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Historic sites in Poland

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If you’re looking to explore Historic Sites in Poland and the surrounding area then you can explore our interactive map above or navigate further by using the links below.

There’s a fantastic selection of  Historic Sites in Poland and you can plan some great things to see on your trips by browsing our selection. Once you’ve explored the  Historic Sites in Poland you can use our itinerary planner tool to plan out your trip and then print off a free pocket guidebook.

Our database of historic sites is growing all the time, but we may not cover them all. Remember, if you know of other  Historic Sites in Poland, you can always add them to Historvius now by visiting our upload page.

Historical sites in Poland : Site Index

  • Auschwitz Concentration Camp Auschwitz Concentration Camp
    Auschwitz Birkenau was the largest Nazi concentration camp or death camp during World War II and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
    Photo by tsaiproject (cc)

  • Cloth Hall - Krakow Cloth Hall - Krakow
    Cloth Hall is a famous market in Krakow, which was first opened in the middle ages.
    Photo by VMOS (cc)

  • Krakow Archaeological Museum Krakow Archaeological Museum
    Krakow Archaeological Museum is explores the history of Poland’s Lesser region.
    Photo by ed_and_don (cc)

  • Krakow Ghetto Wall Krakow Ghetto Wall
    Krakow Ghetto Wall is the last remaining wall of the Krakow Jewish ghetto created by the Nazis in during their occupation of Poland in World War II.
    Photo by muppetspanker (cc)

  • KZ Majdanek KZ Majdanek
    KZ Majdanek was a Nazi concentration camp near Lublin in Poland, operational from 1941 to 1944.
    Photo by Philos8 (cc)

  • Malbork Castle Malbork Castle
    Malbork Castle in northern Poland was the medieval fortified castle of the Teutonic Knights.
    Photo by Jeroen Fossaert (cc)

  • Nozyk Synagogue Nozyk Synagogue
    The only pre-war synagogue to survive the Nazi occupation of Warsaw, the Nozyk Synagogue is now a centre for the Jewish community of Warsaw.

  • The Barbakan The Barbakan
    Krakow’s Barbakan is one of the last vestiges of the city’s medieval fortifications.

  • The Florian Gate The Florian Gate
    The Florian Gate is a thirteenth century fortification in Krakow in Poland.

  • The Historical Museum of Warsaw The Historical Museum of Warsaw
    The Historical Museum of Warsaw charts the history of Poland’s capital city.

  • The Szczecin Museum The Szczecin Museum
    The Szczecin Museum explores the history of the Polish city of Szczecin.

  • The Warsaw Ghetto Fighters Monument The Warsaw Ghetto Fighters Monument
    The Warsaw Ghetto Fighters Monument commemorated those who fought in the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.

  • Umschlagplatz Umschlagplatz
    Umschlagplatz was the place from which the Jewish community of Warsaw were sent to death camps in World War II.

  • Warsaw Ghetto Warsaw Ghetto
    The Warsaw Ghetto was established by the Nazis to forcibly house the Jewish population of the city.

  • Warsaw Rising Museum Warsaw Rising Museum
    The Warsaw Rising Museum focuses on the Polish insurgency against Nazi German forces in 1944 during World War Two.

  • Wawel Castle Wawel Castle
    Wawel Castle is an iconic fortified castle complex in Krakow and the former seat of the Polish monarchy.
    Photo by tbertor1 (cc)

  • Wawel Cathedral Wawel Cathedral
    Wawel Cathedral is one of Krakow’s most significant historic sites and the burial place of many of its monarchs and national icons.
    Photo by bazylek100 (cc)

  • Wilanow Palace Wilanow Palace
    Wilanow Palace is a late seventeenth century Baroque palace in Warsaw, built by King Jan III Sobieski, and an art museum.
    Photo by alf.melin (cc)

  • Wolf’s Lair Wolf’s Lair
    The ‘Wolf’s Lair’ is the name given to Hitler’s headquarters in Poland during World War II and the site of Claus von Stauffenberg’s assassination attempt.
    Photo by Jeroen F (cc)

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