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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Poland: Nowy Targ - a city where you can buy everything
Who does not know, probably the most famous market in Poland, in the city of Nowy Targ? Twice a week, thousands of people are sent here for the real prospect…

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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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banks of the Vistula

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

Kurnitsky castle
In Kurnik there is a castle that attracts many tourists. It was built in the 15th century, but received the present form of the English neo-Gothic style only in the…

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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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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…

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Poland: Krakow - the city of kings and dragon
Krakow - once the capital of Poland, and today one of the most beautiful architectural gems of Europe. The whole city is permeated with a medieval spirit, reinforced by the…

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