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Historic cities

Big cities like Krakow, Warsaw, Gdansk, Wroclaw etc. with many historic relics, museums and other tourist attractions are quite well known, so in our travel guide we want to present you also some small towns and villages often very picturesque Read More »


Polish kings of the Early Modern era wielded relatively little power and had rather shallow coffers; however real power lay in the hands of the nobility. That is the reason as to why the palaces built by the wealthiest Polish families, such as Read More »

Manor houses

A country manor house is traditionally regarded in Poland as a typical seat of gentry. This is where the ancestral, patriotic and religious customs were maintained and the so-called Sarmatian moral values cherished. From the 16th century Read More »

Museums in Poland

There are more than 750 museums in Poland, greatly differing in their character. Most significant for Polish cultural heritage are the museums in the royal castles: on Wawel Hill in Krakow and in Warsaw. Some museums are widely known, e.g. Read More »

Historic Centre of Warsaw

In 1944, during the Warsaw Uprising, Nazis destroyed completly 85% of the Warsaw Old Town. After the war Poles decided to rebuilt this the most beautiful part of their capital, carefully following preserved historic documentation, old plans, Read More »

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