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Malbork Castle

Malbork Castle

Only a thirty minute train ride from Gdansk railway station is the stunning castle of Malbork. This red brick, low rise castle seems to hover above the river Nogat and is considered by many to be one of the most beautiful castles in the world and it’s not difficult to see why. The Teutonic Knights […]

Warsaw Uprising Museum

Warsaw Uprising Museum

The Warsaw Uprising Museum is a fitting testament to the men, women and children who courageously took up arms against the Nazis to try and reclaim their freedom. It’s a chapter in history that is little known outside of Poland but for many Poles the Warsaw Uprising embodied the fighting spirit and defiance of the […]

World War Two Museum

World War Two Museum

Gdansk is blessed with a number of museums that are well worth a visit if you’re in the area and the World War 2 museum in Gdansk is one of the most popular attractions in the country. It is located just a few kilometres across from Westerplatte (the location where the opening shots of World […]

Auschwitz-Birkenau

Auschwitz-Birkenau

In the sleepy south of Poland lies a small town by the name of Oswiecim, a name that most people have never heard of. When the Nazis invaded Poland and the occupation of the country was complete then it was very, very common for the Nazis to German-ise the names of Polish places so for […]

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