Many tourist are attracted to Poland due to its unique and eventful history. Traces of the country’s past can be seen in every city and every different regions. Powers like the Piast, one of Europe’s oldest dynasties, later on the Jagiellons, the Teutonic Knights, the trades of tits Baltic towns as part of medieval Hanseatic League, the battlegrounds of WWII., the atrocities of the Holocaust, rule by Soviet Communism and the wave of political change after 1980, have all left behind mementos of varied and often times painful history.