Warsaw is the capital, and largest city, of Poland. It’s known to have endured destruction, during WWII, when Nazi troops laid waste to the city, giving birth to the Warsaw Uprising in August 1944. When the war ended, the people of Warsaw began rebuilding their beloved city resulting in today’s historically restored Old Town. The Old Town Market Square is featured on UNESCO’s World Heritage List.
Krakow is a city located in southern Poland. Previously the capital of Poland until 1596, Krakow is known as Poland’s main cultural hub. This beautiful city was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to its historical houses, churches, and palaces which reflect architectural styles of Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, and Art Nouveau.
Torun is an ancient city located in north-central Poland. The entire city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is an example of Gothic architecture with churches, burghers’ houses, and defensive walls. Here you will find the Statue of Nicolaus Copernicus, a famous citizen of Torun.
Gdansk is a port city located on the Baltic coast of northern Poland. Fully re-established after the devastation of WWII, it is known as a cosmopolitan city with shops, museums, and restaurants. Visitors can walk through the Old Town and take in historical sites such as St. Mary’s Church, St Bridget's Church, Artus Court, and Gdansk Town Hall.
Malbork is a town located in northern Poland. Here you will find the Teutonic Knights’ Castle – a medieval 13th century castle that belonged to the Teutonic Order. It is listed on UNESCO World Heritage List as an outstanding example of medieval defensive construction.
Wroclaw, called the city of hundred bridges, is the fourth largest city of Poland. This city is known for its many bridges and medieval architecture. East of the old town you will find the island of Ostrow Tumski (Cathedral Island). This island is full of historical sites such as the Gothic St. John Baptist Cathedral, Holy Cross Church, and Archdiocese Museum.