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