Historic sites in Poland

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.

Poland: Site Index

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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.

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Cloth Hall - Krakow

Cloth Hall is a famous market in Krakow, which was first opened in the middle ages.

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Krakow Archaeological Museum

Krakow Archaeological Museum is explores the history of Poland’s Lesser region.

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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.

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KZ Majdanek

KZ Majdanek was a Nazi concentration camp near Lublin in Poland, operational from 1941 to 1944.

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Malbork Castle

Malbork Castle in northern Poland was the medieval fortified castle of the Teutonic Knights.

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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

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

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 charts the history of Poland’s capital city.

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 commemorated those who fought in the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.


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

Warsaw Ghetto

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

Warsaw Rising Museum

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

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Wawel Castle

Wawel Castle is an iconic fortified castle complex in Krakow and the former seat of the Polish monarchy.

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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.

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Wilanow Palace

Wilanow Palace is a late seventeenth century Baroque palace in Warsaw, built by King Jan III Sobieski, and an art museum.

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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.