Poland

Wilanow Palace

Wilanów Palace in Warsaw is the pearl of Polish Baroque and one of the main palace complexes of the country. It is located at the end of the Royal Highway, on the outskirts of the city. The palace was built at the end of the XVII century for King Jan Sobieski as a country residence. …

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Kazimierz 

Despite the fact that Kazimierz today is not a separate city, People Travel advises to devote at least a few hours to this place. This Jewish district of Krakow lost its independence only in the XIX century, so each street keeps imprints of its own unique history here. Poles and Jews have always lived in …

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Czartoryski Museum

The Czartoryski Museum is located on Piarska Street in the building of the arsenal and three neighboring burgher houses. It founded in 1801 by Isabella Czartoryska and then located in the family estate of Czartoryski in Puławy. The museum moved to Krakow only in 1878. The most valuable exhibits of the museum – the paintings …

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Polish Army Museum

In the same building with the National Museum is the Museum of the Polish Army (Muzeum Wojska Polskiego), which contains exhibits telling about the history and glorious victories of the Polish army. Here you can see the uniforms of the Polish army of different historical periods, a rich collection of armor, vestments and samples of …

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National Museum Krakow

The National Museum of Krakow (Muzeum Narodowe w Krakowie) founded in 1879. The beginning of the collection laid by the painting by Henryk Siemiradzki “Lights of Christianity. Torches of Nero”. The artist himself presented it to the museum being created, after which his example was followed by other authors. The first exhibition opened in 1883, …

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Chopin Museum

The Fryderyk Chopin Museum is located in Warsaw’s Chopin Institute. The largest center dedicated to the work of the Polish composer. Here they keep the memory of the great creator and talk about his life and musical activity. The structure of the museum also includes a branch – Chopin’s home and a park in the …

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Warsaw Barbican

The Warsaw Barbican is one of the surviving structures that are part of a complex of historical fortifications that once surround Warsaw. It was founded in 1540 and is a semicircular outpost. Previously, the powerful structure had four towers designed by the Italian Giovanni Battista, and a drawbridge, which, unfortunately, has not survived to this …

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Warszawska Syrenka

Walking through the streets of Warsaw, it difficult not to notice that the city is flooded with statues of a mermaid, as well as drawings, carvings and other types of jewelry with her image. This not just a coincidence, because this mythological creature with a fish tail seen on the coat of arms of Warsaw …

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Malbork Castle

Malbork Castle (Marienburg) founded by the Teutonic Knights in 1274 in honor of the Virgin Mary. In 1309 it became the residence of the Grand Master of the Teutonic Order. During the Battle of Grunwald in 1410, Malbork withstood a siege by Polish-Lithuanian troops, but was sold for debts. In the XVII century, the fortress …

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