6 top tourist attractions in Poland

1. Main Market Square in Kraków
It’s the largest medieval town square dated back to the 13th century. It is one of the most popular attractions in Poland. The square is surrounded by historical buildings and architecture. The center of the square is dominated by the Cloth Hall, rebuilt in Renaissance style in 16th century.

2. Warsaw Old Market Place
Warsaw became a capital in 13th century and it was a center  of Polish culture for next five centuries. The original Old Town Market Place was destroyed by Germans during the IIWW and currently it is only a reconstruction. In the middle of the square we can see the Warsaw mermaid, which is the symbol of Poland’s capital.

3. Gdansk Old Town
It is located on the Baltic coast, the city has rich history and belonged to Prussia before. We can see the cultural mix in the architecture of the city. Gdansk’s Old Town area includes many 17th century buildings and constructions, which are delightful.

4. Wieliczka Salt Mine
Located one hour away of Krakow, the Wieliczka Salt Mine works since 13th century and is one of the oldest in the world. The site features an underground city, you will find there interesting rooms, lakes, chapels, corridors and various constructions.

5. Malbork Castle
Malbork Castle was founded by the Teutonic Knights in the 13th century who used it as their headquarters to help defeat Polish enemies and get new european territories. This castle has a rich history, delightful architecture and it is all original just how it was created in the 1274.

6. Auschwitz-Birkenau
A visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau is a powerful and emotional experience. Probably everyone in the world knows what happened there, the size of the camp is the first thing to strike visitors. There you will find all the evidences of the biggest crime which was committed in the history. Auschwitz-Birkenau has been visited by more than 25 million people and this number obviously is growing up. Visit this website to find out what you need to do, to spent small amount of money and travel to Poland.