Zamosc is an important sixteenth-century city in southeastern Poland, a little more than fifty kilometres from the Ukranian border. Ever since its historic old town was added to the UNESCO World Heritage list, the city has become a growing tourist destination.
Zamosc was founded in the late sixteenth century by the Chancellor and Commander of Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, Jan Zamoyski,and has gone through some quite tough periods, but it remains a perfect example of Central European Renaissance town to this day. That means the biggest point of interest in Zamosc is the old town itself, with many well-preserved historic buildings and monuments. Some of the sights you will not want to miss are the Great Market square, Town Hall, Armenian tenement houses, Jan Zamoyski Monument, and Zamosc Synagogue. Just a little outside of the old town you will find the historic Rotunda and a lovely zoo.
There are also various museums and churches you can visit to spend your time, as well as enough opportunities for eating out and shopping. It is worth mentioning that the city is also known for its annual Jazz Festival called Jazz na Kresach, dedicated to the Polish Jazz composer Mieczyslaw Kosz.
If you are looking for a low-budget accommodation to spend the night, you unfortunately will not find many options. However, the Zamosc hostels that are available are relatively inexpensive, pretty solid, and located a short walk from the historic old town. But just in case you don't feel like walking around too much, Zamosc has pretty decent bus connections throughout the city.
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