Sightseeing in Poland

Overview by Globlatrade.net:

Tourism and Culture

Different Forms of Tourism

Historical
There are many historic monuments to visit: Wilanow Palace, The Castle and Cathedral of Wawel or Malbork Castle.
Cultural
Cinemas, theater, ballet and opera, art galleries and museums in the large towns, such as the Czartoryski Museum in Krakow.
Nature
Poland is known for its many parks and natural reserves.
Kampinos National Park
Bieszczady National Park
Bialowieza National Park
Slowinski National Park
Lazienki Park
Religious
In Poland there are a large number of churches, especially Catholic ones. There are also Orthodox places of worship.
The Jasna Gora Monastery (Czestochowa) is very well known.
Thermal
There are many thermal spas in Poland.
Beach
The northern front of the country is open to the Baltic sea. There are many seaside resorts and sand beaches along the coast. The lakes of Mazuria are also a favorite destination for their beaches and numerous water sports.
Winter Sports
Cross country skiing and skating are practised almost all over the country.
Alpine skiing can be practised in some resorts in the south of the country, especially in Zakopane.
Outdoor Activities
Fishing, hiking, white water activities and equestrian activities.
Shopping

Glass and enamelware, handwoven rugs, silverware, handmade jewellery with amber and silver, dolls in regional costumes, woodcarvings and clay and metal sculptures.
 
 

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Individual and Civic Freedoms

Political Freedom
Widespread
Civil Liberty
1/7
Freedom of the Press
The Polish media are free and put forward a wide range of political, economic and cultural opinions.
World Ranking of Freedom of the Press According to "Reporters sans Frontières", 2009 report : 37/175
Evolution: 12 places up compared to 2008
For Further Information, Consult Worldwide Press Freedom Index 2009, Reporters Without Borders
Free Access to the Internet
Total
Freedom of Assembly
Respected
Rule of Law
Guaranteed
Personal Autonomy and Individual Rights
Widespread
Women's Condition
Relatively good
For Further Information
Freedom House
American Secretariat of State
The annual report on freedom of the press by Reporters without Borders
Human Rights Watch

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Religion

Degree of Freedom
Freedom of religion is guaranteed by the law. In practice, the government usually respects this right.
Beliefs
Catholics 95%
Orthodox Christians 1.8%
Others 3.2%.
Role of Religion in Society
Religion plays an important part in Polish society and is deeply rooted in Polish culture.

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