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Some of those cities are well known, some of them you might never heard of.
Do you know, which is the third largest city in Poland? Which Polish city would you call the most beautiful and unique city in the world? Would you know which one is the oldest city in Poland?
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Copernicus was an internationally recognised Polish astronomer and mathematician, best known for the theory that the sun is at the centre of the universe.
His concept of a heliocentric solar system, in which sun rather than the earth is the centre of the solar system had a significant impact later on worker’s view of the universe, however was rejected by the Catholic church.
He studied astronomy at the University of Cracow in Poland and it might to be hard to believe, but he wasn’t a scrupulous student. He started his study four years later, that the average student and it took him almost 9 years to graduate. He was multilingual and could speak Latin, Polish, German, Italian and Greek. His name was inspired by the name of his village.
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The Palace on the Island is the most important building in the Royal Baths, known as the most charming park in Europe.
The Palace is one of the finest building in classical style, a pearl of Polish architecture and one of the symbols of Warsaw. It is built on an artificial island, that divides the lake into two parts and is connected to the surrounding park by two colonnaded bridges.
It used to be a private bathhouse for the royalty and it was owned by the last king of Poland, Stanislaw August Poniatowski, who made it into his private residence. The Palace was famous for its Thursday Dinners, which were meetings of artists, intellectuals, architects, politicians and statesmen held by the last King of Poland, Stanislaw August Poniatowski.
This Warsaw’s most recognizable and famous building is located in the very centre of the city, on a square biggest in Europe.
The skyscraper was constructed as a gift from the Russian people to Poland. The idea of constructing such a building was made by Josef Stalin, and the Palace of Culture and Science was built by over 3.5 thousands workers and soviet engineers.
The building was originally known as the Joseph Stalin Palace of Culture and Science. The name was changed during Poland’s transition to democracy. Stalin’s statutes and communist artwork were also removed during this time.
When it was built, the Palace was the second building in Europe as far as its height. The building is also one of the world’s tallest clock towers. The Palace is home to the biggest in Poland conference hall for 3000 people and its terrace on the 30th floor is a well-known tourists attraction with a panoramic view over the city.
Moszna Castle is a historic castle, one of the most magnificent castles in the world.
located in a small village of Moszna, in Southwestern Poland. The castle in Moszna was raised in the mid-17th century, but its present form is a result of the invention of a Prussina magnate from the late 19th century. Even though the castle was originally designed in a Baroque style, one of the castle wing is Neogothic in style and the other is Neo-Renaissance.
The Moszna Castle, is a gigantic dreamlike structure over 8400 square yards and resembles those magical places, that feature in fairy tales and Disney films. The castle structure amazes with its architecture and scale. It has 365 rooms and 99 towers. Part of the rooms were turned into hotel and spa, so you can experience a stay in the castle. The park surrounding, packed with gorgeous azaleas, rhododendrons and oak trees, is one of the oldest establishments in the region of Poland, Silesia.
Zamosc known as ‘a pearl of the Renaissance’, dates back to the 16th century.
It combines Italian and central Europe architectural traditions and its Renaissance character has been preserved until today. It’s cathedral, ranks among the most outstanding accomplishments of late Renaissance architecture. The Renaissance town layout has been maintained and the bastion fortifications surrounded town is a distinctive Renaissance type. The majority of buildings are tenements, which are also an example of Renaissance period.
Karpacz, a typical Polish mountain town is situated in the beautiful surroundings of the Western Sudetes.
It is known as the Pearl of Polish Giant Karkonosze Mountains, with a tradition dating back to the 17th century.
This remarkable town is the most popular mountain holiday resorts in Poland. In winter, perfect for skiing and other winter sports. The rest of the year tourists can spend on mountain and forest walking.
The must to see attraction is the unique 13th century Lutheran Wang Chapel, which was originally built in a Norwegian village Vang and then transferred to Karpacz. Beautiful scenery, including lakes, waterfall, forests and rock formations make the town a perfect destination to relax from city bustle life.
Poznan is an extraordinary city, filled with unique places and attractions.
It is famous for its pretty Town Hall, which is home for two billy goats, which at noon butting each other on the tower. It’s medieval town centre is filled with charming restaurants and bars. In Poznan, you can try one of the most famous Polish pastries, St Martin’s croissant. Europe’s most beautiful shopping centre is also located there, and it is a commerce and arts centre, which will allow you to enjoy your stay in Poznan to the fullest. Rowing competitions on Lake Malta play an significant role in Poznan’s history.
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Torun is one of the oldest and charming cities in Poland.
City is located on the both banks of the Vistula River, at a site of intersection of ancient trade routes. Its medieval gothic town character, with a wide range of architectural masterpieces had a significant influence on the Eastern Europes urbanisation process in the 13th and 14th centuries. The Old Town of the New Town of Torun, combined with a castle was an unique medieval settlement agglomeration which has been greatly preserved and untouched until today.