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The sights you have to see in Poland

The sights you have to see in Poland

Poland is a wonderful country. There are placed numerous tourist attractions for people at various age and needs. There you may find the old sights as well as modern forms of entertainment. This article will point out the most important sights placed on the Polish map.

The sights that you cannot miss

At the beginning, it is worth to start with the castles and The Castle of Teutonic Order in Malbork, in the northern parts of Poland. It is the largest castle in Poland and the largest castle in the world measured by land area. The castle was constructed in the 13th century. Every year, the sight is visited by crowds of tourists. The Gothic fortress invites you to explore the interior. Currently, the interior of the Castle functions as a castle museum where numerous artefacts tell the history of the castle, the city and its founders. The interior is kept in a very good condition. The museum’s collection can be found in several parts of the Castle: the High Castle, the Middle Castle and the Palace of the Grand Masters. The castle is a part of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites since 1997.

The second most important sight in Poland is the Wawel Royal Castle that is also the second largest castle in Poland located in Krakow, the Malopolska Region. The foundation of the fortress located on the Wawel Hill dates back to the 11th century. However, the Castle has been reconstructed and renovated numerous times due to fires and the destruction of the mansion. Nowadays, it is restored and its interiors look like taken from the golden era of Poland. For those reasons, it became one of the biggest attractions of Poland, not only in Krakow. Tourists are also attracted by the legend of the Wawel’s dragon. What is more, below the castle, there is located the dragon’s den and a huge monument of the dragon.

The last place that is also recommended to visit in Poland is the Książ Castle located in Walbrzych in the south-western part of Poland, in Lower Silesia region. It is one of the largest castles in Poland. The castle was built at the end of the 11th century. Nowadays, it is very carefully restored and is an integral part of the city of Wałbrzych. The Książ Castle consists of an unlimited number of sights, for example a park pavilion, the Old Książ Castle (romantic ruins) or a horse stud. It is worth noting that Wałbrzych has prepared for tourists different routes that lead through the most interesting corners of the city and surrounding areas.

 

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