Poland, Swidnica and Yavor - churches of the World
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…

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Moving to Warsaw: how to feel at home faster
Someone once called Warsaw eastern Paris - for its baroque beauty, elegant regality and quiet charm. But World War II ruthlessly destroyed more than 85% of urban buildings, and the…

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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…

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some critics

Warsaw

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

Zhurav
The crane (that is, the "crane") above Motlava, undoubtedly, "makes" a view of Gdansk from the river. His appearance is extremely characteristic and recognizable. Not a single photograph of the…

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Mariacki Church in Gdansk
The Mariack Cathedral in Gdansk is astounding and even slightly suppresses with its austere monumentality. Its construction, which began in 1343, took almost 160 years. The length of the cathedral…

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Poland, Poznan: a city on the Warta River
A trip to Poznan will lead us to one of the oldest cities in Poland. As soon as you learn something about the ancient history of the city, during your…

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Poland, Warsaw - a forgotten city
The largest city in Poland and its capital - Warsaw - probably only a few will imagine how interesting to go. We were also skeptical at first, but the journey…

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