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The Best Attractions In Poland

Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum Anastasiia Guzikova
Jagiellonian University - Collegium Maius Adam Patrych
Oskar Schindler's Factory Андрей Котенко
Wawel Cathedral Vladas Portapas
Polturist Michal Krupa - Auschwitz and Salt Mine Tours AUSCHWITZ & SALT MINE TOURS by POLTURIST
Warsaw Uprising Museum Szymon Pytel
Historic Old Town The Old Town View
Bumper Ball - Bubble Football Krakow Bubble Football Krakow | Bumper Ball
Galicia Jewish Museum Riccardo Bottegal
Old Town zibi Landsman
Wieliczka Salt Mine Ea mon
Wawel Royal Castle Andrzej Filipczyk
Lake Morskie Oko Paweł Mazurek
Kosciuszko's Mound (Kopiec Kosciuszki) Роман Шевченко
Smocza Jama (Dragon's Cave) Massimo R.
Poland , officially the Republic of Poland , is a country located in Central Europe. It is divided into 16 administrative subdivisions, covering an area of 312,696 square kilometres , and has a largely temperate seasonal climate. With a population of approximately 38.5 million people, Poland is the sixth most populous member state of the European Union. Poland's capital and largest metropolis is Warsaw. Other major cities include Kraków, Łódź, Wrocław, Poznań, Gdańsk and Szczecin. The establishment of the Polish state can be traced back to A.D. 966, when Mieszko I, ruler of the realm coextensive with the territory of present-day Poland, converte...
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The Best Attractions In Poland

  • 1. Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum Oswiecim
    The Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum (Polish: Państwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau w Oświęcimiu is a memorial and museum in Oświęcim , Poland, which includes the Nazi concentration camps Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II-Birkenau. It is devoted to the memory of the victims who died at both camps during World War II. The museum performs several tasks, including Holocaust research.
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  • 2. Main Market Square Krakow
    The main square of the Old Town of Kraków, Lesser Poland, is the principal urban space located at the center of the city. It dates back to the 13th century, and at 3.79 ha is one of the largest medieval town squares in Europe. The Project for Public Spaces lists the square as the best public space in Europe due to its lively street life, and it was a major factor in the inclusion of Kraków as one of the top off-the-beaten-path destinations in the world in 2016.The main square is a square space surrounded by historic townhouses and churches. The center of the square is dominated by the Cloth Hall , rebuilt in 1555 in the Renaissance style, topped by a beautiful attic or Polish parapet decorated with carved masks. On one side of the cloth hall is the Town Hall Tower , on the other the 10th...
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  • 3. Warsaw Uprising Museum Warsaw
    The Warsaw Uprising Museum , in the Wola district of Warsaw, Poland, is dedicated to the Warsaw Uprising of 1944. The institution of the museum was established in 1983, but no construction work took place for many years. It opened on July 31, 2004, marking the 60th anniversary of the uprising. The museum sponsors research into the history of the uprising, and the history and possessions of the Polish Underground State. It collects and maintains hundreds of artifacts — ranging from weapons used by the insurgents to love letters — to present a full picture of the people involved. The museum's stated goals include the creation of an archive of historical information on the uprising and the recording of the stories and memories of living participants. Its director is Jan Ołdakowski, with ...
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  • 4. Wieliczka Salt Mine Wieliczka
    The Wieliczka Salt Mine , located in the town of Wieliczka in southern Poland, lies within the Kraków metropolitan area. Opened in the 13th century, the mine produced table salt continuously until 2007, as one of the world's oldest salt mines in operation. Throughout, the royal mine was run by the Żupy krakowskie Salt Mines company.Commercial mining was discontinued in 1996, because of salt prices going down and also mine flooding. The mine is currently one of Poland's official national Historic Monuments , whose attractions include dozens of statues and four chapels carved out of the rock salt by the miners, as well as supplemental carvings made by contemporary artists.
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  • 5. Old Town Warsaw
    The Warsaw Old Town is the oldest part of Warsaw, the capital city of Poland. It is bounded by the Wybrzeże Gdańskie, along with the bank of Vistula river, Grodzka, Mostowa and Podwale Streets. It is one of the most prominent tourist attractions in Warsaw. The heart of the area is the Old Town Market Place, rich in restaurants, cafés and shops. Surrounding streets feature medieval architecture such as the city walls, the Barbican and St. John's Cathedral.
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  • 6. Oskar Schindler's Factory Krakow
    Oskar Schindler's Enamel Factory , a former metal item factory in Kraków, is now host to two museums: the Museum of Contemporary Art in Kraków, on the former workshops, and a branch of the Historical Museum of the City of Kraków, situated at ul. Lipowa 4 in the district of Zabłocie, in the administrative building of the former enamel factory known as Oskar Schindler's Deutsche Emailwarenfabrik . Operating here before DEF was the first Malopolska factory of enamelware and metal products limited liability company, instituted in March 1937.
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  • 9. Wawel Cathedral Krakow
    The Wawel Castle is a castle residency located in central Kraków, Poland. Built at the behest of King Casimir III the Great, it consists of a number of structures situated around the Italian-styled main courtyard. The castle, being one of the largest in Poland, represents nearly all European architectural styles of medieval, renaissance and baroque periods. The Wawel Royal Castle and the Wawel Hill constitute the most historically and culturally significant site in the country. In 1978 it was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site as part of the Historic Centre of Kraków. For centuries the residence of the kings of Poland and the symbol of Polish statehood, the Castle is now one of the country’s premier art museums. Established in 1930, the museum encompasses ten curatorial departments ...
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  • 10. Krakow Zoo (Ogrod Zoologiczny) Krakow
    The Kraków Zoo is located in Kraków, Poland and was established in 1929. It is home to over 1500 animals and about 260 species. The zoo is a member of the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria and the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums.
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  • 11. Historic Old Town Krakow
    Kraków Old Town is the historic central district of Kraków, Poland. It is one of the most famous old districts in Poland today and was the center of Poland's political life from 1038 until King Sigismund III Vasa relocated his court to Warsaw in 1596. The entire medieval old town is among the first sites chosen for the UNESCO's original World Heritage List, inscribed as Cracow's Historic Centre. The old town is also one of Poland's official national Historic Monuments chosen in the first round, as designated September 16, 1994, and tracked by the National Heritage Board of Poland. The Old Town is known in Polish as Stare Miasto. It is part of the city's first administrative district which is also named Stare Miasto, although it covers a wider area than the Old Town itself. Medieval Krak...
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  • 12. Wawel Royal Castle Krakow
    The Wawel Castle is a castle residency located in central Kraków, Poland. Built at the behest of King Casimir III the Great, it consists of a number of structures situated around the Italian-styled main courtyard. The castle, being one of the largest in Poland, represents nearly all European architectural styles of medieval, renaissance and baroque periods. The Wawel Royal Castle and the Wawel Hill constitute the most historically and culturally significant site in the country. In 1978 it was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site as part of the Historic Centre of Kraków. For centuries the residence of the kings of Poland and the symbol of Polish statehood, the Castle is now one of the country’s premier art museums. Established in 1930, the museum encompasses ten curatorial departments ...
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  • 13. Smocza Jama (Dragon's Cave) Krakow
    Smocza Jama is a limestone cave in the Wawel Hill in Kraków. Owing to its location in the heart of the former Polish capital and its connection to the legendary Wawel Dragon, it is the best known cave in Poland.
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  • 14. St. Mary's Basilica Krakow
    Church of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven is a Brick Gothic church adjacent to the Main Market Square in Kraków, Poland. Built in the 14th century, its foundations date back to the early 13th century and serve as one of the best examples of Polish Gothic architecture. Standing 80 m tall, it is particularly famous for its wooden altarpiece carved by Veit Stoss . On every hour, a trumpet signal—called the Hejnał mariacki—is played from the top of the taller of Saint Mary's two towers. The plaintive tune breaks off in mid-stream, to commemorate the famous 13th century trumpeter, who was shot in the throat while sounding the alarm before the Mongol attack on the city. The noon-time hejnał is heard across Poland and abroad broadcast live by the Polish national Radio 1 Station.Saint Mary's B...
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  • 15. Jagiellonian University - Collegium Maius Krakow
    The Collegium Maius located in Kraków Old Town, Poland, is the Jagiellonian University's oldest building, dating back to the 14th century. It stands at the corner of ulica Jagiellońska and ulica Świętej Anny near the Main Square of the historic city centre. Collegium Maius is the location of the Jagiellonian University Museum , a registered museum established on the initiative of Prof. Karol Estreicher after meticulous restorations which lasted from 1949 until 1964 bringing the edifice back to its original look from before 1840.
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