Poland - Country of Wonders

One of the biggest attraction - Wieliczka Salt Mine.

Wieliczka Salt Mine

The establishment of a Polish state can be traced back to 966, the first Christian ruler of Poland, Mieszko I is considered the creator of the Polish state.

There is lots to see; there is lots to explore; Poland is wonderful country with rich culture, turbulent history this country should be on every one list "must to see"

Poland - Country of History

Malborg one of the biggest castles in the world if not the bigesst.

St. Mary's Basilica, KrakowSt. Mary's Basilica, Krakow
The polish history is long and colourful, established as a country in 966 AD. In 1569 creation of the Polish–Lithuanian commonwealth Poland became very prosperous and powerful country till the mid-17th century the huge state entered a period of decline caused by devastating wars and by the deterioration of the country's political system. The independent existence of the Commonwealth ended in 1795. Poland regain independence after World War I in 1918. In 1939 it start another War the World War II, when Germany and the Soviet Union invaded Poland. The War end it in 1945 and Poland became a communist satellite state of the Soviet Union. By the late 1980s the Polish reform movement Solidarity became crucial in bringing about a peaceful transition from a communist state to the capitalist economic system and to liberal parliamentary democracy. This process resulted in the creation of the modern Polish state—the Polish Third Republic.
The Wawel Royal CastleThe Wawel Royal Castle

Poland - Coutry of Culture

Polish traditional folk dance Krakowiak from the region of Krakow.

The early Slavs lay the foundation of Polish culture with thousand-year history mixing with many other ethnic groups and minorities living in Poland, all these factors have contributed to the versatile nature of Polish culture. Cultural periods of Poland; medieval Poland from the late 10th to 15th century, Renaissance 15th to the 16th century, Baroque 16th to the mid-18th century, Enlightenment second half of the 18th century, Romanticism around 19th century, Positivism lasting until the turn of the 20th century, Young Poland between 1890 and 1918, Interbellum 1918–1939, World War II (1939–1945), People's Republic of Poland until the 1989 Autumn of Nations, and Modern.
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