Extraordinary UNESCO Sights in Poland

Extraordinary UNESCO Sights in Poland

This forest has existed long before 1600 and it is a woodland or old growth forest crossing the borders of Belarus. Such immense primeval forest is really rare and this one in Poland is classified as another heritage site that worth to be perserved. It spans through the European Plain with a large mountain-free landform. About 800 wisent can be found here. Wisents are the continent's heaviest land animals and worry not as they do not roam around in the 100 square kilometers Bialowieski Natio... [ 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 ]