Over 1.7 million tourists from 200 countries visited the Wieliczka salt mine, outside the southern Polish city of Krakow in 2017, 200,000 more than in the previous year. "This is a historic record of attendance", Monika Szczepa from the mine told PAP.
Processions to commemorate the biblical visit of the three Magi to the infant Jesus were held in 644 Polish and 16 foreign towns and cities as the country observed the Feast of the Epiphany on Saturday.
The 'First Look' international festival of new, innovative cinema begins on Friday in New York.
In 2017, 2.1 million people visited the former Nazi German death camp Auschwitz, in southern Poland, the Auschwitz Museum reported on its website on Wednesday. This is 50,000 more than in 2016, when the number of visitors for the first time exceeded 2 milion.