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In the centre of the town of Oświęcim, this institution approaches the Holocaust from another angle, with permanent exhibitions about Oświęcim’s thriving Jewish community in the years before WWII...
The Nazi-run Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp is synonymous with genocide and the Holocaust. More than a million Jews as well as many Poles and Roma were murdered here by German occupiers during WWII...
The mighty Monastery of Camaldolese Monks sits atop Silver Mountain, overlooking the Vistula (Wisła) River. Men can visit the church and crypt any day, but women can enter the complex only on certain feast days...
These 20-hectare zoological gardens are home to thousands of animals. Bus 134 heads to the zoo from its terminus near the National Museum.
Another mound-based memorial, this time erected in honour of Marshal Józef Piłsudski after his death in 1935; it was formed from soil taken from WWI Polish battle sites...
A heroic figure who embodied the dreams of independent Poland in times of foreign occupation is the subject of this unusual and impressive memorial in the suburb called Zwierzyniec, just under 3km west of the Old Tow...
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