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Gdańsk, Poland

Gdańsk Shipyard

A floundering Polish shipyard was once the soul of the Solidarity movement that capsized communism.
Ketrzyn, Poland

The Wolf's Lair

This Nazi ruin was the site where Hitler was almost blown up by a suitcase bomb.
Kętrzyn County, Poland

Mazurolandia

A miniatures park with a model of Wolf's Lair as it looked during World War II.
Szymbark, Poland

Upside-Down House

Communism's topsy-turvy effect on Poland has been brought to life in this wacky tourist trap.
Bochnia, Poland

Bochnia Salt Mine

Poland's oldest salt mine has nearly everything one needs to live underground forever.
Wieliczka, Poland

Wieliczka Salt Mine

An underground city of salt.
Krakow, Poland

Nowa Huta

This sprawling concrete suburb of Kraków was designed by the Soviet Union as the model proletarian city.
Krakow, Poland

Kościuszko Mound

This man-made mound monument was built out of soil from all across the Polish empire.
Krakow, Poland

Collegium Maius

Poland's oldest surviving university building holds a wealth of historic science instruments including some used by Copernicus.
Poznań, Poland

Poznan June 1956 Monument

An impressive monument to Poland's independence.
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw Fotoplastikon

A 19th-century picture show in 3-D.
Warsaw, Poland

Keret House

The world’s narrowest house makes for an awkward, four-foot-wide living space.
Torun, Poland

Nicolaus Copernicus House

Museum dedicated to "the man who moved the Earth."
Szałe, Poland

Szczepan Mucha's Wooden Sculptures

Disturbing works of outsider art, carved from whole logs.