Poland has survived centuries of conflict to emerge as a proud independent country ready to assume her new role in modern
history visitors to pol and are discovering what the locals have long known that pol and is a country rich in fine culture scenic landscapes and extraordinary historical sites, whether exploring the nation’s vibrant cities, the lakes and forests of her picturesque countryside or some of the other tourist attractions, visitors are sure to bring away rich memories, here’s a look at the best places to visit in poland.
The medieval town of malbork is best known for its castle, which was built in the 13th century by, the knights of the teutonic order as their headquarters europe’s largest gothic fortress is named after the virgin mary, the patron saint of the city and the
castle the castle is actually three structures making it the world’s largest brick castle it took 230 years to build the castle a majority of which was destroyed during world war ii fortunately much of the castle has been restored since then.
Student travelers wanting to meet their polish peers might want to visit poznan long known as an academic center and home to poland’s, third largest university the city hosts many events including the international theatre festival that takes place every summer major sites are easily accessible by strolling the royal imperial route a walk set up especially for tourists athletes may
enjoy a visit to the artificial lake of, malta home to a ski slope ice rink and swimming pools.
The biawa vieja forest is a large, remnant of the primeval forest that once covered much of europe, the forest straddles the border between poland and belarus and there are border crossings for tourists on foot or on bicycles, the biawa vieja forest is the only place where european bison still remain free and living in the forest as they once did throughout europe wolves lynx elk and wild boar are among its other inhabitants.
Avisit to auschwitz birkenau is a powerful experience that words can scarcely describe the immense size of the infamous nazi concentration camp is the first thing to strike visitors as they approach the entrance to the memorial and museum devoted to the memory of the murders in the camps during world war ii auschwitz birkenau has been visited by more than 25 million people.
Tatra national park
Travelers who crave scenic beauty will find it in tetra national park, located in south central poland established in 1954 the park is mainly forests meadows and numerous rock formations, covering the tatra mountains spelunkers may enjoy touring six of the park’s 650 caves that are open to the public the park also offers several alpine lakes as well as a 70 meter high waterfall there is a similar national park in the neighboring part of slovakia also called the tatra national park.
A charming place to visit frozlov’s diverse influences have resulted in a unique look and, culture to the city with austria bohemia and prussia all having had an impact on the city’s development the, architecture reflects broozlav’s past as evidenced by the spectacular market square located on the odra river the city has a plethora of bridges, and lovely parks lining its banks which
make it a picturesque place to relax the delightful cathedral island is definitely worth stopping by.
Once known as denzig gdansk is the largest city in northern poland, and its main seaport since it lies on the baltic sea founded around the 10th century it has a mixed political history at different times it belonged to germany and poland, and was a free state before permanently becoming a part of poland after world war ii the city rebuilt itself after the war restoring its old town which is famous for the royal road that polish kings traveled on when visiting this historical city the city also is home to saint mary church the largest brick church in the world.