Poland, officially the Republic of Poland, is a country located in Central Europe. It is divided into 16 administrative subdivisions, covering an area of 312,696 square kilometers, and has a largely temperate seasonal climate.
AUTCHWITZ – KL Auschwitz was the largest of the German Nazi concentration camps and extermination centers. Over 1.1 million men, women and children lost their lives here. The post-camp relics are protected by the Museum created in 1947.
CRACOW – is the second largest and one of the oldest cities in Poland. Situated on the Vistula River , the city dates back to the 7th century. Krakow has traditionally been one of the leading centers of Polish academic, cultural, and artistic life and is one of Poland’s most important economic hubs.
WARSAW – it is the capital and largest city of Poland. It is located on the Vistula River, in east-central Poland. It is ranked as one of the most livable cities in Central and Eastern Europe. The first historical reference to Warsaw dates back to the year 1313, when initially Krakow served as the Polish capital city.
WROCLAW – is the largest city in western Poland. It is situated on the River Odra in the Silesian Lowlands of Central Europe, Wroclaw is the historical capital of Silesia and Lower Silesia. The city is going to be European Capital of Culture, World Book Capital and host European Film Awards in 2016.
WIELICZKA – The Wieliczka Salt Mine, located in the town of Wieliczka in southern Poland, lies within the Krakow metropolitan area. The Wieliczka mine is often referred to as “the Underground Salt Cathedral of Poland.” In 1978 it was placed on the original UNESCO list of the World Heritage Sites. It also houses a private rehabilitation and wellness complex. The mine, built in the 13th century, produced table salt continuously until 2007, as one of the world’s oldest salt mines still in operation
Art and history
Art influences society and history by changing opinions, instilling values and translating experiences across space and time. Research has shown art affects the fundamental sense of self. Painting, sculpture, music, literature and the other arts are often considered to be the repository of a society’s collective memory. Whenever you want to combine History with Art, these are the tours for you!
Docent-led tours are an excellent way to see the highlights of any Museum. Many museums have regular free tours for visitors. Groups of 10 or more visitors generally need to schedule in advance to guarantee availability. Self-guided tours, school field trips, and guided tours for walk-in visitors are also available.
Sign language, oral interpreters, assisted listening devices, and descriptive guide experiences for the visually impaired may be requested with advance notice for tours and events. One week advance notice is recommended.
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