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This church in Cracow is a must see for architecture lovers. Posted by on Apr 30, 2021

St. Peter and Paul Church in Cracow

Cracow (Kraków) holds everything from Gothic towers to great medieval castles to explore. Its rich variety of historic architecture includes Renaissance, Baroque and Gothic buildings. And the amazing baroque structure of St. Peter and Paul’s Church I will tell you about, will not disappoint all the people who love architecture! Kraków’s palaces (pałace), churches (kościoły), theaters…

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Do you know how Warsaw got its guardian mermaid? Posted by on Apr 27, 2021

Warsaw mermaid by the river

I’m pretty sure that most of you, who visited Warsaw, noticed different mermaid statues, carvings and paintings. They appear everywhere. Feisty and beautiful, this fish-tailed creature is called Syrenka, the guardian mermaid, The Mermaid of Warsaw! You may wonder, where did she come from? Well, there are two different stories. First one is about Prince Kazimierz. While hunting…

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My favorite memories of spending Easter in Poland Posted by on Mar 31, 2021

I have so many memories of celebrating different holidays I spent in Poland.  As you know, Poland is a country with rich traditions. Despite being at the heart of much destruction during World War II, it has kept much of its cultural heritage remarkably intact. Easter in Poland is filled with amazing customs! There are…

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