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Porta Posnania

The remarkable Porta Posnania symbolically connects Poznań’s oldest dis- tricts of Cathedral Island and Śródka. It attracts its visitors with a multimedia display, educational workshops, cultural events and tours. It presents the fas- cinating history of Cathedral Island and encourages visitors to tour it with an audio guide. The Porta Posnania is a perfect starting point for exploring the city along the Royal-Imperial Route.


Poznań’s Cathedral Island was once home to one of a principle settlements of the emerging state of the Piast dynasty. A place where Duke Mieszko I chose to settle. For more than a millennium, it has also been the site of Poland’s first Cathedral.
Cathedral Island may well be where Poland was christened and where our collective history began… .
The Island’s fascinating past from the 9th century to contemporary times, shown against the backdrop of national and European developments, is the focus of a display at the Brama Poznania ICHOT.

The display up-close:

The display presented in the Brama Poznania ICHOT, the actual historical sights and the remarkable history of Cathedral Island of Poznań make a consistent whole. Just make sure to begin your visit with the exhibition and only then, aware of the significance of the site, set out on a tour of discovery of this millennium-old Island.

Poznań in Bocuse d'Or 2020