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History

Join Poland at War Tours as we run through Poland's UNESCO World Heritage Sites – learn all about Poland's fascinating history.
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Join Poland at War Tours as we discuss the political landscape and events that led up to the bloodiest, most destructive war in the history of mankind.
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As home to Europe’s largest medieval square and with an Old Town included on UNESCO’s first-ever list of World Heritage Sites, Kraków is one of Poland’s greatest cities for history lovers.  With its array of stand-out architectural gems, museums, and sites of deep historical importance, you’ll have plenty to explore on a visit to Poland’s...
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The largest city in western Poland, Wrocław, is a bustling hub of creative and cultural life. Throughout its long and tumultuous history, Wrocław has fallen under the control of Poland, Germany, and the Kingdom of Hungary. Due to its then predominantly German population, the city was widely known by its German name Breslau until the...
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Old crane Gdansk
If you’re passionate about history, then Gdańsk is a must-visit European destination. Though inhabited by Baltic tribes since the Bronze Age, the city’s recorded history began in 997 AD when Saint Adalbert of Prague baptized the inhabitants of Gdańsk.Before Adalbert’s arrival, the native Old Prussian (or Baltic Prussian) tribespeople would have worshipped pre-Christian deities. Their...
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Warsaw Old Town from Above
Join Poland at War as we look at Warsaw's attempted destruction during WW2 and its eventual rebirth into the vibrant, capital city it is today.
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Never Again Video
Poland at War Tours director and operator Damien explains why he has such a deep interest in WW2 Poland
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Railway to Auschwitz
A memorial to humankind's most tragic chapter, and the world's most important surviving WWII site. But should Auschwitz be preserved? Read more.
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Old Town Krakow by Water
Poland is a destination with depth, offering an array of fascinating historical sites, vibrant cities and culture, and breathtaking countryside. Read more!
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