In 1978, first two sites from Poland were inscribed on the UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage List: Krakow and Wieliczka. Today, the list includes fourteen unique places that you cannot miss.
Old City of Zamość
Zamość was founded in the 16th century by Chancellor Jan Zamoysky on the trade route linking western and northern Europe with the Black Sea.
Castle of the Teutonic Order in Malbork
The castle is considered World's largest brick building made by human hands.
Historic Centre of Warsaw
The historic centre of Warsaw is a unique example of a planned near-total reconstruction of a span of history covering the 13th to the 20th century.
Royal Salt Mines in Wieliczka and Bochnia
The deposits of rock salt in Wieliczka and Bochnia have been mined since the 13th century. The mines are the oldest of their type in the world.
Wooden Churches of Southern Małopolska
The wooden churches of southern Małopolska - Binarowa, Blizne, Dębno, Haczów, Lipnica Murowana, Sękowa - represent outstanding examples of the different aspects of medieval church-building traditions in Roman Catholic culture.
Churches of Peace in Jawor and Świdnica
The 17th century Churches of Peace in Silesia are the largest timber-framed religious buildings in Europe.
It is the Mannerist Architectural and Park Landscape Complex and Pilgrimage Park.
The Białowieża National Park is the only Polish natural heritage site on the UNESCO List.
Wooden Tserkvas of the Carpathian Region in Poland and Ukraine
The tserkvas built at the turn of the 16th century are the oldest objects of this type preserved in the territory of Polish and Ukrainian Carpathians.
Historic Centre of Krakow
The historic centre of Krakow was the first site from Poland to be inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Medieval Town of Toruń
Toruń was founded by the Teutonic Order, in the 13th century. The unique spatial layout of Toruń has remained unchanged for 700 years.
German Nazi Concentration Camp in occupied Poland 1940–1945 was the largest extermination camp of the Third Reich.