Poland is a very popular getaway for many tourists from around the world. This central European country has a rich history and legacy of its own that is reflected in its architecture and culture. As such, there are a lot of places to visit in the country and as a tourist one can only expect more from the country. The majority Jewish population of the country is quite friendly and hospitable and any tourist can instantly like the warmness that is extended by them.
On a visit to the country, one can immediately connect with its post-Communist-era buildings that are a replica of its rich past. It is a vibrant country with lots of attractions, both natural as well as man-made. Here, we take a look at some of them city-wise.
It is the capital of the country. An eastern European flavor can be sniffed in the city through its buildings and culture, some of which are mentioned here.
Any tourist who wants to understand the country and the thousand-year-old history of the Polish Jews can visit this museum to get quality information. It is a noteworthy cultural center in the capital that has been opened very recently. On regular basis workshops, lectures, many types of events and debates are conducted here that can be a treat to watch. It is situated in Anielewicza and is open on weekdays from 10 AM to 6 PM.
This river beach is one of the hanging out places for the residents of the city and one can see a colorful crowd here during the evenings. If a tourist just wants to hang around and have a frolic with friends, it can be one of the best places to visit in Poland. There are many recreational and entertainment activities that one can participate in this natural grasslands area. What's more, a number of local birds’ species can also be seen here in their natural setting.
The Castle is surely an attraction for anyone visiting the country due to its imposing 18th-century architecture. It was here that the Polish royalty from the 16th to 18th century lived during the time. There are some 23 portraits of Polish kings and Warsaw paintings that can also be seen in this castle. It is situated in Więzniow Oswięcimia and is open on weekdays from 8 AM to 6 PM.
It is the second largest town in the country and there are many historical architectural marvels that can be visited here.
The museum is dedicated to the 1.5 million people who were exterminated by the Nazis under Hitler during World War II. The place is kept exactly as it was during the period complete with the gas chamber ruins so that visitors can understand the conditions of the period. It is also a reason that a large number of tourists come here to visit the memorial. It is situated in Oswięcim and is open from 8 AM to 3 PM.
As soon as one lands in Krakow, it is the place that one will surely visit after coming out in the city. It is the Main Market Square of the town and was the largest market in medieval Europe. Presently, the area is a favorite amongst the youth due to the social life that it presents to them. It is an area with a full vibrancy all around and has stayed the same since the 13th-century.
The streets of Krakow Old Town can be one of the best in the world due to the wonderful architecture that is present here. A visitor can feel the charm of Renaissance age over here in the subtle bars and cafes and also through some of the historically important buildings like the St. Mary Basilica and the Sufkiennence, etc. This place has a charm of its own that cannot have a parallel anywhere else.
In recent times, this city has carved a name for itself and a renowned consulting company in 2015 had even bestowed it with the "Best Cities To Live" award. Some of the places here are the Ostrów Tumski which is an island in the River Oder and has some of the best architecture in the form of Saint Bartholomew’s Collegiate, the Holy Cross as well as the Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist.
Therefore, it can be seen here that there are many places which can be visited in the country and apart from the mentioned ones; there are a lot of places that can be seen here.