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Nowy Targ

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Nowy Targ is a city in Podhale in southern Poland, 80mkm south of Kraków.

The 650-year-old city is the historical capital of the highland region of Podhale, which stretches between the Gorce Mountains on the north, and Tatra Mountains on the south.

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St. Anna Church


  • Podhale Nowy Targ Ice Hockey Team (Podhale Nowy Targ), Parkowa 14 34-400 Nowy Targ, +48 533 997 141. Podhale Nowy Targ is a Polish ice hockey club based in Nowy Targ. They play in the Polska Hokej Liga. They have won 19 major championships and their biggest success came in the 2003/04 season when they won the European Interliga Championships. Being a major winter sports city, ice hockey is very big in Nowy Targ and matches can have up to 3,000 spectators on a regular basis. The city bid unsuccessfully for the 2022 Winter Olympics with Krakow. You can go see all the venues early yourself. from 5PLN. Podhale Nowy Targ (Q744467) on Wikidata Podhale Nowy Targ on Wikipedia


Nowy Targ Market

Nowy Targ market

The market is said to be the biggest street market in Europe, and probably one of the oldest.

On a Thursday morning, the farmers are there with their livestock, and the market is also open on Saturdays, but without the animals. Both markets finish about 14:00.

It is about 1 km SE of the town centre, next to the west bank of the Dunajec river on either side of Aleja Tysiąclecia (highway 49). There are several car parks but the most easily accessible are on the south bank of the river (Generała Władysława Sikorskiego). Walking around the market, you will find a huge variety of goods from ball gowns to hunting goods, axe heads to babies clothes, fresh fruit, sweets, electrical gear, lighting, bedding etc




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