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Ogrodzieniec Castle (Poland)

Ogrodzieniec Castle (Poland)

Ogrodzieniec Castle is a ruined medieval castle in the semi-mountainous highland region called the Polish Jura in south-central Poland. Rebuilt several times in its history, the castle was originally built in the 14th–15th century by the Włodkowie Sulimczycy family. The castle is situated on the […]

Copernicus Science Centre (Poland)

Copernicus Science Centre (Poland)

Copernicus Science Centre is a science museum standing on the bank of the Vistula River in Warsaw, Poland. It contains over 450 interactive exhibits that enable visitors to single-handedly carry out experiments and discover the laws of science for themselves. The Centre is the largest […]

Wrocław Town Hall (Poland)

Wrocław Town Hall (Poland)

The Old Town Hall of Wrocław stands at the center of the city’s Market Square. The Gothic town hall built from the 13th century is one of the main landmarks of the city. The Old Town Hall’s long history reflects developments that have taken place […]

Wilanow Palace (Poland)

Wilanow Palace (Poland)

Wilanów Palace or Wilanowski Palace is a royal palace located in the Wilanów district, Warsaw. Wilanów Palace survived Poland’s partitions and both World Wars, and so serves as a reminder of the culture of the Polish state as it was before the misfortunes of the […]

Planty Park (Poland)

Planty Park (Poland)

Planty is one of the largest city parks in Kraków, Poland. It encircles the Stare Miasto, where the Medieval city walls used to stand until the early 19th century. The historic Old Town is not to be confused with the Administrative District No. 1 Stare […]

St. Mary’s Basilica (Poland)

St. Mary’s Basilica (Poland)

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 […]

Białowieża Forest (Poland)

Białowieża Forest (Poland)

  Białowieża Forest is one of the last and largest remaining parts of the immense primeval forest that once stretched across the European Plain. The forest is home to 800 European bison, Europe’s heaviest land animal. UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere Programme designated the Polish […]

Malbork Castle (Poland)

Malbork Castle (Poland)

The Castle of the Teutonic Order in Malbork, located in the Polish town of Malbork, is the largest castle in the world measured by land area. It was originally built by the Teutonic Knights, a German Roman Catholic religious order of crusaders, in a form […]

Cloth Hall (Poland)

Cloth Hall (Poland)

The Kraków Cloth Hall in Lesser Poland, dates to the Renaissance and is one of the city’s most recognizable icons. It is the central feature of the main market square in the Kraków Old Town.

Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum (Poland)

Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum (Poland)

Auschwitz concentration camp was a network of German Nazi concentration camps and extermination camps built and operated by the Third Reich in Polish areas annexed by Nazi Germany during World War II. It consisted of Auschwitz I, Auschwitz II–Birkenau, Auschwitz III–Monowitz, and 45 satellite camps. […]