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Poland's Most Visited Tourist Attractions
Wieliczka Salt Mine
The Wieliczka Salt Mine, located in the town of Wieliczka in southern Poland, lies within the Kraków metropolitan area. The mine's attractions include dozens of statues and four chapels carved out of the rock salt by the miners. The older sculptures have been supplemented with new carvings made by contemporary artists.
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Main Square, Kraków
The main square of the Old Town of Kraków, Lesser Poland, is the principal urban space located at the center of the city. It is one of the largest medieval town squares in Europe. The center of the square is dominated by the Cloth Hall, rebuilt in 1555 in the Renaissance style, topped by a beautiful attic or Polish parapet decorated with carved masks.
Main Square
Malbork Castle
The Castle of the Teutonic Order in Malbork is the largest castle in the world by surface area. The castle is a classic example of a medieval fortress and, on its completion in 1406, was the world's largest brick castle. UNESCO designated the "Castle of the Teutonic Order in Malbork" and the Malbork Castle Museum a World Heritage Site in December 1997.
Malbork Castle
St. Mary's Basilica, Kraków
St. Mary's Basilica is a Brick Gothic church adjacent to the Main Market Square in Kraków, Poland. It is particularly famous for its wooden altarpiece carved by Veit Stoss. St. Mary's Basilica also served as an architectural model for many of the churches that were built by the Polish diaspora abroad, particularly those like St. Michael's and St. John Cantius in Chicago, designed in the Polish Cathedral style.
St. Mary's Basilica
Jasna Góra Monastery
The Jasna Góra Monastery in Częstochowa, Poland, is a famous Polish shrine to the Virgin Mary and one of the country's places of pilgrimage for many the monastery is a spiritual capital. The site is one of Poland's official national Historic Monuments, and is tracked by the National Heritage Board of Poland.
Sugarloaf Mountain
Łazienki Palace
The Łazienki Palace is a Baroque palace in Warsaw's Royal Baths Park. The Łazienki Palace is located in the largest park in Warsaw that occupies over 76 hectares of the city center. The building, erected on a square plan, was richly decorated with stuccos, statues and paintings; some of the original decorations and architectural details are still preserved from that period.
Łazienki Palace