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10 the most interesting places in poland

  1. 1. 10 most interestingplacesinpoland<br />
  2. 2. Dunes in słowiński national park<br />Slowinski National Park was established in 1967.Thisis the largest dune area in Poland. It occupies about 500 hectares. The dunes reach a height of over 30 m above sea-level andwhenthey move with the wind, they travel at a rate of approximately 3-10 m per year. When the masses of sand rise for a few meters and transfer directly to the forest and lakes, they create unforgettable views. In addition, we can see there coastal lakes, marshes, meadows, bogs, forests and coastal forests.<br />
  3. 3. Dunes in słowiński national park<br />
  4. 4. DUNAJEC IN TATRA MOUNTAINS<br />In the south of Poland there are the highest mountains in this country – TatraMountains. We can admirethereamong others:beautifulviews of slopes andmany of protectedanimalsspecies. However, manytouristsattract beautiful lakes (egMorskie Oko) and rivers. Most tourists going to the Dunajec. Dunajec River Gorge is one of the most popular tourist routes in Poland. Daily river transports about 3 000 visitors. Annually to Szczawnica flows 25 000 excursionists. Dunajec River Rafting is a very interesting way to watchinside the Pieniński National Park. Tour takes place withthe watchful eye of well-trained oarsmen. All share one thing - no one leavesboatunhappy!<br />
  5. 5. DUNAJEC IN TATRA MOUNTAINS<br />
  6. 6. Hańcza lake<br />Hańcza Lake is located in the Suwalki region. Its depth is 108.5 meters andit is the deepest lake in Poland and throughout Central Europe. The lake lies in the Suwalki Landscape Park andit is a nature reserve so that the whole is protected.In 1974 Hańcza was listed as a UNESCO Project Aqua because of its depth, and also thanks to the high underwater walls, formed from glacial deposits. The lake is an attractive place to practice diving.<br />
  7. 7. Hańcza lake<br />
  8. 8. MACZUGA HERKULESA IN OJCOWSKI NATIONAL PARK<br />Ojcowski National Park was established in 1956.On itsterritorythereare many monumentssuch as Castle in Ojcowo, Castle in Pieskowa Skała, Chapel „On theWater. However, Maczuga Herkulesa isthe most recognizablething in Ojcowski National Park. Itisnothing but a limestone rock in theshape of a mace. Itis 25 meters high. Itis a characteristicfeature of thelandscape Prądnik Valley. In thevalley, whichisconsidered as theprettiest in theKrakow-Czestochowa Jura, therearecaves, wherelivedNeanderthals.<br />
  9. 9. MACZUGA HERKULESA IN OJCOWSKI NATIONAL PARK<br />
  10. 10. WIELICZKA<br />The historic Salt Mine in Wieliczkais the only mine in the world functioning continuously since the Middle Ages to the present. Its original excavations (passages, ramps, chambers, lakes, shafts) with a total length of about 300 km on 9 levels, reaching to a depth of 327 meters they illustrate all the stages of mining technology development in the various historical periods. <br />Wieliczka salt mine has the status of the monument and is protected by law. In 1976 it was listed in the register of national monuments, and two years later in the First World Heritage List of Cultural and Natural Heritage.<br />
  11. 11. WIELICZKA<br />
  12. 12. Old Town in gdańsk<br />The northern part of old Gdańsk is surrounded by 3 streets. TheycreateOld Town - a district of seafarers, port workers and guild houses, shelters and hospitals. Thereare six churches. <br />Gdańsk became the first victim of Hitler's attack. In the morning the Germans attacked Westerplatte. They won the whole city and incorporated them into the Third Reich. During 6 years of war killed the intelligentsia, activists Polish organization and thousands of differentPolishpeople. The city was destroyed -Old Town was in ruins in nearly 80%. Fortunately, the city was quickly rebuilt and today we can enjoy the splendor of the Old Town. Gdansk’s Old Town is one of the most beautiful in Europe.<br />
  13. 13. Old Town in Gdańsk<br />
  14. 14. WAWEL IN CRACOW<br />Wawel Castle is a place of coronation of Polish kings and their eternal rest.It is the greatest monument of architecture in Poland and a priceless national monument. Its walls are hidden remnants of pre-Romanesque buildings, Romanesque and Gothic. IthasgottheRenaissance style thanks to King Sigismund I the Old in the years 1507-1536. The great castle complex consists of the outer courtyard. In 1978, the Wawel Castle was listedintheUNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage.<br />
  15. 15. WAWEL IN CRACOW<br />
  16. 16. Auschwitz-birkenaumuseum in OŚwięcim<br />Auschwitz - Birkenauis a museum of German concentration camps, including concentration camp in Auschwitz and the nearby town which existed from 1940-1945. Itisthe symbol of the Holocaust. In 1940 in these areas, the German authorities have set up camp, originally designed for the deposition and the opposition political prisoners, mostly Polish. Thenit was gradually expanded in the main place of mass extermination of approximately one million Jews from across Europe, and many Polish, Gypsies, Soviet prisoners of war and victims of other nationalities. It is the only concentration camp located on the UNESCO World Heritage Site.<br />
  17. 17. Auschwitz-birkenaumuseum in OŚwięcim<br />
  18. 18. OLD TOWN IN WROCŁAW<br />Old Town is not only historical but also cultural and social center of the city. Wecan find there not only the finest examples of urban architecture, but also the best shops, restaurants, bars, galleries and museums.In the heart of Market Square thereare manybaroque buildings, carefully reconstructed after World War II. Next to the Market Square thereistheChurch of Saint Elizabeth - fourteenth-century Gothic edifice. The tower of thechurchis an excellent vantage point, where we canseeall Wrocław.A little further thereis the Jewish district ofWrocław.<br />
  19. 19. OLD TOWN IN WROCŁAW<br />
  20. 20. Royal Castlein Warsaw<br />Royal Castleis the baroque royal castle located in Warsaw at the Castle Square.Originally, it was the residence of the dukes of Mazovia, and since the sixteenth centuryit was the seat of Polishgovernement. In the nineteenth century, after the November Uprising, it was intendedfor the Russian administration. During World War Iit was the residence of the German Governor General. In 1939it was burnt and pillaged by the Germans, and in 1944 almost completely destroyed. After 1971 itwas rebuilt and reconstructed. Today itis a monument of history and national culture. In 1980, the Royal Palace,with the Old Town was inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage Site.<br />
  21. 21. Royal Castlein Warsaw<br />

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