Poland, Cieszyn: Castle Hill
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…

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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, 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 first half of the 19th century. The castle houses a library of 320 thousand volumes, a museum with collections of furniture, sculptures, paintings, military equipment, porcelain and fabrics.

The fortress is surrounded by a large park, founded in the 18th century. – one of the largest dendrological parks in Poland. 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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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…

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Poland, Wieliczka - a story above the earth
When Wieliczka sounds, probably each of us will come to mind the famous salt mine in southern Poland. This eponymous town offers tourists not only beauty in its dungeon, but…

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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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