Tykocin

A historical town in Poland.

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Summary

Tykocin is a small town near the Białystok city and one of the oldest settlements in the region. Main toursit attractions are Tykocin Royal Castle and the Baroque Tykocin Synagogue, which is one of the best preserved in Poland from that period.

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Reasons to visit Tykocin

  • The town is one of the oldest in the region.
  • Among the main attractions of the town is a reconstructed Tykocin Castle, originally built before 1469. Today it offers guided tours, a restaurant, and rooms to stay.
  • Baroque Tykocin Synagogue is one of the largest synagogues in this part of Poland and a major tourist attraction. It is a restored synagogue and now works as a museum where you can learn about Jewish and local history.
  • One of the best boot car sales in Poland is held near the castle on the first weekend of the month. There visitors can find a variety of antiques and handmade goods.
  • A baroque Church of the Holy Trinity near the market square is also a place worth visiting.

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Why is Tykocin worth visiting?
  • The town is one of the oldest in the region.
  • Among the main attractions of the town is a reconstructed Tykocin Castle, originally built before 1469. Today it offers guided tours, a restaurant, and rooms to stay.
  • Baroque Tykocin Synagogue is one of the largest synagogues in this part of Poland and a major tourist attraction. It is a restored synagogue and now works as a museum where you can learn about Jewish and local history.
  • One of the best boot car sales in Poland is held near the castle on the first weekend of the month. There visitors can find a variety of antiques and handmade goods.
  • A baroque Church of the Holy Trinity near the market square is also a place worth visiting.
What other places worth visiting when traveling to Tykocin?
  • Białystok
  • Białowieża National Park
  • Białystok
  • Białowieża National Park
  • Śniardwy
  • Biebrzański Park Narodowy
  • Wigry Lake
  • Supraśl Orthodox Monastery
  • Narew National Park
  • Białe Augustowskie
  • Ziołowy Zakątek