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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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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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…

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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 architectural appearance of the latter was formed in the 13-17 centuries, when Gdansk was called Danzig, belonged to the Teutonic Order, and then became a free trading city. Most buildings were destroyed by World War II bombs, but after they were rebuilt by Polish restorers. True, the reconstruction of the Church of the Virgin Mary, the largest brick church in Europe, is still not completed. Continue reading

Warsaw
In the palace, where the Polish king once dined, the music of Chopin sounds. During the break of the summer concert for the piano, a person will not be surprised…

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Malbork
Malbork - the Polish name, in German it sounds like Marienburg - was founded in 1276 as the castle of the Teutonic Knight's Order. The castle, an area of ​​about…

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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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Poland, Poznan: a city on the Warta River
A trip to Poznan will lead us to one of the oldest cities in Poland. As soon as you learn something about the ancient history of the city, during your…

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