Top 9 historical towns to visit in Poland

  • Cieszyn

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    Cieszyn is a border town in southern Poland. In 1920 Cieszyn Silesia was divided between Poland and Czechoslovakia. The larger part of the town joined Poland as Cieszyn. The smaller western suburbs became part of Czechoslovakia as a new town called Český Těšín. Three bridges connect the twin towns.
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  • Sandomierz

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    Sandomierz is one of the oldest and historically most significant towns in Poland. The most notable landmarks are the Royal Castle, Cathedral Basilica, Jan Długosz House, cathedral bell tower, Collegium Gostomianum, Old Town with the town hall in the middle.
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  • Giżycko

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    Giżycko is a popular summer tourist destination in Masurian Lake District. It is home to many historical monuments, including a 14th-century Teutonic castle.
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  • Ustka

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    Ustka is a popular summer holiday destination and a fishing port on the south coasts of the Baltic. There are two sand beaches, separated by the river Słupia.
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  • Pszczyna

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    Pszczyna is a town in southern Poland. It is worth visiting because of the Old Town, with the layout dating back to the Middle Ages, Pszczyna Castle and the historical Park of Pszczyna.
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  • Tykocin

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    Tykocin is a small town near the Białystok city and one of the oldest settlements in the region. Main toursit attractions are Tykocin Royal Castle and the Baroque Tykocin Synagogue, which is one of the best preserved in Poland from that period.
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  • Lądek-Zdrój

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    Lądek-Zdrój, known in English as Landek, is a spa town situated in southwestern Poland. It is a picturesque spa town with rich historical architecture, numerous sanatoriums, parks and gardens, including an arboretum, considered one of the oldest spa towns in Poland.
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  • Uniejów

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    Uniejów is a spa town known for its Thermal Park which consists of a number of both outdoor and indoor thermal pools. Also, there is a 14th-century castle with a landscape park, regarded as one of the best-preserved parks of central Poland.
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  • Złoty Stok

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    Złoty Stok is a town in south-western Poland. The name Złoty Stok means "golden hillside" in Polish and is a reference to the fact that a gold deposit was mined here in the Middle Ages. There are a number of historical monuments in the town, including a museum of gold mining and metallurgy.
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