A trip to Poland usually means a trip to Auschwitz, Auschwitz was the largest extermination center for European Jews during the Second World War. Other things to do in Poland include a trip to the salt mine which is 14km southeast of Krakow. The Poles have been mining salt there for over 700 years. The Monastery of Jasna Gora is another great experience. Visitors are free wander around the monastery without a guide, but there are audio guides available. Kazimierz is a suburb of Krakow, and its colorful history, old churches, and synagogues as well as its rustic atmosphere have been attracting visitors for years.
Warsaw’s Jewish Ghetto is another attraction, and the 13th century Cathedral of Ss John the Baptist and John the Evangelist is a gothic site that is well worth a visit. St Mary’s Church and Towers is another important thing to see in Krakow. The church was built in the 13th century, and it was destroyed in the 15th century.
Other great things to do in Poland include visiting the seaport city of Gdnask, visiting Torun, the birthplace of Copernicus, and spending some time in Slowinski National Park, as well as spending a day or two in Wroclaw, which is the four largest city in Poland.