Olsztyn and Mragowo

Olsztyn and Mragowo

There are some amazing sights which you do not want to miss in Olsztyn. For example, the impressive High Gate is just on your way to the town square and you will most likely to pass it. It is a remnant of the old medieval fort. Next is the Town Hall, you can just stand right across the street and take an up angle photograph of the old base standing foundation to the new building. In Poland, there are many memorial statue related to social realism. Social Realism Here in Olsztyn is one in t... [ read more ]

Top Rated to See in Poland

Top Rated to See in Poland

In Poland, the most famous parts are in Warsaw, Krakow, Gdansk, Wroclaw and some might even mention to you Poznan, Torun, Szczecin and Zakopane. Lodz is in the Central part of Poland, and here you should see Manufaktura better known as the mall with a soul. Besides the Miejski Ogrod Zoologiczny or Lodz Zoo has many fascinating animals and many voted it as excellent. Piotrkowska Street is a landmark and being one of the longest pedestrianized commercial thoroughfares in Europe. There are many A... [ read more ]

Autumn to Do in Zakopane

Autumn to Do in Zakopane

If it is in the autumn time, you are recommended to spend your time in the regional highland inns. You can find them quite easily in the centre of Zakopane. It is even better to have a live highland band playing while you dine. Try their local food such as their regional appetizers like the oscypek, smoked sheep's cheese with hot cranberries (it is called moskol). In addition, the potato cake served with garlic butter is delicious too. Some drinks that are popular on a cool autumn evening is t... [ read more ]

Polish Resorts by the Baltic Sea

Polish Resorts by the Baltic Sea

The changing trend in traveling to Poland has changed tremendously over the years. There seemed to be endless irresistible airline price offers to Poland. However, one of the interesting ways to visit Poland is by sea as the experience and adventure of the voyage is simply joyful. Low tariffs and promotional tickets are always available. You can visit Poland by luxurious ferries and in the comfortable interiors and absolutely friendly services. Furthermore, there are a wide variety of on-board... [ read more ]

Palace of Culture and Science in Warsaw

Palace of Culture and Science in Warsaw

The tallest building in Poland and 8th tallest in the EU is the PKiN or the Pa?ac Kultury i Nauki/ The Palace of Culture and Science was originally the Joseph Stalin Palace of Culture and Science but when Stalin was revoked and 'destalinized', it remained only Palace of Culture and Science, now celebrating its 187th tallest building status in the world rank. Collegium Civitas The function that it serves today is as an exhibition center and office complex. It is 231 meters tall and it has a... [ read more ]

Ecclesiastical Buildings in Poznań

Ecclesiastical Buildings in Poznań

Crowded with churches and cobbles and colourful burgher houses. Burgher is a formally defined class in the medieval times. The old town is a collage of architectural styles, expect to see delicate looking churches and esoteric museums. Situated in the west-central part of Poland is Pozna?, a city on the Warta River. It is one of the oldest cities in Poland and the fifth largest city of 556,000 people. Pozna? is the historical capital of Greater Poland (in Polish Wielkopolska), so you will see... [ read more ]

Bochnia Salt Mine and St. Mary Magdalene Church

Bochnia Salt Mine and St. Mary Magdalene Church

As an extension of Wieliczka, and operating since prehistoric times, at about 20km from Wieliczka, you should also visit the Bochnia Salt Mine. It is deeper with 468 meters in depth at sixteen different levels. You can explore the deserted chambers, shafts, passages that formed an underground town and the sanatorium. It is the largest preserved chambers. The mines measures 4.5 km in length and what Ko?ció? ?w. El?biety Then within the Ko?ció? ?w. El?biety or St. Elisabeth's Church, there... [ read more ]

Castles and Monuments in Poland

Castles and Monuments in Poland

Other than the Gothic Wawel Castle, the red brick Malbork castle in the northern part of Poland is next that is very stunning. It is the world's largest brick Gothic castle. Third is the castle of Ksi?? near Wa?brzych that brings back the historic Silesia. Castles The semi-ruined Chojnik castle on a hill above the town of Sobieszów (within the Karkonoski National Park) is amazingly beautiful and wonderful to see it surviving. Those of you who likes cultural heritages, will not want ... [ read more ]

Traversing the Magical and Historical Krakow

Traversing the Magical and Historical Krakow

Poland has a well-known historical city called Krakow. And in this 9th largest country in Europe, you can find the largest square of all Europe's medieval cities, Grand Square. Also known as 'Rynek Glowny', this 10-acre square is simply huge. Almost everyone will tell you it is the most beautiful square. So in a historical Krakow, there are many historical monuments that you must not missed. For example the Cloth Hall or Drapers' Hall which dates back to the 16th-century. This is a 700 ye... [ read more ]

Oskar Schindler's Factory Museum in Krakow

Oskar Schindler’s Factory Museum in Krakow

Oskar Schindler's Factory of enameled vessels 'Emalia' today is now a modern museum devoted to the wartime experiences over the 5 years of Nazi occupation during the WWII. Just some 3 kilometers southeast of Krakow's Old Town, you can visit this previously named "Fabryka Naczyn Emaliowanych i Wyrobow Blaszanych 'Rekord'" in Polish. The factory was later renamed by Mr Oskar Schindler himself, as the Deutsche Emailwarenfabrik (DEF). Schindler was one of the heroic characters in those times... [ read more ]