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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
Originally a Slavic settlement, later a defense castle, today it is a historical landmark with a park and views of the Czech Tesin, Silesian and Moravian-Silesian Beskids.
At the beginning of the 19th century, a romantic-style park with a scientific route was built on the site of the ruins of an ancient medieval castle. The path to Castle Hill (Góra Zamkowa) leads to the southwestern slope through a natural landscape complex – an area of ivy, a park alley, a forest with memorable trees – to the preserved historical buildings or their remains. Instead of a guide, there is an information board with text in three languages. Continue reading
After a long time, we will again go to Poland, more specifically to the village of Yablonka. For Slovaks, this village is closely connected with bargains, but in today’s article we will also tell you about its history and tourist attractions in its vicinity.
In Poland, we have already visited Nowy Targ – a city where you can buy everything, known mainly by the market, but Yablonka is still very different from it. Namely, the size of the market or population. Yablonka is a small village with a population of up to 5000, of course, the comparison is indicated from the point of view of Poland. Continue reading