Poland has grown as one of Europe’s greatest post-communist success stories.
This country on the Baltic Sea has risen above a grim history to become a popular tourist attraction, mainly known for medieval architecture, hearty cuisine, and Jewish heritage. You may travel outside the cities to a Poland that remains undisturbed by time. Or spend some time trying some of the most famous pastries in the country like the rose jam ponsky or the cherry and cinnamon strudel. To visit this charming country, you will need to make a currency exchange to the zloty.
Let’s make a visit to 5 of the top places to visit in Poland:
Places to visit in Poland
One of the joys of Poland. Krakow escaped the WWII destruction that most of the country suffered. You can see medieval architecture in the Old Town and visit some UNESCO World heritage places like The Wavel Castle or the historic district of Kazimierz.
Other interesting places to visit are the world’s oldest functioning salt mine Wieliczka, (tickets for 109 zlotys per person with a guided tour), and the Trata Mountains. If you want to know more about the Jewish past, you can’t miss The Schindler Fabric, located in the Jewish quarter (28 zł per person), and the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camps, about one hour distance from Krakow. The best option is to take a guided tour with transport from Krakow, the price tickets can be around 146zł – 183zł, the cheapest.
Surprisingly colorful, this polish city with its island has increased the tourist interest, and it’s because this small city has a lot to offer and it is very good connected with other cities in Europe.
Take a time walking through the Old town and visiting the Stare Miasto or Market square.
Knowing the streets of this city, you will discover some particularity, there are plenty of small bronze figurines, and the most common ones are gnomes! Most of them represent a profession or something typical in the country.
Poland’s capital and a city reconstructed for giants after WWII, it has a landscape full of skyscrapers and streets with immense dimensions. Luckily, the small Old town was perfectly remade before the war, so you can see stunning medieval architecture, where the Christmas market is located during winter.
An essential thing that you can make here, (or in Poland in general) is to try their best dishes, like the typical pierogis (dumplings) and the zapiekanka, a panini toast with mushrooms and others toppings, sell in street food locals where it would be more accessible pay with some currencies exchanged.
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