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Armenian church and street in the Polish city of Zamosc

11.01.2021

About 40 thousand Armenians living in Poland are scattered in different cities: Warsaw, Krakow, Gliwice, Wroclaw, Gdansk. There are a number of public institutions and schools in Poland. The only Armenian Catholic church in Gliwice Church of the Holy Trinity is located there. The Armenians who received citizenship in Poland at different times, as well as the Armenians who have been living in Poland for a long time, are considered one of the 7 national minorities of the country.

If you decide to visit Poland, tour the cities, get acquainted with the unique architecture, do not forget to visit the regional trade and craft center in Zamosc, stroll along the Armenian street (Ulica Ormianska) next to the central square.

The buildings on the street belonged to famous Armenians who were merchants, artisans and doctors.

In the 16th century, Hauptmann of Poland Jan Zamoyski united the Armenians living in different parts of the country, gave them land in the center of the city and granted them autonomy so that the latter could actively participate in the development of the city.

The historical center of Zamosc, buildings on Armenian Street are included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.