Visit Kielce - Best of Kielce

Kielce ([ˈkʲɛlt͡sɛ] ; Yiddish: קעלץ‎, Keltz) is a city in south central Poland with 199,475 inhabitants (June 2014). It is also the capital city of the Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship (Holy Cross Voivodeship) since 1999, previously in Kielce Voivodeship (1919–1939, 1945–1998). The city is located in the middle of the Świętokrzyskie Mountains (Holy Cross Mountains), at the banks of the Silnica River, in northern part of the historical Polish province of Lesser Poland. Kielce was once an important centre of limestone mining.


This is a perfect opportunity to take a break from your routine and enjoy a fun-filled holiday. Kielce in Poland is an ideal destination for a vacation! This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Warsaw, Poland. Add Warsaw to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Warsaw Old Town, Lazienki Park, Warsaw Uprising Museum. Tour packages of Kielce are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Kielce*

  • Pollution Statistics in Kielce

    Know the pollution level of Kielce before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Kielce: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Kielce for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Kielce.

    • Burglary and Theft 50 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 33.33 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 66.67 (High)
    • Car Stealing 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 37.5 (Low)
    • Attacks 37.5 (Low)
    • Drug offense 20.83 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 83.33 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 33.33 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 45.83 (Moderate)
  • Living in Kielce - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 63.24 (High)
    • Pollution Index 63.79 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 36.92 (Very Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 10.01 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 62.79 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Kielce

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Kielce

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.07 USD
    • International Movie per seat 6.8 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 34.01 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 71.16 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 71.73 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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