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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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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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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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

Neptune Fountain in Gdansk
Neptune, which stands in front of the Court of Artus on Town Hall Square, is considered the immutable ruler of Gdansk and its personification. The well in this place has…

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Neptune Fountain in Gdansk
Neptune, which stands in front of the Court of Artus on Town Hall Square, is considered the immutable ruler of Gdansk and its personification. The well in this place has…

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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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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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