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Rzeszow Travel Guide: 29 reviews and 56 photos
Back to Rzeszow with my friend Wladek on a mission to explore some archives. While there, we walked the town, stopped for lunch, enjoyed a wonderful coffee cafe, and I was amazed at how much I had missed on the first trip. It's really a very charming college town which had some similarity to Sandomierz. It's one of Wladek's favorite places and I've now added it to my list of neat little towns in Poland. Worth returning to explore further.
We passed through Rzeszow as I searched for my grandfather's village. We had driven south in a rental car, explored Czestochowa, Pajezno, and a few other little places. We headed for Rzeszow by train from Krakow and planned a short stay in Rzeszow while we explored yet another village nearby. When we finished our mission, we boarded the train from Rzeszow back to Warsaw. The thing about Rzeszow is that it is a very good connecting town when on route to north, east, south or west. We weren't there long enough to enjoy its ammenities, altho we did walk a fair distance to find a little internet location. At the time, there weren't many places to log on, but this little tiny building had several computers and it was very inexpensive to connect for a half hour or so.
Like many college towns, Rzeszow is set up to wander, drink coffee, and hang out. Just enjoy being there and maybe enjoy a public concert in the square.
from the city's web site...
"Rzeszów is an economic, scientific and cultural centre of southeastern Poland, the capital of the Podkarpackie Province and the seat of the Authorities of the Catholic Diocese. With an area of 97,6 Sq. Km. and population of about 173,000 it is one of the largest cities in this region. The location in the wide Wislok River valley, on the border of the Sandomierska Basin and the Carpathian Foothills, the two physical geographical units stand in contrast with each other, dividing the region into two parts differing in topography and nature. In the south, the horizon line of the city is marked by the Strzyzowsko-Dynowskie Plateau, divided by the winding valley of the Wislok River. In the north, a natural depression, called the Podkarpacie Trough then rises into the Kolbuszowski Tableland, which is largely covered with forests of the former Sandomierska Primeval Forest. The proximity to the southern and eastern frontiers makes Rzeszów an important communication centre. "
- Pros:Charming eateries, cafes, and good train connections
- In a nutshell:Convenient, well located
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