Poland, Wieliczka I salt mine - history and modernity
World rarity in southern Poland attracts more than a million tourists annually to look into the womb of the earth. The salt world, which has arisen here over the centuries…

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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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Centenary Hall in Wroclaw
The Centennial Hall in Wroclaw, which used to be called the People’s Hall, is a historic building designed by architect Max Berg in 1911–1913, when the city was part of…

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Cieszyn: Castle Hill

Historical Museum of Warsaw

On May 28, 2017, after a two-year break, the doors of the Warsaw History Museum reopened to visitors. This event was marked by a bright holiday in the Market Square of the Old Town with performances by officials and a concert by the symphony orchestra. Employees see their mission not only in retelling historical events, but also in creating a strong connection between the modern capital of Poland and its symbols, traditions, and the lives of past generations of citizens. The reconstructed museum enters a new era of its development. Continue reading

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 is more than 100 meters, the height of the arches is about 30. This is the largest Gothic building in the city, the largest brick church in Europe and one of the largest European churches in general. The cathedral accommodates 25,000 people at the same time. 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

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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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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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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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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