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The OLDEST cinema in the world

The OLDEST cinaema in THE WORLD ! Just look at the attached Guiness certificate, it speaks volume... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2017
Szczecin, Poland
The best place with history

The best and oldest cinema in the city. Alternative movies and not crowdy. Support local places... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2016
Nico L
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Feb 11, 2017
“The OLDEST cinema in the world”
Aug 14, 2016
“The best place with history ”
Pionier Cinema is the oldest cinema in the world (Guinness World Records), opened as Helios on Sep 26th 1909 ans still operating today. Part of prestigious Europa Cinemas international film theatre network.
2 Wojska Polskiego Ave., Szczecin 70-470, Poland
+48 91 434 77 02
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Reviewed 11 February 2017

The OLDEST cinaema in THE WORLD ! Just look at the attached Guiness certificate, it speaks volume about that place. A few years ago they used old time film projectors with two rolls of film, which were whirring and rattling creatiing old tme atmosphere. It's...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

The best and oldest cinema in the city. Alternative movies and not crowdy. Support local places :) better than commercial multikino or Helios.

Thank Nico L
Reviewed 20 March 2015

It's my favourite cinema, has a special atmosphere. You can watch less-commercial movies (some of them are hard to find in other cinemas) sitting at a table, drinking tea/wine or you can choose standard room, small and cozy. Perfert! :D

1  Thank nicywi
Reviewed 18 September 2014

Great classic old style cinema. The only place like this in the city which will stay for a long time in my memory.

1  Thank Bdmthrfckr
Reviewed 10 September 2014

In our globalised world it is an unforgettable experience to watch a movie sitting in a small room, with a few tables ( and chairs around) and a bar, where you can get a drink (though, I have to say, with not an impressive choice...More

Thank AgfaSz
Reviewed 9 June 2014

I visited this cinema with my wife and our kid. You feel like in the very beginning from the cinema history. Unluckily there was a work on the facade, but the interior was intact. Around there are many other attractions of Szczecin.

Thank Fredthetraveler
Reviewed 31 May 2014 via mobile

The cinema is nice and interesting. Located at the middle of szczecin. The movies are award winning.

1  Thank Ilan58
Reviewed 22 April 2014 via mobile

Visited the cinema with my girlfriend on a family visit to szczecin we both love to watch films in english and subtitles so the pionier is the perfect place to go . Great atmosphere and quaint rooms even though been modernised still it feels like...More

2  Thank lozz3
Reviewed 26 November 2013

I was so excited to find out that the world's oldest cinema was in my family's home city and have been there twice now! I was charmed by the small theatre and the little table and chairs you sit at. The room is so cosy...More

1  Thank kintus
Reviewed 11 October 2013

In that cinema you have that lovely feeling you are siting in your chair. It has impeccable character. Love it :D.

Thank oluniapm
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