; numerous fountains: depicting Prosperina and a Bamber woman as well as the gods: Apollo, Neptune and Mars; a statue of St. John Nepomucene.

Add to your visit a simple walk along the streets within the area of the former walled city or a light carriage (britzka) ride to top it all off. Check out the video below:



Garden Boutique Hotel, Poznan

An amazing boutique hotel located in the center of Poznan, at the Old Market Square, where the best cafes and restaurants are located. Its interior combines a classic style with luxurious details and in this way an exceptional atmosphere is created which can satisfy all kinds of desires and needs. The Garden Hotel is housed in a 19th-century historic building which enforced its uniqueness. It boasts 18 rooms; each of them has a different interior which let the guests discover the hotel once again during the next visits.

Garden Boutique Hotel, Poznan


The Garden Boutique Hotel is located in the heart of Poznan, a stone’s throw away from the beautiful Old Market which can be discovered each day anew. Hundreds of unique cafes and restaurants are located right there. It is close to the Town Hall which needs to be observed exactly at noon when two goats ram their heads. Main shopping streets are a walking distance away as well as the Old Brewery (Stary Browar) – a Shopping, Arts and Business Center which was awarded as the World’s Best Small Shopping Center. The Emperior Castle is about 20 minutes away by foot. – View Location Map.

Garden Boutique Hotel, Poznan

General Information:

Category: Epoque Classic Comfort [learn more]
Address: Wroniecka 24, Poznan [view map]
Type: Boutique Hotel
Best Rate: 290 PLN [View Calendar]
Total Rooms: 18
Languages Spoken by Staff: English, German
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