Warsaw is the capital of Poland and, with 1.7 million inhabitants, its largest city. It is located on the Vistula River, roughly equidistant from both the Baltic Sea in the north and the Carpathian Mountains in the south.
(The City Hall in the Renaissance town of Zamość, a UNESCO World Heritage site)
The city of Cracow used to be the capital of Poland for nearly 6 centuries. The city has a compact centre filled with historical buildings. The centerpiece of the city is without a doubt Wawal Hill with its imposing castle.