Białystok

A historical city in Poland.

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Summary

Białystok is the largest city in northeastern Poland. The city is occupied by parks, squares and forest preserves which creates a unique and healthy climate. The Branicki Palace in Bialystok is a big complex with gardens, pavillons, sculptures, and other buildings such as city hall and monastery.

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Reasons to visit Białystok

  • It is one of the largest cultural centers in northeastern Poland
  • It is the capital of the Podlaskie Voivodeship and the biggest Polish city close to Belarus and Lithuania.
  • The main sights of the city are the Townhall, Branicki Palace, and Białystok Cathedral.
  • Around 32% of the city is occupied by parks, squares and forest preserves which creates a unique and healthy climate.
  • It is the largest concentration of Orthodox believers in Poland.

What to visit near Białystok?

Frequently asked questions about Białystok

Why is Białystok worth visiting?
  • It is one of the largest cultural centers in northeastern Poland
  • It is the capital of the Podlaskie Voivodeship and the biggest Polish city close to Belarus and Lithuania.
  • The main sights of the city are the Townhall, Branicki Palace, and Białystok Cathedral.
  • Around 32% of the city is occupied by parks, squares and forest preserves which creates a unique and healthy climate.
  • It is the largest concentration of Orthodox believers in Poland.
What are the best day trips from Białystok?
  • Białowieża National Park
  • Tykocin
  • Biebrzański Park Narodowy
  • Supraśl Orthodox Monastery
  • Narew National Park
  • Białe Augustowskie
  • Ziołowy Zakątek
  • Giżycko