Poland: An Insight into the Dramatic Islands

Being the 69th biggest nation on the planet, Poland has a long coastline and shares its boundary with Germany, Ukraine, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Lithuania and Kaliningrad Oblast exclave (Russia). This European nation has an amazing combination of historic heritage and all-natural beauty.

Main Square Market: Kraków

Old Market Place: Warsaw

Poland: An Insight into the Dramatic Islands

Photo by Jorge Láscar


The major square market in the Kraków city was built in the 13th century majorly to serve the purpose of trade. It’s one in Europe measuring approximately two hundred metres. The medieval-era market square’s structure adds a nostalgic character to the space that is historic.

Bialowieza Forest

Salt Mine: Wieliczka

The main square was reconstructed in 1257. Noteworthy and tasteful townhouses and churches surround the area also there is cloth hall at the center of the market square.

Photo by Guillaume Speurt

Poland: An Insight into the Dramatic Islands

Warsaw is Poland’s capital.

The older marketplace which originated around the 13th century is located in the center of Warsaw. This marketplace also has found its place as one of the most World Heritage sites declared by UNESCO. The Warsaw Mermaid is a bronze statue located in the epicentre of the marketplace, is seen as a symbol of Warsaw. The museum in the northern end of the market area is also crucial visit to get an insight into the city. This royal market deserves a place on your Poland trip planner.

Photo by altotemi

Poland: An Insight into the Dramatic Islands

This city is located on the coast of the Baltic Sea and is currently still one of Poland’s major ports. In the royal 12th-century Green Gate Royal Castle into the mesmerising Neptune Fountain, the structure around town is quite remarkable. The Gothic styled City Hall was constructed in 1379 and also the Mariacki Church and Street that’s considered to be one of the most gorgeous places in Poland take you back in time through centuries. Besides the landmarks, the historic Shipyard and the 82-meter tall Gda?sk Palace — St. Mary’s Church, makes certain Gda?sk has everything, giving this significant city a guaranteed place on your Poland travel planner.

Poland: An Insight into the Dramatic Islands

Photo by Frank Vassen

The Bialowieza Forest and National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site of forest covering an amazing area of 141,885 hectares. It is similar to a pure lab providing opportunities for conservation and the study of the types and contains areas of woods. It’s home to 59 species of creatures, including over 250 creatures, the iconic European Bison, 13 amphibian species, including 7 reptile and more than 12,000 invertebrate species. The Park is divided into zones of unprotected and protected locations. The mountainous regions are a popular destination for hiking biking and some photos of uncontrolled forest and its animals. Bialowieza Forest is a must feature on your trip planner on your European sojourn.

Photo by Alexander Johmann

The Wieliczka and Bochnia Royal Salt mines are one of the most precious and earliest monuments in Poland. It includes on UNESCO’s World Cultural and Natural Heritage List. The residue of rock salt was mined from the Saltwork’s Castle because the 13th century also is a manifestation of countless centuries of miners and over 700 decades of history and tradition of the nation. The mine attracts thousands of tourists each year, who have come to observe the kilometres of galleries it retains with works of art, sculptures in the salt and the quaint chapels that were built into the excavations. It’s a marvel of nature and of their art of mankind in preserving the area and making it a place of glory.

Poland: An Insight into the Dramatic Islands

Poland has a combination of the past and the current. A vacation here is jump to meet your heart with all the warmth and culture of its inhabitants and atmosphere, giving you quite a life.