Tykocin

A small northern town, dating to the 11C, famous for its faithfully reconstructed castle and a stately Baroque synagogue.

Tykocin is an old, smaller size town in north-eastern Poland, with 2,010 inhabitants, and is one of the oldest settlements in the region. The Jewish population of Tykocin estimated at 2,000 people was eradicated by Nazi Germans during the Holocaust. Its main attraction is the Baroque Tykocin Synagogue, drawing thousands of visitors every year. Additional points of interest include the Tykocin Castle, a baroque Church of the Holy Trinity, a former monastery, and a Jewish Cemetery.
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