Poland’s long thousand year history has been reflected in its architecture. When travelling across the country it is easy to find examples of buildings and monuments created in different styles. Even though Poland was invaded many times in the past, it still boasts magnificent and precious material heritage. In a journey through different époques, one encounters various treasures: from modest Romanesque and red brick Gothic churches, imposing castles, rich Baroque temples and magnificent palaces, elegant neoclassical houses and mansions, to modern-style 20th century buildings, Communist-era architecture, impressive high-rises… Picture would not be complete without traditional rural architecture, varied sacral structures, industrial factories, engineering achievements, fortifications, etc. Old and new mix together in this fascinating land.