What you need to know about insurance for Schengen
An insurance policy is needed not only to obtain the coveted Schengen visa, although this item is also included in the list of mandatory document requirements for all visa centers.…

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5 main reasons to visit Poland
Poland is an attractive and amazing country. It has picturesque old cities and medieval architecture, wild forests and sandy beaches, rich city life and amazing cuisine. Here are 5 main…

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Poland, Wieliczka - a story above the earth
When Wieliczka sounds, probably each of us will come to mind the famous salt mine in southern Poland. This eponymous town offers tourists not only beauty in its dungeon, but…

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Cathedral of St. Mary Magdalene in Wroclaw

The Cathedral of St. Mary Magdalene (Katedra sw. Marii Magdaleny) is a Gothic church located near the central market square of the city. It was built in the 13th century, although the first church in its present place appeared already at the end of the 11th century. During the Mongol invasion, the church was destroyed, and the next one was destroyed by fire in the mid-14th century. After that, a new large church was built in its place in a severe Gothic style, placing more than impressive bells on the towers. The towers were completed in 1488, and several side chapels were added in the 15th and 16th centuries. In 1525, it became Protestant and remained so until the end of World War II, after which it was made a non-cathedral Catholic Cathedral. Continue reading

Grunwald

Grunwald is the site of a great battle, a bloody battle, the feat of arms of a army of many thousands, when a huge unified Polish-Lithuanian army (about 29 thousand soldiers) led by Vladislav Jagailo defeated the 21 thousandth army of the crusaders of the Teutonic Order. It is difficult to describe in words how much this place means to the Poles, it’s easier to give a couple of comparisons. Grunwald is somewhat Polish Kulikovo field or the famous Borodino, which once and for all turned the tide of the war. In a word, a place of greatness, pride and joy. I must say, very deserved. Continue reading

Where to stay in Wroclaw, area and hotels

The area and the hotel where we stay on a trip largely determine our further relations with the city and Wroclaw is no exception. A good impression of the city and minimizing all unpleasant moments means the place of spending the night was chosen correctly. The requirements for the place of our stop in Wroclaw were simple.

Walking distance to the bus stop number 106, which goes to the airport
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Xenge Castle
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…

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Gdansk Old Town
The historical center of Gdansk, where the main attractions are concentrated, is called the Main City, and everything that is located north of Pivnaya Street is called Old Town. The…

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Rating of the best cities in Poland
Moving to Poland it is important to choose a city where you will feel comfortable and safe. Many emigrants who leave for Poland have their own image of an ideal…

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Poland - a journey beyond the beauty of Lesser Poland Voivodeship
In the coming weeks, we will discover the amazing natural and cultural attractions of the Lesser Poland Voivodeship. Our starting point will be the city of Zakopane, which is also…

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