This city reborn from ashes represents a unique mixture of tradition and modernity. From the Old Town and the Royal Castle, through monumental buildings of the communist era to “intelligent” skyscrapers – you have it all in one place. Read more andseephotos of Warsaw
Forests and wetlands, natural habitat for hundreds of bird species, unique plants and turtles. See photos from Poleski National Park.
THE BATTLE OF WARSAW (1656)
Photo coverage of the reenactment of the Battle of Warsaw (1656) between allied forces of Sweden and Brandenburg against Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. Participation of over 230 performers from 22 historical reenactment groups and 40 horses made it the biggest reenactment in Warsaw so far. See photo coverage and read about the history of 17th century.
THE OLSZYNKA GROCHOWSKA BATTLE (1831)
In February, the Skaryszewski Park in the Praga district of Warsaw hosts an unusual event: the reenactment of the historical battle of Olszynka Grochowska. See photos from the Battle made in 2006 and today, February 24th, 2007.
White storks are a hallmark of Poland's countryside. As migrating birds, they arrive in early spring to breed and leave again in the autumn. Poland has the largest number of white storks residents per square kilometer – over 40.000 pairs nest here every year. Read more about white storks and see photos
With its thousand years of history, the former residence of kings and a significant cultural center attracts millions of tourists every year with it's medieval architecture, arts and vibrant night-life. Read more and see photos of Kraków