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POLAND - a country of UNESCO World Heritage Sites

POLAND - a country of UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Poland offers an exceptional journey through unique treasures of history and nature. This country boasts fiftheen out of nearly a thousand sites included on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Home to the historical centres of Kraków and Toruń with centuries-old buildings, Poland also takes pride in the Warsaw Old Town. The capital city of Poland impressed UNESCO experts with its reconstruction works, unprecedented in the history of mankind. The medieval castle in Malbork was also inscribed on the prestigious List. It is the largest brick building in the world. Poland attracts with its unusual outdoor locations, gardens, wooden churches and tserkvas – a testimony to the artistry of old craftsmen and religious sites still bustling with life. The country is proud of a crucial architectural work – the Centennial Hall in Wrocław. Białowieża Forest is a complex of primeval forests unique in the whole of Europe. 

Auschwitz Birkenau, a German Nazi concentration and extermination camp (1940-1945) is an atrocious, haunting site with a place of its own on the World Heritage List. 

Earlier, in July 2017, Tarnowskie Gory with their lead-silver-zinc mines and their underground water management system were added to the list of UNESCO World Heritage sites.

We invite you to discover Poland, a country with plenty of treats in store  for everyone!

For more information on Poland, please contact:

Polish National Tourist Office 

10 Heathfield Terrace

London W4 4JE, United Kingdom

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www.poland.travel/en-gb

Tel.+44 (0) 208 991 7070


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