As spring arrives in Poznań, we at In Your Pocket are doing a bit of spring cleaning: in this issue, rather than listing Old Town sights in categories, we assembled a walking tour which will hopefully help you spend less time planning your itinerary and more time sightseeing. Other fresh things this season include the newly reopened Wielkopolska Uprising Museum (p.65), which has finally entered the 21st century, and a number of great upcoming film and music festivals, including the Aquanet Jazz Festival (p.21-22), Ethno Port (p.24), and Malta (p.24). As always, we advise you not to miss the Night of Museums (p.23) if you’re here on May 19th, and encourage you to check out more cultural events in our ‘What’s On’ section starting on p.20.
Once the weather warms, Poznań citizens will start heading out to Lake Malta, the city’s favourite recreation spot (p.76), and to green spaces including Citadel Park (p.69) and the Botanical Garden (p.75), and you’ll do well to follow suit. However, it’s not all clear skies all the time around here, and in the case of spring showers our recommendations are chilling out at the Maltese Baths (p.77) and checking out one or two of the city’s museums (p.61). Whatever you get up to, we hope you enjoy, and welcome to Poznań!
Editor Poznań In Your Pocket
This view from the Old Town Hall by ©malajscy captures some of the colourful townhouses lining the Main Square (p.56) in front of the Lesser Basilica of St. Stanislaus.
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