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Karviná, Czechia

The Leaning Church of St. Peter of Alcantara

Once overlooking the town, this church now resides on a permanent tilt.
Ostrava, Czechia

Lower Vítkovice

A massive 1830s industrial site once known as Czechia's "Iron Heart" has been transformed into a playground of science, technology, and art.
Raciborz, Poland

The Dental Museum and Mummy of Racibórz

The biggest exposition of dental equipement in Europe. And a Mummy.
Gmina Leśnica, Poland

St. Annaberg Thingstätte

One of the largest amphitheaters in Europe is a former Nazi gathering place that still stands today.
Gliwice, Poland

Gliwice Radio Tower

Gliwice Radio Tower, likely the tallest wooden structure in the world.
Katowice, Poland

Spodek

While the U.S. and Soviet Union were engaged in a space race, Poland built a UFO on the ground.
Błędów, Poland

Błędów Desert

People in Poland have rallied to save this unnatural desert from being reclaimed by the forest.
Czestochowa, Poland

The World's Tallest Pope Statue

Brought to you by the makers of fiberglass dinosaurs.
Kłobuck County, Poland

Rębielice Królewskie Wind Turbine

Oldest wind turbine in Europe, constructed in 1932.
Szałe, Poland

Szczepan Mucha's Wooden Sculptures

Disturbing works of outsider art, carved from whole logs.
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw Fotoplastikon

A 20th-century picture show in 3-D.
Warsaw, Poland

Polish Army Museum

This extensive collection covers thousands of years of Polish military history.
Warsaw, Poland

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Museum

This biographical museum honors the groundbreaking scientist at her birthplace in Warsaw.
Warsaw, Poland

Battle of Grunwald Painting

This enormous 32-foot painting depicts Poland's greatest medieval battle in glorious detail.
Warsaw, Poland

Gallery of Medieval Art

One of the world's largest collections of medieval religious art.
Warsaw, Poland

'Greetings from Jerusalem Avenue'

An artificial date palm stands as a memorial to Warsaw's Jewish community.
Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki, Poland

Modlin Fortress Granary

In northeastern Poland, the ruins of a massive granary overlook the Narew River.
Warsaw, Poland

Grave of Rudolf Kwiek

The final resting place of the last "gypsy king" of Poland.
Warsaw, Poland

Marie Curie's Tree

A tree planted by Marie Curie is treasured by the Radium institute that she set up.
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw Gasworks Museum

Warsaw's fantastically preserved gasworks...almost.
Warsaw, Poland

Okopowa Street Jewish Cemetery

The final resting place of more than 200,000 people, this is one of the largest cemeteries in Europe.
Warsaw, Poland

The Monument Tree of Pawiak

A bronze replica of an elm tree that honors the victims that perished in Pawaik Prison.
Warsaw, Poland

The Museum of Dollhouses, Games and Toys

A delightful museum entirely dedicated to the tiny homes of dolls.
Warsaw, Poland

Galeria Forty / Forty

A hidden art gallery in an abandoned Warsaw fort.