Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
While exploring the capital city of Warsaw, a visit to the Historical Museum is a must. The Old Town Square (Rynek) is a great place to just sit back and relax. The Market Square is flanked by historic buildings, museums and churches. St Adalbert’s Church and Czartoryski Museum are two interesting attractions. The Palace of Culture and Science offers great views of the city.
Gdansk has the largest gothic church in Poland: St Mary’s Basilica. The beach resort at nearby Sopot has Europe’s longest pier. Close by are the forested Hel Peninsula, the Kashubian Lakeland and the Teutonic castles at Malbork and Gniew.
Auschwitz-Birkenau is the most infamous and largest of the Nazi death camps where around one million European Jews were put to death. Today, the site is a museum that commemorates all those who lost their lives here.
The Icon of the Black Madonna, located in the huge Jasna Góra monastery complex at Czestochowa, draws many pilgrims.