Historic center of Liege
The center of Liege is located around St. Lambert square, where before the French Revolution there was a cathedral dedicated to this saint. Nowadays, its existence is only reminded of steel poles that mark its outline. The area around the square is teeming with life. In the nearby Place du Marche there is a fountain that was the symbol of the bishop's justice and is now the symbol of Liege. Around it there are many lovely restaurants and pubs. The building with a semi-circular roof is a former church, now converted into a museum. Opposite is the beautiful town hall. It is worth going inside because the interior is very impressive. At St. Lambert square can also admire the magnificent Bishops' Palace and the underground Archeoforum.
In the 1950s and 1960s in liege the subject of monument protection was rather loosely approached, which resulted in the destruction of many magnificent tenements and buildings. Fortunately, this process was eventually stopped. Thanks to this also contemporary liege has a lot to offer to tourists. Beautiful museums, charming tenement houses and magnificent churches testify to the centuries-old history of this historic city. Noteworthy attractions are located a little further from the center. Charming nooks around the collegiate church of St. Bartholomew, beautiful narrow streets that are an oasis of rest from the hustle and bustle, 374 stairs, whose passage will take breath away from many, kilometers tracks on the hill from which there is a great panorama of the city. For fans of modern architecture a wonderful station Guillemins, designed by the world famous architect Santiago Calatrava, will be very interesting.Guillemins, zaprojektowany przez światowej sławy architekta Santiago Calatravę.
Liege it is also a city in which we have quite a large Polish community. They are the descendants of our compatriots who emigrated here from Poland before and after World War II. They cultivate the memory of Poland until today, meeting on 15 August at the Holy Mass on the feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the feast of the Polish Army. Celebrations take place in the church at Cointe. Always after the Holy Mass, Polonia lays flowers at the monument dedicated to Polish fallen soldiers on the fronts of World War II.