Central Poland

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In the central part of Poland you will find not only stunning big cities, but also picturesque villages, unique eateries, mighty mountains, awesome shopping and sights worth a longer visit. Experience the central part of Poland!

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The Polish capital has it all. If you'r einterested in history, do not miss the Royal Castle and the old town - it's the beating heart of the city. Cozy streets and fine restaurants are great for strolling and meetings.

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However history is not always pleasant. During the Second World War the city of Warsaw has been almost entirely wiped out of the surface of the Earth. We recommend a visit to the Warsaw Uprising Museum, where you can find out much about this even in one of Poland's most modern useums.

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HAve you taken your kids with you? Then a visit to Poland's largest science centre - Kopernik - is a must! Show your children much about the human body, the world around us, the technique and even history!

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Fancy a gourmet adventure? Book a table at Atelier Amaro - a restaurant with Poland's first Michelin star!

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Just a stone's throw from Warsaw lies Żelazowa Wola. This little mansion saw the birth of Poland's most known composer - Frederic Chopin. Visit Chopin's birthplace, wander in the park surrounding the mansion and enjoy the music of Chopin played among the bushes ans trees.

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Would you like to travel back in time? Then don't miss the open-air museum in Sierpc. Some eighty buildings from the past have been gathered here. See with your own eyes how our fathers lived in bygone days!

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Are you a seeker of sites from the UNSECO World Heritage list? then the city of Toruń should be high on your priority list. It is here that the world renowned astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus was born - his statue stands on the great market square. Just relax in one of the many cozy cafes and look at the people. We recommend to choose the Toruńgingerbreads as a sweet treat - it's an obvious souvenir from this red brick gothic city.

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UK and Poland are countries where speedway is at its best. Both in the cities of Toruń and Bydgoszcz you can see the best Polish speedway teams with top drivers from all over the globe. In Toruń you'll find the country's most modern speedway arena - Motoarena.

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Are you in need of curing upper air passage diseases or preventing allergies? Consider a visit in Ciechocinek - the town's unique graduation towers make it easier to breathe. Feel the great climate of Ciechocinek and take care of your health at the same time!

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Poland's third biggest city - Łódź - is a former industry city with fantastic buildings formerly belonging to the factory owners. During your visit do not forget to take a stroll along the city's central street - Piotrkowska. Feel like shopping? Visit Manufaktura - a former textile factory transformed to a fantastic shopping mall.

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Poland has had a difficult history - numeorus wars have brought  an end to countless old churches and palaces. Thus one should even more appreciate a real pearl of the Polish medieval architecture - the collegiate church in Tum from the 12th century!

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Poland's oldest mountain range, the Świętokrzyskie mountains, offer numerous hiking trails and many cultural objects scattered all over the region. Do not miss Poland's best known cave - the Paradise Cave!

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Not only big cities are worth a visit in Poland. The cozy town of Sandomierz is often referred to as 'Poland's little Rome' because of its architecture and location. Catch a glimpse of the Mediterranean atmosphere during your visit in Poland!

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Poland's probably most known castle ruin is the dramatically located ruin in Chęciny. This 14th century fortress had its golden age in the medieval times and went to ruin afterwards. The view from the castle tower is truly amazing!

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Central Poland is rich in different experiences for each visitor - no matter whether you want to wander, eat well, cycle or just go sightseeing. Test this region to find out!

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