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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Krakow - a city of talking stones
The university city of Krakow is the capital of the Lesser Poland Voivodeship in southern Poland. This is an amazingly beautiful town, living in a halo of history, art, culture…

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Baggage rules on flights
Baggage regulations vary by airline and flight. Of course, there are general points, but each carrier sets its own standards. Because of what, tourists are often confused in a lot…

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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 capital of Poland had to start life anew. It still rises from the ashes, and if the reconstructed sights – the Palace and Market Squares, the Royal Castle – can be blamed for some artificiality (although they were restored carefully and carefully), then little-known corners outside the center still retain their cherished authenticity. Continue reading

Baggage rules on flights

Baggage regulations vary by airline and flight. Of course, there are general points, but each carrier sets its own standards. Because of what, tourists are often confused in a lot of nuances, sometimes in the hustle and bustle they forget to study how much and what can be taken, which leads to unnecessary troubles: bickering at the check-in, the need to urgently re-pack suitcases, something to subtilize by weight or even throw things away. “The subtleties of tourism” prepared a small cheat sheet that will help to put everything in its place – to understand the “baggage tricks” and fly away without nerves. Continue reading

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 architectural appearance of the latter was formed in the 13-17 centuries, when Gdansk was called Danzig, belonged to the Teutonic Order, and then became a free trading city. Most buildings were destroyed by World War II bombs, but after they were rebuilt by Polish restorers. True, the reconstruction of the Church of the Virgin Mary, the largest brick church in Europe, is still not completed. Continue reading

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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: Krakow, the Jewish city of Kazimierz
Krakow, this amazing, charismatic and historic city has so many temptations for visitors that it would be a pity to go there only on weekends. If you have not heard…

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Wroclaw Cathedral
Wroclaw Cathedral (Poland) - description, history, location. Exact address and website. Reviews of tourists, photos and videos. The Cathedral in Wroclaw is consecrated in honor of John the Baptist. This…

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Independent travel to Poland
Poland is a neighbor of Ukraine and the main transit country to the EU and the Schengen zone (which is a sin to hide). In addition, Ukraine and Poland have…

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