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This islet (Ostrow) in the Warta river is associated with the birth of the Polish nation, as Mieszko I, Poland's first Christian ruler founded a settlement here in the 900s. Jordana, the missionary who baptized the king initiated the construction of a cathedral (Tum).
It's a historical island which roots to Poznan's first establishment era. You can visit the museum (18 Zl/person), the cathedral, the first university in Poznan, and many other places. You can reach there with tram easily.
Just a 15 minute form the old town square. The area is nice to walk around and there is the cathedral which is worth a look into The bridge and views to the cathedral is impressive and there are a number of cafes and restaurants...More
I had a nice time strolling through the grounds. I visited the cathedral, and for a small fee you can do a self tour of the crypt. I also saw the archeological museum, which included a short historical film with English subtitles. I ended my...More