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Golden Pin: Poland’s top tourist attractions awarded by Google

Golden Pin awards are given by Google Maps to the travel destinations most appreciated by users and Poland’s tourist attractions have just received 16 of the much-desired distinctions.

It has been 15 years since the launch of Google Maps, a service which offers satellite and aerial images, maps and panoramic views of streets as well as route planning for travelling. To celebrate, Google Maps, which enjoys traffic of over 1 billion users all over the world every month, decided to award Golden Pins.

Based on the opinions of its Maps’ users, Google has selected one top-rated spot in each of Poland’s 16 provinces.

The winners include:

  • Warsaw Royal Łazienki Park
  • a 13th-century Teutonic castle in Malbork
  • Historic Bridges in Stańczyki
  • Wawel Castle in the southern city of Kraków
  • Krzyżtopór Castle in Ujazd
  • Wrocław’s Africarium
  • Opole’s Philharmonics
  • The Chrobry Embankments
  • The Branicki Palace
  • The Live Gingerbread Museum in Toruń
  • Międzyrzecz Fortified Region – Museum of Fortifications and Bats in Pniewo
  • The Zamoyski Museum in Kozłówka
  • The Rose Passage
  • The Cytadela Park
  • Folk Architecture Museum in Sanok
  • Guido Mine

source: PAP/