Poznan

At the turn of the 8’h and 9th centuries a fortified town was founded in the cathedral island which in the 1Oth century was, along with Gniezno, one of the main administrative centres of Poland ruled by kings of the Piast dynasty.It was here that the Baptism of Poland took place in 966 and two years later the first Polish diocese was established and a cathedral built that houses graves of sovereigns of the Piast dynasty. Poznań’s inhabitants have always had a great respect for science and knowledge....