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Things to do in Suwalki
Things to do in Poland



Suwalki


Suwalki is a city in northeastern Poland with a population of 69,420 (2011). It is the capital of Suwalki County and one of the most important centers of commerce in the Podlaskie Voivodeship. Suwalki is the largest city and the capital of the historical Suwalki Region. Until 1999 it was the capital of Suwalki Voivodeship. Suwalki is located about 30 kilometres (19 miles) from the southwestern Lithuanian border and gives its name to the Polish protected area known as Suwalki Landscape Park. The Czarna Hancza river flows through the city.

Tourist attractions include:
  • Kosciuszko street with classicist architecture
  • Romantic 19th-century park
  • St. Alexander's Church
  • St. Peter's and Paul's Church
  • Chlodna Street pedestrian zone
  • District Museum at the former Resursa (trading point)
  • Town Hall (Ratusz)
  • Former gymnasium building
  • Museum of Polish poet Maria Konopnicka at her childhood home
  • Monument to Maria Konopnicka
  • Andrzej Strumillo Gallery
  • 19th century brewery of Waclaw Kunc
  • Childhood home of Polish painter Alfred Kowalski
  • Cemetery complex on Bakalarzewska street (Roman Catholic, Orthodox, Protestant, Jewish and Muslim)
  • Suwalki Plaza, a shopping mall and cinema complex that opened in 2010. The mall contains stores with various products such as groceries, books, clothing, shoes and accessories.



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