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Top things to do in Southern Poland

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Ranked #1 of 519 attractions in Southern Poland
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Category: Historic Sites; Museums; History Museums

The Auschwitz-Birkenau complex ( en.auschwitz.org/m/) comprises two concentration camps. Auschwitz 1 gives details of the history of, and life in the concentration camp but the... more »

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Ranked #2 of 519 attractions in Southern Poland
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Landmarks
Owner description: The 13th century merchants' town is home to Europe's largest market square and offers numerous historical houses, palaces and... more » Owner description: The 13th century merchants' town is home to Europe's largest market square and offers numerous historical houses, palaces and churches with magnificent interiors, 14th century fortifications, ancient synagogues, Jagiellonian University and the Gothic cathedral where the kings of Poland were buried. « less
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Ranked #3 of 519 attractions in Southern Poland
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Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Main Market Square (Krakow)
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Ranked #4 of 519 attractions in Southern Poland
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Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: Huge 10-acre square, the largest in any of Europe's medieval cities, features the 16th-century Renaissance Cloth Hall and the... more » Owner description: Huge 10-acre square, the largest in any of Europe's medieval cities, features the 16th-century Renaissance Cloth Hall and the splendid 14th-century Gothic Basilica of the Virgin Mary. « less
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Ranked #5 of 519 attractions in Southern Poland
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers; Specialty Museums; Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
Owner description: Explore the dark face of the city. Take the challenge and let yourself feel the fear, which has never been so real. visit... more » Owner description: Explore the dark face of the city. Take the challenge and let yourself feel the fear, which has never been so real. visit rooms haunted by lost souls, and be sure that You will remember forever things which are hidden at the cursed floor at Florianska 6.LOST SOULS ALLEY Poland's first interactive museum devoted to the basic instinct of fear. entire floor, which is inspired by horror movies. « less
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Ranked #6 of 519 attractions in Southern Poland
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #7 of 519 attractions in Southern Poland
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Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: One of the most famous of Poland's churches, this Gothic structure features two striking towers, the taller of which is a... more » Owner description: One of the most famous of Poland's churches, this Gothic structure features two striking towers, the taller of which is a magnificent Gothic spire with a gold-plated crown built in 1666. « less
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Ranked #8 of 519 attractions in Southern Poland
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Category: Museums
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Ranked #9 of 519 attractions in Southern Poland
Category: National Parks; Nature and Parks
Amazing National Park with Labyrynth like Mountains.
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Ranked #10 of 519 attractions in Southern Poland
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Walking Areas; Landmarks
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Old Town (Wroclaw)
Ranked #11 of 519 attractions in Southern Poland
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Landmarks
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Ranked #12 of 519 attractions in Southern Poland
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Category: Museums
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Ranked #13 of 519 attractions in Southern Poland
Category: National Parks; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #14 of 519 attractions in Southern Poland
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Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: National shrine known for its superb religious art including the giant bell of Zygmunt of 1520, one of the world's largest,... more » Owner description: National shrine known for its superb religious art including the giant bell of Zygmunt of 1520, one of the world's largest, and the burial place of many Polish kings and their families, national heroes and numerous bishops. « less
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Ranked #15 of 519 attractions in Southern Poland
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #16 of 519 attractions in Southern Poland
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
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Lake Morskie Oko (Tatra National Park)
Ranked #17 of 519 attractions in Southern Poland
Category: Bodies of Water; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #18 of 519 attractions in Southern Poland
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
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Jasna Gora (Czestochowa)
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Ranked #19 of 519 attractions in Southern Poland
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Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: The holiest place in Poland and one of the world’s most important destinations for pilgrims. Every year several million... more » Owner description: The holiest place in Poland and one of the world’s most important destinations for pilgrims. Every year several million pilgrims pray before the miraculous picture of Our Lady of Czestochowa. « less
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Ranked #20 of 519 attractions in Southern Poland
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
Decorated with vibrant colors and Stanislaw Wyspianski’s famous stained glass window “God the Father.”
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Ranked #21 of 519 attractions in Southern Poland
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks

Panorama Racławicka is a large painting showing the Battle of Racławice (Kościuszko Uprising). The painting is located inside a characteristic rotund building. The painting is... more »

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Ranked #22 of 519 attractions in Southern Poland
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks
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Ranked #23 of 519 attractions in Southern Poland
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Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: Housed in the former administrative building of Oskar Schindler factory, Emalia, is a museum that tells the story of... more » Owner description: Housed in the former administrative building of Oskar Schindler factory, Emalia, is a museum that tells the story of Schindler and the Jewish prisoners of Plaszow who were the inspiration for Steven Spielberg's hit movie, "Schindler's List." « less
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Wieliczka Salt Mine (Wieliczka)
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Ranked #24 of 519 attractions in Southern Poland
Category: Caverns/ Caves; Mines; Specialty Museums; Bodies of Water; Landmarks/ Points of Interest

The Salt Mines are about half hour drive from Krakow, in a little village called Wieliczka.You can also catch a train from the main railway station (Krakow Glowny) to Wieliczka... more »

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Ranked #25 of 519 attractions in Southern Poland
Category: Fountains; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks

Wroclaw's latest attraction and a must-see. Situated next to the Centennial Hall (Hala Ludowa). From the city centre take tram 4 or 10. Within a walking distance from the Fountain... more »

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JCC Krakow (Krakow)
Ranked #26 of 519 attractions in Southern Poland
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: The Jewish Community Centre of Krakow (JCC Krakow) is the de facto Jewish visitors center for Krakow, Poland. It provides... more » Owner description: The Jewish Community Centre of Krakow (JCC Krakow) is the de facto Jewish visitors center for Krakow, Poland. It provides social, educational, and community oriented services to the Jewish community of Krakow. Opened in April 2008 by HRH, The Prince of Wales, the JCC has quickly established itself as the focal point of Jewish life in the city both for Krakowians as well as visitors from Poland and abroad. Contact the JCC for information about Shabbat dinners and holiday programming; kosher catering; to set up an an appointment with the executive director, our genealogist, or community members. We can also help organize all of your travel needs. « less
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Wang Church (Karpacz)
Ranked #27 of 519 attractions in Southern Poland
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks
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Wawel Royal Castle (Krakow)
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Ranked #28 of 519 attractions in Southern Poland
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Category: Castles; Historic Sites; Historic Walking Areas; Landmarks
Owner description: Serving as a royal residence and the site where the country's rulers governed Poland for five centuries (1038-1596), this... more » Owner description: Serving as a royal residence and the site where the country's rulers governed Poland for five centuries (1038-1596), this castle is a symbol of the independent Polish state and today contains a priceless collection of 16th-century Flemish tapestries, considered to be one of the largest in the world. « less
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Ranked #29 of 519 attractions in Southern Poland
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Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #30 of 519 attractions in Southern Poland
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Category: Government Buildings; Landmarks
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