Top 12 unusual places to visit in Poland

  • Wolf's Lair

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    The Wolf's Lair served as Adolf Hitler's first Eastern Front military headquarters in World War II. Discover the site of the infamous assassination attempt against Hitler on 20 July 1944. The Wolf's Lair is a fascinating and unique destination for those interested in the history of the Third Reich.
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  • Wieliczka Salt Mine

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    The Wieliczka Salt Mine, located in southern Poland and excavated from the 13th century, has been producing table salt continuously since then. Its attractions include the shafts and passageways, an underground lake, four chapels and numerous statues carved by miners out of the rock salt.
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  • Crooked Forest

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    The Crooked Forest is a grove of oddly-shaped pine trees located in the village of Nowe Czarnowo in north-western Poland. The site is open to the public and serves as a notable tourist attraction in the region.
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  • Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum

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    The Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum is a museum on the site of the Auschwitz concentration camp in Oświęcim, Poland. It is a World Heritage Site since 1979 and has been preserved by the Polish government in memory of the 1.1 million people who died there during the Holocaust.
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  • Christ the King Statue

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    Christ the King is a 33-meter tall statue of Jesus Christ in Świebodzin, western Poland, completed in 2010. It is the tallest Jesus statue in the world according to the Guinness Book of World Records.
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  • Kolorowe Jeziorka

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    Kolorowe Jeziorka, located in Rudawy Janowickie, is a unique and unusual tourist attraction in Poland, consisting of three artificial ponds formed in place of former mines at the slope of Wielka Kopa mountain.
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  • Krynica Morska

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    Krynica Morska is a resort town on the Vistula Spit in northern Poland. It is the main tourist destination on the Vistula Spit. The town is surrounded by evergreen pine and beech forests, with long sandy beaches and high white dune hills that offer stunning views of the Baltic Sea.
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  • Słowiński National Park

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    Słowiński National Park lies on the Baltic Sea coast in northern Poland. It consists of 32.5 kilometers of coastline and offers many cycling and hiking trails, as well as long empty beaches and stunning forests.
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  • Ciechocinek

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    Ciechocinek is a unique spa town in north-central Poland, known for its saline graduation towers that are used for curing various diseases.
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  • Kostrzyn Fortress

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    Kostrzyn (Küstrin) Fortress is a massive complex of fortifications on the border of Poland and Germany. It was erected and used between the 15th and 20th centuries. Currently the most of the former fortress buildings are located on the Polish side.
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  • Historic Silver Mine in Tarnowskie Góry

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    Step back in time and experience the hardships of miners in the 18th and 19th centuries at the Historic Silver Mine in Tarnowskie Góry, Poland. The mine is normally open for tourists, and guided tours in several languages take place every day.
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  • Lawendowe pole

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    Lawendowe pole near Olsztyn is a lavender plantation with a museum, accommodation, and a shop.
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