Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Łódź

Cinematography Museum

Housed in the palatial home of 'Cotton King' Karol Scheibler, this attraction is actually two museums in one. The basement and 1st floor are devoted to Polish cinema and contain props, film posters and archaic camer…
Top Choice Church in Płock

Cathedral

This 12th-century cathedral is topped with a 16th-century Renaissance dome. Its interior boasts a number of tombstones and altarpieces, and tasteful Art Nouveau frescoes. The royal chapel holds the sarcophagi of two…
Top Choice Historic Building in Białystok

Branicki Palace

In Park Pałacowy stands this grand former residence of Jan Klemens Branicki. Though he lost to his brother-in-law Stanisław August Poniatowski in the 1764 royal elections, he built a luxurious palace on a scale to r…
Top Choice Museum in Łódź

City Museum of Łódź

Historical museum adjacent to the Manufaktura mall, housed in the impressive palace of 19th-century textile baron Izrael Kalmanowicz Poznański. The opulent interior is a clear indication of the Poznańskis' wealth: i…
Museum in Treblinka

Museum of Struggle & Martyrdom

In a peaceful clearing, hidden in a Mazovian pine forest, stands a granite monolith; around it is a field of 17,000 jagged, upright stones, many engraved with the name of a town or village. Beneath the grass, mingle…
Nature Reserve in Suwałki

Suwałki Landscape Park

The Suwałki Landscape Park, about halfway between Suwałki and the Lithuanian border, is a cluster of pristine lakes and rugged hills that certainly merits a detour. Covering some 63 sq km, a healthy portion of the p…
Park in Nieborów & Arkadia

Arkadia Park

With its overgrown ruins, peeling pavilions, temples and follies, the landscaped garden at Arkadia Park is a romantic pagan enclave in a sea of Catholicism. The park was laid out by Princess Helena Radziwiłł in the …
Wildlife Reserve in Białowieża National Park

European Bison Show Reserve

This enclosed animal park around 4km west of Palace Park is your best chance to see an actual bison. It also holds several other species that are typical of the puszcza, including elk, wild boar, wolves and roe deer…
Museum in Nieborów & Arkadia

Nieborów Museum

Located on the main Łowicz–Skierniewice road (No 70), Nieborów's stunning, late-17th-century palace is a classic example of baroque architecture. It was designed by Tylman van Gameren for Cardinal Radziejowski, the …
Park in Białowieża National Park

Palace Park

Palace Park was laid out in the 19th century around a splendid residence built for the Russian tsar, on the site of an ancient royal hunting lodge once used by Polish kings. The southern entrance to Palace Park, bes…