All the best things to do and places to visit in Wroclaw Poland, gathered in one place by locals.
Dzień dobry i cześć! Poland is a country in Central Europe with a rich history, beautiful architecture, great cuisine, and breathtaking landscapes varying from mountain ranges like Tatra Mountains, Pieniny, Bieszczady, or Beskidy, through Mazury - the land of lakes, to sandy beaches by the Baltic Sea. There is something for everyone, whether you want to explore big cities, dive into its fascinating culture and traditions, or simply relax in its peaceful countryside, Poland promises to leave you with unforgettable memories.
Capital: Warsaw Official language: Polish Currency: Polish Zloty (zł)
Fun Facts About Poland
- Malbork Castle is the largest castle in the world measured by land area. It was founded in the 13th century, in 1274, by the Teutonic Knights as a Teutonic castle and fortress. It’s also classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
- Some Polish surnames, ones that end in -cki/-cka or -ski/-ska, are gender dependent. For example, a Polish man will be called Kowalski, while a woman - Kowalska.
- Polish language is considered as one of the most difficult languages to learn in the world. It has quite a a complex grammar and also is known for having lots of consonants together, which makes it very hard for native English speakers to pronounce. Fell free to read that one: Raz w szuwarach się zaszywszy w jednym szyku wyszły trzy wszy. Po chwili się rozmnożywszy ruch w szuwarach stał się żywszy.
- Many world-famous people were, and are Polish. These are for example famous astronomer - Nicolaus Copernicus, the first woman who won a Nobel Prize - Maria Skłodowska-Curie, one of the world's most famous composers and virtuoso pianist - Frederic Chopin, Pope John Paul II, or professional football player - Robert Lewandowski.
- Polish people marry the youngest in European Union, on average at age 27.