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There are many beautiful sights in Poland, but today Zamek Ksiaz Castle is especially popular among tourists. The palace, built in the 13th century, is located near the town of Walbrzych, which is 80 kilometers from Wroclaw and 460 kilometers from the Polish capital. The time spent on the journey to the Xenge castle will more than pay off with new impressions and emotions from visiting a medieval architectural monument. The first thing that surprises tourists who find themselves here is the impressive size of the palace. Xenge Castle has several hundred luxuriously decorated rooms and halls. Continue reading
Warsaw (Warszawa) – the capital of Poland since 1596. The population of 1.7 million inhabitants, with suburbs of 2.88 million.
The first settlements on the territory of modern Warsaw date back to the 10th century. At the beginning of the XV-XVI centuries, Warsaw was the capital of the Principality of Mazovia, in 1596 – 1795 – throughout Poland, in the years 1807-13 – the Duchy of Warsaw (actually under the French protectorate), from 1815 – the kingdom of Poland (as part of the Russian Empire). Continue reading
In our countries, the post-Belogor period is still often perceived as a dark age. But it was precisely in this “dark” time that many of our greatest artistic treasures came into being, which were created by such masters as Karel Shkreta, Jan Blazhey Santini Aichl or father and son Dintsenhofer. Neighboring Poland is also proud of the wonderful Baroque treasures that arose, in fact, as a result of the Thirty Years War. However, part of today’s Poland at that time was part of the Czech Crown Lands. Continue reading