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Country : Poland
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Photos marked as were added from 23 September 2019.
|View of the city of Warsaw.|
|The Palace of Culture in Warsaw.|
|Nowy Swiat is part of the royal route that leads to the old town of Warsaw.|
|The statue of the famous Polish astronomer, Nicholas Copernicus, in Warsaw.|
|The Holy Cross Church was the site of fierce fighting during the Warsaw Uprising during World War 2.|
|The Ostrogski Palace, home to a museum for Chopin in Warsaw.|
|Statue of Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski (died 1981) who defended human rights during the Soviet period.|
|Radziwill Palace is the residence of the president.|
|The Carmelite Church in Warsaw dates from 1783.|
| Near the old city of Warsaw, the house of Marija Sklodowska.
Born in 1867, she is better known as Marie Curie.
|View towards the River Vistula in Warsaw.|
|St Annes Church with its free standing belfry.|
|The Royal Palace in Warsaw.|
|The old city of Warsaw was completely destroyed during World War 2 and was reconstructed from plans and photos.|
|Castle Square in old Warsaw.|
|The Royal Castle is the centre of old Warsaw.|
|The Royal Castle in the old city of Warsaw is a Polish national museum.|
|Reconstructed houses in Old Town Square in old Warsaw.|
|Street scene in the old city of Warsaw.|
|Old Town Square is the centrepiece of the reconstructed old city of Warsaw.|
|Street artist in Old Town Square.|
|Old Town Square is lined with assymetric old buildings (Warsaw).|
|Corner of Old Town Square.|
|Restaurant entrance in Old Town Square.|
|Cafe in Old Town Square.|
|Traditional pharmacy shop in Old Town Square.|
|Shop front in the old city.|
|Curved cobbled street.|
|The Barbican is part of the old citys fortifications.|
|The main gate to the old city.|
|Wawel Castle in Krakow was the seat of the Polish monarchy for 500 years.|
| Krakow Cathedral is in the castle grounds.
It dates from 1364 and has been the scene of royal coronations and funerals.
|View of the old city of Krakow from the castle hill.|
|The 16th century Cloth Hall in Rynek Glowny, the main square in old Krakow.|
| Rynek Glowny (Krakow). St Adalbert Church has a small dome.
Beyond is the 13th century St Mary's with two unequal towers.
|Building in the old part of Krakow.|
|Muscian in the old city of Krakow.|
|Carved building facade in Krakow.|
|Street scene in Krakow, a busy student city.|
|Astrolabe used by the astronomer Mikolaj Kopernik (Nicolas Copernicus) at Collegium Maius (Krakow).|
| The dining room of Collegium Maius, the oldest university in Poland (Krakow).
Copernicus, Marie Curie and Pope John Paul II were post-graduate students here.
|Wolnica Square in Kazimierz, Krakow.|
|The 14th century town hall in Kazimierz, a suburb of Krakow.|
|Remu'h Synagogue in Kazimierz dates from 1553.|
|Silver plate showing the Exodus in the Stara Synagogue in Kazimierz.|
|Entrance to Auschwitz concentration camp where 2 million people, mainly Jews, were killed by the Nazis during World War II.|
|The concentration camp at Oswiecim, better known by its German name, Auschwitz.|
|The kitchens at Auschwitz which was originally established as a work camp by the Nazis in 1940.|
|Auschwitz: tins of Cyclon B, a poison used to exterminate prisoners in the concentration camp.|
|In 1942 Auschwitz was converted into a death camp. 90 percent of the 2 million people killed here were Jews. Jewish prayer shawls of victims.|
|The possessions of the two million people killed at Auschwitz between 1942 and 1945 were kept and used by the Nazis.|
|The Nazis photographed their victims at Auschwitz. The captions give the name and the dates of birth, arrival and death.|
|Auschwitz is a memorial to the two million people killed by the Nazis during World War II. A drawing by an inmate showing conditions at the concentration camp.|
|Spartan sleeping conditions at Auschwitz. Most of the 2 million victims died in gas chambers but many died from the conditions, disease and overwork.|
|Entrance to the Birkanau Death Camp near Auschwitz. Most of the 2 million people killed by the Nazis died in the gas chambers here.|
|The Birkanau Death Camp was reached by rail. During World War II, the Nazis developed extermination on an industrial scale. Up to 2 million (mainly Jewish) people died here.|
|Figures carved from salt in the Wieliczka Salt Mine. The mine has been in use for 700 years and has 300km of tunnels.|
|The Last Supper carved from rock salt. St Kinga's Chapel is in a salt mine 101m below the ground in Wieliczka.|