The library of Rachinsky is one of the most beautiful modern buildings of Poznan. This is a classic building with strict lines which is decorated with tall columns. The courtyard in front of the library is also very beautiful, and you can see several statues and fountains depicting Greek goddesses. Walk down the avenue, and you will reach the National Museum, one of the most important cultural institutions of the country. Founded in the beginning of the 20th century, it has five branches, among which are Museum of Musical Instruments, Museum of History, Museum of Applied Arts, Museum of Ethnography and Military Museum. The exhibition of each one is priceless and unique.
In this city you will also find numerous old memorable areas, the most famous of which are Adam Mickiewicz Square and Liberty Square. Here you can see the commemorative memorials and statues; not far from A. Mickiewicz Square is located the main university of Poznan also named after the great poet. The assembly hall of the university often hosts concerts and theater performances, because this hall has excellent acoustic properties and is considered one of the best concert halls in Poland.
Among the old buildings of Poznan we should mention the Prussian Castle built in the early 20th century. It has been damaged badly during the war but was rebuilt and today its rooms often host large meetings and receptions. Near the Wilson Park you can find Exhibition Square. It is always very crowded, and you will see here numerous vendors and street musicians. Local craftsmen will gladly offer you to buy beautiful crafts and souvenirs, as well as to taste homemade sweets and wine.