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Tourist information in Lublin provides current information on the sightseeing, tourist, cultural and recreational attractiveness of Lublin and the Lubelski Region. Contact with Tourist Information Center: [mailto:infotur@loit.lublin.pl infotur@loit.lublin.pl] or ''+4881 532 44 12''. See also the web page: [http://www.loit.lublin.pl/]. There are three offices in the city center:
 
Tourist information in Lublin provides current information on the sightseeing, tourist, cultural and recreational attractiveness of Lublin and the Lubelski Region. Contact with Tourist Information Center: [mailto:infotur@loit.lublin.pl infotur@loit.lublin.pl] or ''+4881 532 44 12''. See also the web page: [http://www.loit.lublin.pl/]. There are three offices in the city center:
*'''Old Town:''' Jezuicka St. 1/3, near ''Krakowska Gate'', 10 minutes from Bus Station and 30 minutes (by bus: <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''1 ''' </span>) from Railway Station; 9AM - 6PM, Saturdays: 10AM - 4PM, Sundays: 10AM - 3PM (Oct-Apr: 9AM - 5PM, Saturdays: 10AM - 3PM)
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*'''Old Town:''' Jezuicka St. 1/3, near ''Krakowska Gate'', 10 minutes from Bus Station and 30 minutes (by bus:  '''1 ''' ) from Railway Station; 9AM - 6PM, Saturdays: 10AM - 4PM, Sundays: 10AM - 3PM (Oct-Apr: 9AM - 5PM, Saturdays: 10AM - 3PM)
*'''Old Town:''' Rynek 8 (''Old Town Square''), 8 minutes from Bus Station and 30 minutes (by bus: <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''1 ''' </span>) from Railway Station;
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*'''Old Town:''' Rynek 8 (''Old Town Square''), 8 minutes from Bus Station and 30 minutes (by bus:  '''1 ''' ) from Railway Station;
*'''City Center:''' Krakowskie Przedmieście, main street of the city, near ''KFC'' restuarant, 30 minutes (by trolleybus: <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''150 ''' </span>) from Railway Station or 30 minutes (by bus: <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''10 ''' </span>, <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''18 ''' </span>, <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''57 ''' </span>) from Bus Station.
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*'''City Center:''' Krakowskie Przedmieście, main street of the city, near ''KFC'' restuarant, 30 minutes (by trolleybus:  '''150 ''' ) from Railway Station or 30 minutes (by bus:  '''10 ''' ,  '''18 ''' ,  '''57 ''' ) from Bus Station.
  
 
==Get in==
 
==Get in==
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The Polish State Railways have train connections from [[Warsaw]] and other major Polish cities ([[Wrocław]], [[Kraków]], [[Poznań]], [[Łódź]] and [[Gdańsk]]). There aren't any fast ''InterCity'' connections provided to Lublin, but train journey from Warsaw last 2 hours.
 
The Polish State Railways have train connections from [[Warsaw]] and other major Polish cities ([[Wrocław]], [[Kraków]], [[Poznań]], [[Łódź]] and [[Gdańsk]]). There aren't any fast ''InterCity'' connections provided to Lublin, but train journey from Warsaw last 2 hours.
  
*Buses to the city center: <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''1 ''' </span>, <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''13 ''' </span>; trolleybus to the city center: <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''150 ''' </span>
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*Buses to the city center:  '''1 ''' ,  '''13 ''' ; trolleybus to the city center:  '''150 ''' 
 
*See:  [http://www.pkp.pl/ Polish State Railways]
 
*See:  [http://www.pkp.pl/ Polish State Railways]
  
 
===By car===
 
===By car===
 
You can easily get there by car:
 
You can easily get there by car:
* from [[Warsaw]] <span style="border:1px solid grey; background-color:red; color:white;"> '''17''' </span><span style="border:1px solid grey; background-color:darkgreen; color:white;"> '''E372''' </span>: Warsaw - Otwock - Garwolin - Ryki - Lublin
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* from [[Warsaw]]  '''17''' , '''E372''' : Warsaw - Otwock - Garwolin - Ryki - Lublin
* from [[Rzeszow]] <span style="border:1px solid grey; background-color:red; color:white;"> '''19''' </span>: Rzeszow - Nisko - Janow Lubelski - Krasnik - Lublin
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* from [[Rzeszow]]  '''19''' : Rzeszow - Nisko - Janow Lubelski - Krasnik - Lublin
* from [[Kielce]] <span style="border:1px solid grey; background-color:red; color:white;"> '''74''' </span>, <span style="border:1px solid grey; background-color:red; color:white;"> '''19''' </span>: Kielce - Opatow - Ozarow - Annopol - Krasnik - Lublin
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* from [[Kielce]] '''74''',  '''19''' : Kielce - Opatow - Ozarow - Annopol - Krasnik - Lublin
  
Lublin, like other Polish city, don't have ring road, so to transit the city you must use ''Trasa W-Z'' Route: [[Warsaw]] <span style="border:1px solid grey; background-color:red; color:white;"> '''17''' </span><span style="border:1px solid grey; background-color:darkgreen; color:white;"> '''E372''' </span> - ''aleja Warszawska'' - ''aleja Solidraności'' - ''aleja Tysiąclecia'' - ''aleja Witosa'' - [[Lviv]] ([[Ukraine|UA]]). There's is also south-north route: [[Svidnik]] ([[Slovakia|SK]]) <span style="border:1px solid grey; background-color:darkgreen; color:white;"> '''E371''' </span> - [[Rzeszow]] <span style="border:1px solid grey; background-color:red; color:white;"> '''19''' </span> - ''aleja Kraśnicka'' - ''Sikorskiego'' - ''aleja Solidarności'' - ''aleja Smorawińskiego'' - ''aleja Spółdzielczości Pracy'' - [[Bialystok]] - [[Hrodna]] ([[Belarus|BY]])
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Lublin, like other Polish city, don't have ring road, so to transit the city you must use ''Trasa W-Z'' Route: [[Warsaw]]  '''17''' , '''E372'''  - ''aleja Warszawska'' - ''aleja Solidraności'' - ''aleja Tysiąclecia'' - ''aleja Witosa'' - [[Lviv]] ([[Ukraine|UA]]). There's is also south-north route: [[Svidnik]] ([[Slovakia|SK]])  '''E371'''  - [[Rzeszow]]  '''19'''  - ''aleja Kraśnicka'' - ''Sikorskiego'' - ''aleja Solidarności'' - ''aleja Smorawińskiego'' - ''aleja Spółdzielczości Pracy'' - [[Bialystok]] - [[Hrodna]] ([[Belarus|BY]])
  
 
===By bus===
 
===By bus===
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Many international connections - from Main Bus Station (''Dworzec Autobusowy Główny'') with [[Birmingham]], [[Bradford]], [[Bremen]], [[Cologne]], [[Flensburg]], [[Freiburg]], [[Geneva]], [[Hamburg]], [[Karlsruhe]], [[London]], [[Lviv]], [[Lutsk]], [[Mannheim]], [[Paris]], [[Rotterdam]], [[Rome]], [[Stuttgart]], [[Venice]], [[Vilnius]] and [[Zurich]]. There is also South Bus Station (''Dworzec Autobusowy Południe''), but it's only for local transport.
 
Many international connections - from Main Bus Station (''Dworzec Autobusowy Główny'') with [[Birmingham]], [[Bradford]], [[Bremen]], [[Cologne]], [[Flensburg]], [[Freiburg]], [[Geneva]], [[Hamburg]], [[Karlsruhe]], [[London]], [[Lviv]], [[Lutsk]], [[Mannheim]], [[Paris]], [[Rotterdam]], [[Rome]], [[Stuttgart]], [[Venice]], [[Vilnius]] and [[Zurich]]. There is also South Bus Station (''Dworzec Autobusowy Południe''), but it's only for local transport.
  
*Buses to the city center: <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''5 ''' </span>, <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''10 ''' </span>, <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''31 ''' </span>, <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''32 ''' </span>, <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''39 ''' </span>, <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''52 ''' </span>, <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''57 ''' </span>
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*Buses to the city center:  '''5 ''' ,  '''10 ''' ,  '''31 ''' ,  '''32 ''' ,  '''39 ''' ,  '''52 ''' ,  '''57 ''' 
 
*See also: [[Poland#By bus|Poland - By bus]]
 
*See also: [[Poland#By bus|Poland - By bus]]
  
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===By bus or trolleybus===
 
===By bus or trolleybus===
  
In the city center or the Old Town you can easily reach every worthseeing place by foot. You can also use the public transport. It's worth to try trolleybus journey, especially tourist route <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''156 ''' </span> from Majdanek Nazi Camp, near Old Town and Chachmei Lublin Yeshiva. The city has 50 bus lines and 8 troleybus lines (served by ''MPK''). There's also commercial city transport (buses with ''Komunikacja prywatna'' or ''AKL'' signs).
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In the city center or the Old Town you can easily reach every worthseeing place by foot. You can also use the public transport. It's worth to try trolleybus journey, especially tourist route  '''156 '''  from Majdanek Nazi Camp, near Old Town and Chachmei Lublin Yeshiva. The city has 50 bus lines and 8 troleybus lines (served by ''MPK''). There's also commercial city transport (buses with ''Komunikacja prywatna'' or ''AKL'' signs).
  
 
====Tickets====
 
====Tickets====
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* <see name="The Lublin castle and St. Trinity chapel" alt="one of attractions of Old Town from XIII century, in castle also galerry with unique paintings" address="Zamkowa St. 9" directions="near Main Bus Station" phone="+4881 532 50 01" email="" fax="" url="htt://www.zamek.lublin.pl" hours="Tuesdays - Saturdays: 10AM - 5PM, Sundays: 10AM - 6PM (September - May: Tuesdays, Thursdays - Saturdays: 9AM -  4PM, Wedensday, Sundays: 9AM - 5PM)" price="Ticket's price: 6.50zł / students, children: 4.50zł"></see>
 
* <see name="The Lublin castle and St. Trinity chapel" alt="one of attractions of Old Town from XIII century, in castle also galerry with unique paintings" address="Zamkowa St. 9" directions="near Main Bus Station" phone="+4881 532 50 01" email="" fax="" url="htt://www.zamek.lublin.pl" hours="Tuesdays - Saturdays: 10AM - 5PM, Sundays: 10AM - 6PM (September - May: Tuesdays, Thursdays - Saturdays: 9AM -  4PM, Wedensday, Sundays: 9AM - 5PM)" price="Ticket's price: 6.50zł / students, children: 4.50zł"></see>
 
* '''The Lublin Cathedral and the Trinitarian Tower''' (''unique baroque church with wall painting, beatuiful city panorama from the Tower''), Katedralny Sq.; Trinitarian Tower is open every day: 10AM - 5 PM (October- April: only Saturadys and Sundays: 10AM - 5PM). Ticket's price: 5.00zł / students, children: 3.00zł.
 
* '''The Lublin Cathedral and the Trinitarian Tower''' (''unique baroque church with wall painting, beatuiful city panorama from the Tower''), Katedralny Sq.; Trinitarian Tower is open every day: 10AM - 5 PM (October- April: only Saturadys and Sundays: 10AM - 5PM). Ticket's price: 5.00zł / students, children: 3.00zł.
**buses from Railway Station: <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''1 ''' </span>
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**buses from Railway Station:  '''1 ''' 
**buses from Main Bus Station: <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''1 ''' </span>, <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''11 ''' </span>, <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''17 ''' </span>
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**buses from Main Bus Station:  '''1 ''' ,  '''11 ''',  '''17 ''' 
 
* '''Krakowska gate''' (''an entrance to the Old Town, this is remnant of walls from XVI century''), Łokietka Sq.
 
* '''Krakowska gate''' (''an entrance to the Old Town, this is remnant of walls from XVI century''), Łokietka Sq.
 
* '''Godzka gate''' (''second entrance to the Old Town, and way to the Lublin castle, in pre-war time it was symbol of border between Polish and Jewish part of the city''), Grodzka St.
 
* '''Godzka gate''' (''second entrance to the Old Town, and way to the Lublin castle, in pre-war time it was symbol of border between Polish and Jewish part of the city''), Grodzka St.
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* <see name="Muzeum Wsi Lubelskiej" alt="Skansen museum" address="al. Warszawska 96" directions="" phone="+4881 533 85 13" email="skansen@skansen.lublin.pl" fax="" url="http://www.skansen.lublin.pl/" hours="April: 9AM - 5PM, May - September: 9AM - 6PM, October: 9AM - 5PM" price="Ticket's prices: 8.00zł / students, children: 4.00zł"></see>
 
* <see name="Muzeum Wsi Lubelskiej" alt="Skansen museum" address="al. Warszawska 96" directions="" phone="+4881 533 85 13" email="skansen@skansen.lublin.pl" fax="" url="http://www.skansen.lublin.pl/" hours="April: 9AM - 5PM, May - September: 9AM - 6PM, October: 9AM - 5PM" price="Ticket's prices: 8.00zł / students, children: 4.00zł"></see>
**Bus: <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''5 ''' </span>, <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''18 ''' </span>, <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''20 ''' </span>
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**Bus:  '''5 ''' ,  '''18 ''' ,  '''20 ''' 
 
* <see name="Muzeum Lubelskie na Zamku" alt="gallery with Polish historical and modern painting, also folk and weapon exposition" address="Zamkowa St. 9" directions="near Main Bus Station" phone="+4881 532 50 01" email="" fax="" url="http://www.zamek.lublin.pl" hours="Tuesdays - Saturdays: 10AM - 5PM, Sundays: 10AM - 6PM (September - May: Tuesdays, Thursdays - Saturdays: 9AM -  4PM, Wednesdays, Sundays: 9AM - 5PM)" price="Ticket's price: 6.50zł / students, children: 4.50zł"></see>
 
* <see name="Muzeum Lubelskie na Zamku" alt="gallery with Polish historical and modern painting, also folk and weapon exposition" address="Zamkowa St. 9" directions="near Main Bus Station" phone="+4881 532 50 01" email="" fax="" url="http://www.zamek.lublin.pl" hours="Tuesdays - Saturdays: 10AM - 5PM, Sundays: 10AM - 6PM (September - May: Tuesdays, Thursdays - Saturdays: 9AM -  4PM, Wednesdays, Sundays: 9AM - 5PM)" price="Ticket's price: 6.50zł / students, children: 4.50zł"></see>
**Bus: from Railway Station - <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''1 ''' </span>, from city center - <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''4 ''' </span>, <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''5 ''' </span>, <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''10 ''' </span>, <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''18 ''' </span>, <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''31 ''' </span>, <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''32 ''' </span>, <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''39 ''' </span>, <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''52 ''' </span>, <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''57 ''' </span>
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**Bus: from Railway Station -  '''1 ''' , from city center -  '''4 ''' ,  '''5 ''' ,  '''10 ''' ,  '''18 ''' ,  '''31 ''' ,  '''32 ''' ,  '''39 ''' ,  '''52 ''' ,  '''57 ''' 
 
* <see name="Muzeum Historii Miasta Lublina" alt="museum of Lublin's history" address="Łokietka Sq. 3" directions="near Krakowska gate" phone="+4881  532 60 01" email="" fax="" url="" hours="Wednesdays - Saturdays: 9AM - 4PM, Sundays: 9AM - 5PM" price="Ticket's prices: 3.50zł / students, children: 2.50zł "></see>
 
* <see name="Muzeum Historii Miasta Lublina" alt="museum of Lublin's history" address="Łokietka Sq. 3" directions="near Krakowska gate" phone="+4881  532 60 01" email="" fax="" url="" hours="Wednesdays - Saturdays: 9AM - 4PM, Sundays: 9AM - 5PM" price="Ticket's prices: 3.50zł / students, children: 2.50zł "></see>
**Bus: from Railway Station - <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''1 ''' </span>, from city center - <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''2 ''' </span>, from Main Bus Station - <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''1 ''' </span>, <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''2 ''' </span>, <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''11 ''' </span>, <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''17 ''' </span>
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**Bus: from Railway Station -  '''1 ''' , from city center -  '''2 ''' , from Main Bus Station -  '''1 ''' ,  '''2 ''' ,  '''11 ''' ,  '''17 ''' 
 
* <see name="Muzeum Martyrologii Pod Zegarem" alt="museum of martyrdom in former Gestapo jail" address="Uniwersytecka St. 1" directions="behind the main building of Catholic University of Lublin" phone="+4881 533 36 78" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="Free tickets!"></see>
 
* <see name="Muzeum Martyrologii Pod Zegarem" alt="museum of martyrdom in former Gestapo jail" address="Uniwersytecka St. 1" directions="behind the main building of Catholic University of Lublin" phone="+4881 533 36 78" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="Free tickets!"></see>
**Bus: from Railway Station - <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''13 ''' </span>, from Main Bus Station: <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''5 ''' </span>, <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''10 ''' </span>, <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''18 ''' </span>, <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''31 ''' </span>, <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''57 ''' </span>
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**Bus: from Railway Station -  '''13 ''' , from Main Bus Station:  '''5 ''' ,  '''10 ''' ,  '''18 ''' ,  '''31 ''' ,  '''57 ''' 
**Trolleybus: from Railway Station - <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''150 ''' </span>
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**Trolleybus: from Railway Station -  '''150 ''' 
 
* <see name="Dworek Wincentego Pola" alt="Wincenty Pol's manor, exhibitions concerned about life of polish poet Wincenty Pol and his hobby - geography" address="Kalinowszczyzna 13, St." directions="near old Jewish cementary" phone="+4881 747 24 13" email="" fax="" url="" hours="Wednesdays - Saturdays: 9AM - 5PM, Sundays: 9AM - 6PM" price="Ticket's price: 3.50zł / students, children: 2.50zł"></see>
 
* <see name="Dworek Wincentego Pola" alt="Wincenty Pol's manor, exhibitions concerned about life of polish poet Wincenty Pol and his hobby - geography" address="Kalinowszczyzna 13, St." directions="near old Jewish cementary" phone="+4881 747 24 13" email="" fax="" url="" hours="Wednesdays - Saturdays: 9AM - 5PM, Sundays: 9AM - 6PM" price="Ticket's price: 3.50zł / students, children: 2.50zł"></see>
**Bus: <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''1 ''' </span>
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**Bus:  '''1 ''' 
 
* <see name="Muzeum Literackie im. Józefa Czechowicza" alt="museum of literatury, with exhibitions concerned with poets and authors from Lublin city and Lubln region" address="Złota St. 3" directions="Old Town" phone="+4881 532 30 90" email="" fax="" url="" hours="Wednesdays = Saturdays: 9AM - 4PM, Sundays: 9AM - 5PM" price="Ticket's price: 3.50zł / students, children: 2.50zł"></see>
 
* <see name="Muzeum Literackie im. Józefa Czechowicza" alt="museum of literatury, with exhibitions concerned with poets and authors from Lublin city and Lubln region" address="Złota St. 3" directions="Old Town" phone="+4881 532 30 90" email="" fax="" url="" hours="Wednesdays = Saturdays: 9AM - 4PM, Sundays: 9AM - 5PM" price="Ticket's price: 3.50zł / students, children: 2.50zł"></see>
 
* <see name="Państowe Muzeum na Majdanku" alt="state museum on Majdanek, former Nazi concentration camp" address="Droga Męczenników Majdanka 67" directions="" phone="+4881 74 426 40" email="sekretariat@majdanek.pl" fax="+4881 74 405 26" url="http://www.majdanek.pl" hours="Tuesdays - Sundays: 8AM - 4PM (November - March: 8AM - 3PM)" price=""></see>
 
* <see name="Państowe Muzeum na Majdanku" alt="state museum on Majdanek, former Nazi concentration camp" address="Droga Męczenników Majdanka 67" directions="" phone="+4881 74 426 40" email="sekretariat@majdanek.pl" fax="+4881 74 405 26" url="http://www.majdanek.pl" hours="Tuesdays - Sundays: 8AM - 4PM (November - March: 8AM - 3PM)" price=""></see>
**Bus: from Railway Station - <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''28 ''' </span>, from Main Bus Station: <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''47 ''' </span>
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**Bus: from Railway Station -  '''28 ''' , from Main Bus Station:  '''47 ''' 
**Trolleybus: from city center - <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''153 ''' </span>, <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''156 ''' </span>, <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''158 ''' </span>
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**Trolleybus: from city center -  '''153 ''' ,  '''156 ''' ,  '''158 ''' 
  
 
==Do==
 
==Do==
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*'''Saski Garden''', in the city center, near KFC restaurant
 
*'''Saski Garden''', in the city center, near KFC restaurant
 
*<do name="UMCS Botanic Garden" alt="" address="Sławinkowska St. 3" directions="near road to Warsaw" phone="+4881 537 55 40" email="botanik@hektor.umcs.lublin.pl" fax="" url="http://www.garden.umcs.lublin.pl" hours="April and September: 9AM - 6PM, Saturdays and Sundays - 10AM - 6PM; May and August: 9AM - 7PM, Saturdays and Sundays - 10AM - 7PM; June and July: 9AM - 8PM, Sundays and Saturdays - 10AM - 8PM; October - March: 9AM - 5PM, Saturdays and Sundays - 10AM = 5PM" price="Ticket's price: 5.00zł / students, children: 2.50zł"></do>
 
*<do name="UMCS Botanic Garden" alt="" address="Sławinkowska St. 3" directions="near road to Warsaw" phone="+4881 537 55 40" email="botanik@hektor.umcs.lublin.pl" fax="" url="http://www.garden.umcs.lublin.pl" hours="April and September: 9AM - 6PM, Saturdays and Sundays - 10AM - 6PM; May and August: 9AM - 7PM, Saturdays and Sundays - 10AM - 7PM; June and July: 9AM - 8PM, Sundays and Saturdays - 10AM - 8PM; October - March: 9AM - 5PM, Saturdays and Sundays - 10AM = 5PM" price="Ticket's price: 5.00zł / students, children: 2.50zł"></do>
**Bus: from city center - <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''5 ''' </span>, <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''18 ''' </span>, <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''20 ''' </span>
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**Bus: from city center -  '''5 ''' ,  '''18 ''' ,  '''20 ''' 
 
*'''Zemborzycki Lake''' - artificial lake, many restaurants and bars, there's a possibility to rent a boat or water skis
 
*'''Zemborzycki Lake''' - artificial lake, many restaurants and bars, there's a possibility to rent a boat or water skis
  
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====Ice-skating====
 
====Ice-skating====
 
Hala Globus is a place, where you can enjoy ice-skating.  
 
Hala Globus is a place, where you can enjoy ice-skating.  
**Bus: from city center - <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''26 ''' </span>, <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''31 ''' </span>
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**Bus: from city center -  '''26 ''' ,  '''31 ''' 
**Trolleybus: from city center - <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''150 ''' </span>, <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''152 ''' </span>, <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''155 ''' </span>, <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''158 ''' </span>
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**Trolleybus: from city center -  '''150 ''' ,  '''152 ''' ,  '''155 ''' ,  '''158 ''' 
  
 
====Water skiing====
 
====Water skiing====
 
*<do name="Ośrodek Sportowy-Rekreacyjny RELAND" alt="Zalew Zemborzycki" address="" directions="" phone="+4881 745 63 43" email="reland@poczta.onet.pl" fax="" url="http://www.nartywodne.pl" hours="" price="Prices: Mondays - Fridays: 28.00zł/hour; Weekends: 32.00zł/hour"></do>
 
*<do name="Ośrodek Sportowy-Rekreacyjny RELAND" alt="Zalew Zemborzycki" address="" directions="" phone="+4881 745 63 43" email="reland@poczta.onet.pl" fax="" url="http://www.nartywodne.pl" hours="" price="Prices: Mondays - Fridays: 28.00zł/hour; Weekends: 32.00zł/hour"></do>
**Bus: from city center - <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''40 ''' </span> and special summer lines - <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''MARINA''' </span>, <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''DĄBROWA''' </span>
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**Bus: from city center -  '''40 '''  and special summer lines -  '''MARINA''' ,  '''DĄBROWA''' 
  
 
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You can study in one of the universities in Lublin. It's possible in all public high schools thanks to international cooperation (e.g. Socrates-Erasmus):
 
You can study in one of the universities in Lublin. It's possible in all public high schools thanks to international cooperation (e.g. Socrates-Erasmus):
 
* <do name="Maria Curie-Skłodowska University (UMCS)" alt="faculties: biology and Earth science, law and administration, mathematics, physics and computer science, humanities, economics, chemistry, pedagogy and psychology, philosophy and sociology, political science, arts" address="Maria Curie-Skłodowska Sq. 5" directions="center of university campus" phone="+4881 537 54 10" email="" fax="" url="http://www.umcs.lublin.pl" hours="" price=""></do>
 
* <do name="Maria Curie-Skłodowska University (UMCS)" alt="faculties: biology and Earth science, law and administration, mathematics, physics and computer science, humanities, economics, chemistry, pedagogy and psychology, philosophy and sociology, political science, arts" address="Maria Curie-Skłodowska Sq. 5" directions="center of university campus" phone="+4881 537 54 10" email="" fax="" url="http://www.umcs.lublin.pl" hours="" price=""></do>
:*Bus: from Railway Station - <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''13 ''' </span>, from Main Bus Station - <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''10 ''' </span>, <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''18 ''' </span>, <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''31 ''' </span>, <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''57 ''' </span>
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:*Bus: from Railway Station -  '''13 ''' , from Main Bus Station -  '''10 ''' ,  '''18 ''' ,  '''31 ''' ,  '''57 ''' 
:*Trolleybus: from Railway Station - <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''150 ''' </span>
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:*Trolleybus: from Railway Station -  '''150 ''' 
 
* <do name="Catholic University of Lublin (KUL)" alt="faculties: theology, philosophy, law, canon law and administration, humanities, social science, mathematics and natural science" address="al. Racławickie 14" directions="near Saski Garden and UMCS" phone="" email="" fax="" url="http://www.kul.lublin.pl" hours="" price=""></do>
 
* <do name="Catholic University of Lublin (KUL)" alt="faculties: theology, philosophy, law, canon law and administration, humanities, social science, mathematics and natural science" address="al. Racławickie 14" directions="near Saski Garden and UMCS" phone="" email="" fax="" url="http://www.kul.lublin.pl" hours="" price=""></do>
:*Bus: from Railway Station - <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''13 ''' </span>, from Main Bus Station - <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''10 ''' </span>, <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''18 ''' </span>, <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''31 ''' </span>, <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''57 ''' </span>
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:*Bus: from Railway Station -  '''13 ''' , from Main Bus Station -  '''10 ''' ,  '''18 ''' ,  '''31 ''' ,  '''57 ''' 
:*Trolleybus: from Railway Station - <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''150 ''' </span>
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:*Trolleybus: from Railway Station -  '''150 ''' 
 
* <do name="Medical University of Lublin (AM)" alt="" address="al. Racławickie 1" directions="near Saski Garden" phone="+4881 53 200 61" email="" fax="" url="http://www.am.lublin.pl" hours="" price=""></do>
 
* <do name="Medical University of Lublin (AM)" alt="" address="al. Racławickie 1" directions="near Saski Garden" phone="+4881 53 200 61" email="" fax="" url="http://www.am.lublin.pl" hours="" price=""></do>
:*Bus: from Railway Station - <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''13 ''' </span>, from Main Bus Station - <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''10 ''' </span>, <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''18 ''' </span>, <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''31 ''' </span>, <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''57 ''' </span>
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:*Bus: from Railway Station -  '''13 ''' , from Main Bus Station -  '''10 ''' ,  '''18 ''' ,  '''31 ''' ,  '''57 ''' 
:*Trolleybus: from Railway Station - <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''150 ''' </span>
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:*Trolleybus: from Railway Station -  '''150 ''' 
 
* <do name="Agricultural University of Lublin (AR)" alt="faculties: agriculture, horticulture, veterinary medicine, biology and animal breeding, production engineering, food sciences and biotechnology" address="Akademicka St. 13" directions="southern part of university campus" phone="+4881 445 66 77" email="poczta@ar.lublin.pl" fax="" url="http://www.ar.lublin.pl" hours="" price=""></do>
 
* <do name="Agricultural University of Lublin (AR)" alt="faculties: agriculture, horticulture, veterinary medicine, biology and animal breeding, production engineering, food sciences and biotechnology" address="Akademicka St. 13" directions="southern part of university campus" phone="+4881 445 66 77" email="poczta@ar.lublin.pl" fax="" url="http://www.ar.lublin.pl" hours="" price=""></do>
:*Bus: from Main Bus Station - <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''11 ''' </span>
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:*Bus: from Main Bus Station -  '''11 ''' 
 
* <do name="Lublin University of Technology" alt="faculties: civil and sanitary engineering, electrical engineering and computer science, environmental engineering, management and fundamentals of technology, mechanical engineering" address="Nadbystrzycka St. 38d" directions="on the bank of Bystrzyca River" phone="+4881 53 84 719" email="biuro.rn@pollub.pl" fax="" url="http://www.pollub.pl" hours="" price=""></do>
 
* <do name="Lublin University of Technology" alt="faculties: civil and sanitary engineering, electrical engineering and computer science, environmental engineering, management and fundamentals of technology, mechanical engineering" address="Nadbystrzycka St. 38d" directions="on the bank of Bystrzyca River" phone="+4881 53 84 719" email="biuro.rn@pollub.pl" fax="" url="http://www.pollub.pl" hours="" price=""></do>
:*Bus: from Main Bus Station - <span style="border:1px solid black; background-color:white; color:black;"> '''39 ''' </span>
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:*Bus: from Main Bus Station -  '''39 '''
  
 
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Lublin is a city in eastern Poland. and the capital of Lublin Voivodeship with a population of 355,954 (2004). In middle ages Lublin played important role in life of Polish state as trade centre and as city with militar significance.

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Understand

Tourist infromation

Tourist information in Lublin provides current information on the sightseeing, tourist, cultural and recreational attractiveness of Lublin and the Lubelski Region. Contact with Tourist Information Center: infotur@loit.lublin.pl or +4881 532 44 12. See also the web page: [1]. There are three offices in the city center:

  • Old Town: Jezuicka St. 1/3, near Krakowska Gate, 10 minutes from Bus Station and 30 minutes (by bus:  1  ) from Railway Station; 9AM - 6PM, Saturdays: 10AM - 4PM, Sundays: 10AM - 3PM (Oct-Apr: 9AM - 5PM, Saturdays: 10AM - 3PM)
  • Old Town: Rynek 8 (Old Town Square), 8 minutes from Bus Station and 30 minutes (by bus:  1  ) from Railway Station;
  • City Center: Krakowskie Przedmieście, main street of the city, near KFC restuarant, 30 minutes (by trolleybus:  150  ) from Railway Station or 30 minutes (by bus:  10  ,  18  ,  57  ) from Bus Station.

Get in

By plane

There is an international airport in the near town of Rzeszow, but more flights go from Warsaw: Warsaw Frederic Chopin Airport: For those travelling from Warsaw serviced by Polski Express.

By train

The Polish State Railways have train connections from Warsaw and other major Polish cities (Wrocław, Kraków, Poznań, Łódź and Gdańsk). There aren't any fast InterCity connections provided to Lublin, but train journey from Warsaw last 2 hours.

  • Buses to the city center:  1  ,  13  ; trolleybus to the city center:  150
  • See: Polish State Railways

By car

You can easily get there by car:

  • from Warsaw17 , E372 : Warsaw - Otwock - Garwolin - Ryki - Lublin
  • from Rzeszow19 : Rzeszow - Nisko - Janow Lubelski - Krasnik - Lublin
  • from Kielce 74,  19 : Kielce - Opatow - Ozarow - Annopol - Krasnik - Lublin

Lublin, like other Polish city, don't have ring road, so to transit the city you must use Trasa W-Z Route: Warsaw17 , E372  - aleja Warszawska - aleja Solidraności - aleja Tysiąclecia - aleja Witosa - Lviv (UA). There's is also south-north route: Svidnik (SK)  E371  - Rzeszow19  - aleja Kraśnicka - Sikorskiego - aleja Solidarności - aleja Smorawińskiego - aleja Spółdzielczości Pracy - Bialystok - Hrodna (BY)

By bus

Many international connections - from Main Bus Station (Dworzec Autobusowy Główny) with Birmingham, Bradford, Bremen, Cologne, Flensburg, Freiburg, Geneva, Hamburg, Karlsruhe, London, Lviv, Lutsk, Mannheim, Paris, Rotterdam, Rome, Stuttgart, Venice, Vilnius and Zurich. There is also South Bus Station (Dworzec Autobusowy Południe), but it's only for local transport.

  • Buses to the city center:  5  ,  10  ,  31  ,  32  ,  39  ,  52  ,  57
  • See also: Poland - By bus

Get around

By bus or trolleybus

In the city center or the Old Town you can easily reach every worthseeing place by foot. You can also use the public transport. It's worth to try trolleybus journey, especially tourist route  156   from Majdanek Nazi Camp, near Old Town and Chachmei Lublin Yeshiva. The city has 50 bus lines and 8 troleybus lines (served by MPK). There's also commercial city transport (buses with Komunikacja prywatna or AKL signs).

Tickets

To use public transport you should buy tickets in "kiosk" - such "kiosks" are situated near bus stops. There is price system for MPK tickets: one ride ticket costs 1.80zł; student with ISIC identification pay 1.00zł for one ride. In commercial city transport (AKL) you're paying for the ticket in the bus (1.00zł). Children under 4 can use public transport for free.


Route numbers

  • 1-57 - normal buses
  • 7x - mini-buses (suburban buses)
  • 150-160 - toleybuses
  • 3xx - night buses (3.60zł/2.00zł)

Timetables

Watch out!

Buses and trolleybuses are the best place for pickpockets, especially routes from Railway and Bus Stations.

By taxi

Taxi services are quite cheap. It's the best way to reach hotel or worthseeing place, but sometimes taxi drivers want to cheat abroad tourists. So it's good to know prices in taxi corporations:

  • 4.50-5.00zł for starting service
  • 1.80zł/km

Charges are higher after 10PM, on Sundays, public holidays and some religious holiday.

List of Taxi companies

  • Damel Taxi - +4881 9626
  • Dwojki - +4881 9621
  • MPT - +4881 9191
  • Lublin - +4881 9628
  • Echo - +4881 9662
  • Rytm - +4881 9667

Good advice

Do not use taxis from taxi stands near Bus and Railway Stations - there are the most expensive services in the city. It's better to call to one of taxi companies.

See

  • The Lublin castle and St. Trinity chapel (one of attractions of Old Town from XIII century, in castle also galerry with unique paintings), Zamkowa St. 9 (near Main Bus Station), +4881 532 50 01, [2]. Tuesdays - Saturdays: 10AM - 5PM, Sundays: 10AM - 6PM (September - May: Tuesdays, Thursdays - Saturdays: 9AM - 4PM, Wedensday, Sundays: 9AM - 5PM). Ticket's price: 6.50zł / students, children: 4.50zł.
  • The Lublin Cathedral and the Trinitarian Tower (unique baroque church with wall painting, beatuiful city panorama from the Tower), Katedralny Sq.; Trinitarian Tower is open every day: 10AM - 5 PM (October- April: only Saturadys and Sundays: 10AM - 5PM). Ticket's price: 5.00zł / students, children: 3.00zł.
    • buses from Railway Station:  1
    • buses from Main Bus Station:  1  ,  11 ,  17
  • Krakowska gate (an entrance to the Old Town, this is remnant of walls from XVI century), Łokietka Sq.
  • Godzka gate (second entrance to the Old Town, and way to the Lublin castle, in pre-war time it was symbol of border between Polish and Jewish part of the city), Grodzka St.
  • Crown Tribunal (built in XIV century, it was the highest court in Lesser Poland), Rynek (Old Town Square)
  • Po Farze Sq. (square with uncovered foundation of St. Michael church from XIII century), Old Town

Museums

  • Muzeum Wsi Lubelskiej (Skansen museum), al. Warszawska 96, +4881 533 85 13 (), [3]. April: 9AM - 5PM, May - September: 9AM - 6PM, October: 9AM - 5PM. Ticket's prices: 8.00zł / students, children: 4.00zł.
    • Bus:  5  ,  18  ,  20
  • Muzeum Lubelskie na Zamku (gallery with Polish historical and modern painting, also folk and weapon exposition), Zamkowa St. 9 (near Main Bus Station), +4881 532 50 01, [4]. Tuesdays - Saturdays: 10AM - 5PM, Sundays: 10AM - 6PM (September - May: Tuesdays, Thursdays - Saturdays: 9AM - 4PM, Wednesdays, Sundays: 9AM - 5PM). Ticket's price: 6.50zł / students, children: 4.50zł.
    • Bus: from Railway Station -  1  , from city center -  4  ,  5  ,  10  ,  18  ,  31  ,  32  ,  39  ,  52  ,  57
  • Muzeum Historii Miasta Lublina (museum of Lublin's history), Łokietka Sq. 3 (near Krakowska gate), +4881 532 60 01. Wednesdays - Saturdays: 9AM - 4PM, Sundays: 9AM - 5PM. Ticket's prices: 3.50zł / students, children: 2.50zł.
    • Bus: from Railway Station -  1  , from city center -  2  , from Main Bus Station -  1  ,  2  ,  11  ,  17
  • Muzeum Martyrologii Pod Zegarem (museum of martyrdom in former Gestapo jail), Uniwersytecka St. 1 (behind the main building of Catholic University of Lublin), +4881 533 36 78. Free tickets!.
    • Bus: from Railway Station -  13  , from Main Bus Station:  5  ,  10  ,  18  ,  31  ,  57
    • Trolleybus: from Railway Station -  150
  • Dworek Wincentego Pola (Wincenty Pol's manor, exhibitions concerned about life of polish poet Wincenty Pol and his hobby - geography), Kalinowszczyzna 13, St. (near old Jewish cementary), +4881 747 24 13. Wednesdays - Saturdays: 9AM - 5PM, Sundays: 9AM - 6PM. Ticket's price: 3.50zł / students, children: 2.50zł.
    • Bus:  1
  • Muzeum Literackie im. Józefa Czechowicza (museum of literatury, with exhibitions concerned with poets and authors from Lublin city and Lubln region), Złota St. 3 (Old Town), +4881 532 30 90. Wednesdays = Saturdays: 9AM - 4PM, Sundays: 9AM - 5PM. Ticket's price: 3.50zł / students, children: 2.50zł.
  • Państowe Muzeum na Majdanku (state museum on Majdanek, former Nazi concentration camp), Droga Męczenników Majdanka 67, +4881 74 426 40 (, fax: +4881 74 405 26), [5]. Tuesdays - Sundays: 8AM - 4PM (November - March: 8AM - 3PM).
    • Bus: from Railway Station -  28  , from Main Bus Station:  47
    • Trolleybus: from city center -  153  ,  156  ,  158

Do

  • It's worth to check out city's panorama from Trinitarian Tower.
  • Get to know very unconventional design of TV tower at Raabego St.

Cinemas

There are 8 cinemas in Lublin. The biggest - Cinema City - has 8 screens.

Events

  • International Festival of Theater "Confrontation" (Międzynarodowy Festiwal Teatralny "Konfrontacje"), [6], May
  • Festival of Theater "Neighbors" (Festiwal Teatralny "SĄSIEDZI"), [7], June
  • International Lublin Meetings of Theater of Dance (Międzynarodowe Lubelskie Spotkania Teatrów Tańca), [8], November
  • International Days of Documentary Movies "Bifurcation of Europe" (Międzynarodowe Dni Filmu Dokumentalnego "Rozstaje Europy"), [9], March
  • Festival of Fashion "Provocations" (Festiwal "Prowokacje"), [10]
  • International Folk Meetings (Międzynarodowe Spotkania Folklorystyczne im. Ignacego Wachowiaka)

Parks

  • Saski Garden, in the city center, near KFC restaurant
  • UMCS Botanic Garden, Sławinkowska St. 3 (near road to Warsaw), +4881 537 55 40 (), [11]. April and September: 9AM - 6PM, Saturdays and Sundays - 10AM - 6PM; May and August: 9AM - 7PM, Saturdays and Sundays - 10AM - 7PM; June and July: 9AM - 8PM, Sundays and Saturdays - 10AM - 8PM; October - March: 9AM - 5PM, Saturdays and Sundays - 10AM = 5PM. Ticket's price: 5.00zł / students, children: 2.50zł.
    • Bus: from city center -  5  ,  18  ,  20
  • Zemborzycki Lake - artificial lake, many restaurants and bars, there's a possibility to rent a boat or water skis

Sport

Ice-skating

Hala Globus is a place, where you can enjoy ice-skating.

    • Bus: from city center -  26  ,  31
    • Trolleybus: from city center -  150  ,  152  ,  155  ,  158

Water skiing

  • Ośrodek Sportowy-Rekreacyjny RELAND (Zalew Zemborzycki), +4881 745 63 43 (), [12]. Prices: Mondays - Fridays: 28.00zł/hour; Weekends: 32.00zł/hour.
    • Bus: from city center -  40   and special summer lines -  MARINA ,  DĄBROWA

Paintball

Learn

You can study in one of the universities in Lublin. It's possible in all public high schools thanks to international cooperation (e.g. Socrates-Erasmus):

  • Maria Curie-Skłodowska University (UMCS) (faculties: biology and Earth science, law and administration, mathematics, physics and computer science, humanities, economics, chemistry, pedagogy and psychology, philosophy and sociology, political science, arts), Maria Curie-Skłodowska Sq. 5 (center of university campus), +4881 537 54 10, [13].
  • Bus: from Railway Station -  13  , from Main Bus Station -  10  ,  18  ,  31  ,  57
  • Trolleybus: from Railway Station -  150
  • Catholic University of Lublin (KUL) (faculties: theology, philosophy, law, canon law and administration, humanities, social science, mathematics and natural science), al. Racławickie 14 (near Saski Garden and UMCS), [14].
  • Bus: from Railway Station -  13  , from Main Bus Station -  10  ,  18  ,  31  ,  57
  • Trolleybus: from Railway Station -  150
  • Medical University of Lublin (AM), al. Racławickie 1 (near Saski Garden), +4881 53 200 61, [15].
  • Bus: from Railway Station -  13  , from Main Bus Station -  10  ,  18  ,  31  ,  57
  • Trolleybus: from Railway Station -  150
  • Agricultural University of Lublin (AR) (faculties: agriculture, horticulture, veterinary medicine, biology and animal breeding, production engineering, food sciences and biotechnology), Akademicka St. 13 (southern part of university campus), +4881 445 66 77 (), [16].
  • Bus: from Main Bus Station -  11
  • Lublin University of Technology (faculties: civil and sanitary engineering, electrical engineering and computer science, environmental engineering, management and fundamentals of technology, mechanical engineering), Nadbystrzycka St. 38d (on the bank of Bystrzyca River), +4881 53 84 719 (), [17].
  • Bus: from Main Bus Station -  39

Buy

Eat

Drink

Sleep

Get out

  • Zamość - old town, so called Renaissance pearl, listed in UNESCO.
  • Chełm

Internet (WiFi)

Free access to Internet by WiFi:

  • Plac Litewski (Litewski Square) - central place of city
  • Plac Marii Curie-Skłodowskiej (Maria Curie-Skłodowska Square) - central place of Maria Curie-Skłodowska University

and at some other places in city.

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