It might boast a sprawling royal castle, but there’s also plenty of modern touches and a vibrant nightlife.
Poland’s second city is a first-rate destination for travellers seeking elegant medieval architecture, a buzzing bar scene and a rich history spanning some of Europe’s most seismic moments.
Warsaw was not on Jennifer H Svan’s list of cities to see while living in Europe. She knew a few people who had traveled to Poland and they all went to Krakow, Poland’s most popular tourist destination. But she packed her bags for Poland’s capital earlier this month for work — and she’s now enchanted by this city that travel guru Rick Steves calls a diamond in the rough.
Warsaw has had a long and tumultuous history, which meant that its inhabitants had to come up with ingenious ways to survive.
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The former royal capital of Poland, 21st century Kraków is a city which still retains its old-world charm.
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The appeal of vacations linked to sites connected to death, destruction and atrocities is a fast growing global sector known as ‘dark tourism’.
These natural and cultural wonders, from ancient forests to lost civilizations, were recognized for their value to humanity.
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Poland is a wide and wonderful country, with several different cities worth your time. But how much time, and which places exactly? Here’s a week in Poland.
From Krakow’s ancient salt mines, to the dark history behind the Nazi Auschwitz-Birkenau camp, we’re delving into Poland’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
One of the most picturesque Polish cities, Krakow is the cultural capital of Poland. Here are some of the most interesting Krakow things to do…
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Ever since it kicked off in the distant 1985 the European Capital Of Culture program has helped numerous cities significantly improve their economics and has promoted unity, urban regeneration and awareness of cultural and historical heritage.
Krakow offers the cheapest city-break in Europe.
TEENAGERS from Wiltshire were left emotionally stunned when they visited the Nazi concentration camps at Auschwitz-Birkenau.
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While Germany, UK, France and Italy reconstructed select historical buildings, the people of Poland rebuilt the city from scratch…