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Paulina Czekała

on 3 May 2013

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in Poland Cracow Gdansk Lodz Warsaw Poznanń Wroclaw Warszawa Kraków Poznań Gdańsk Wrocław Łódź The Royal Palace in Wrocław Centennial Hall historic tenements Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Wroclaw Late Gothic Town Hall in Wrocłalw Grunwald Bridge in Wroclaw Coat of Arms Coat of Arms Piotrkowska Street in Lodz Grohman's Barrels Poznanski Palace Church of St. Matthew in Lodz panorama- The Main Market Square Fountain of Neptune Town Hall St. Mary's Church Gdansk Coast panorama Gdańnsk at night Coat of Arms Palace of Culture and Science Coat of Arms Historical City Centre The Royal Castle Royal Baths The Warsaw Mermaid The University of Warsaw panorama historic tenements The Old Market Town Hall Imperial Castle in Poznan Municipal Stadium Town Hall-"Poznan Goats" Poznan at night Coat of Arms The Old Market The Royal Castle in Wawel Town Hall Barbakan of Krakow Coat of Arms The Wieliczka Salt Mine panorama at night The Gothic Wawel Castle in Cracow WARSZAWA
Is the capital and largest city of Poland.
Warsaw also attracts many young and off-stream directors and performers who add to the city's theatrical culture. Their productions may be viewed mostly in smaller theatres and Houses of Culture (Domy Kultury), mostly outside Śródmieście (Central Warsaw). Warsaw hosts the International Theatrical Meetings.
The mermaid (syrenka) is Warsaw's symbol and can be found on statues throughout the city and on the city's coat of arms.
One of the most famous people born in Warsaw was Maria Skłodowska-Curie, who achieved international recognition for her research on radioactivity.Famous musicians include Władysław Szpilman and Frédéric Chopin. Chopin was born in the village of Żelazowa Wola, about 60 kilometers from Warsaw, but moved to the city with his family when he was seven months old. Kazimierz Pułaski, a hero of the American Revolutionary War, was born here in 1745.
Is the second largest and one of the oldest cities in Poland.
Kraków has traditionally been one of the leading centres of Polish academic, cultural, and artistic life and is one of Poland's most important economic hubs. It was the capital of Poland from 1038 to 1569.
Kraków's historic centre, which includes the Old Town, Kazimierz and the Wawel Castle, was included as the first of its kind on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 1978.
Kraków, the unofficial cultural capital of Poland, was named the official European Capital of Culture for the year 2000 by the European Union.It is a major attraction for both local and international tourists, attracting seven million visitors a year. Major landmarks include the Main Market Square with St. Mary's Basilica and the Sukiennice Cloth Hall, the Wawel Castle, the National Art Museum, the Zygmunt Bell at the Wawel Cathedral, and the medieval St Florian's Gate with the Barbican along the Royal Coronation Route. Kraków has 28 museums and public art galleries. Among them are the main branch of Poland's National Museum and the Czartoryski Museum, the latter featuring works by Leonardo da Vinci and Rembrandt. POZNAŃ
It is among the oldest cities in Poland, and was one of the most important centres in the early Polish state, whose first rulers were buried at Poznań's cathedral.
Poznań has many historic buildings and sights, mostly concentrated around the Old Town and other parts of the city centre. Many of these lie on the Royal-Imperial Route in Poznań a tourist walk leading through the most important parts of the city showing its history, culture and identity.
Poznań has many historic buildings and sights, mostly concentrated around the Old Town and other parts of the city centre. Many of these lie on the Royal-Imperial Route in Poznań a tourist walk leading through the most important parts of the city showing its history, culture and identity. GDAŃSK
Is a Polish city on the Baltic coast. Poland's principal seaport and the center of the country's fourth-largest metropolitan area.
Contemporary Gdańsk is the capital of the province called Pomeranian Voivodeship and is one of the major centers of economic and administrative life in Poland. Many important agencies of the state and local government levels have their main offices here: the Provincial Administration Office, the Provincial Government, the Ministerial Agency of the State Treasury, the Agency for Consumer and Competition Protection, the National Insurance regional office, the Court of Appeals, and the High Administrative Court.
There are many popular professional sports teams in the Gdańsk and Tricity area. Amateur sports are played by thousands of Gdańsk citizens and also in schools of all levels (elementary, secondary, university).
Wrocław is one of the warmer cities in Poland.
Ostrów Tumski is the oldest district of the city of Wrocław. It was formerly an island (ostrów in Old Polish) known as the Cathedral Island between the branches of the Oder River, featuring the Wrocław Cathedral built originally in the mid 10th century.
The Centennial Hall designed by Max Berg in 1911–-1913 is a World Heritage Site inscribed by UNESCO in 2006.
The Wrocław area has many popular professional sports teams. The most popular sport today is football, thanks to Śląsk Wrocław - Polish Champion in 1977 and 2012.
Is the third-largest city in Poland.
The city's coat of arms is an example of canting: depicting a boat, it alludes to the city's name which translates literally as "boat".
Although Łódź does not have any hills nor any large body of water, one can still get close to nature in one of the city's many parks, most notably Łagiewniki (the largest city park in Europe). Łódź has one of the best museums of modern art in Poland, Muzeum Sztuki on Więckowskiego Street, which displays art by all important contemporary Polish artists.
Łódź is a thriving center of academic life. Currently Łódź hosts three major state-owned universities, six higher education establishments operating for more than a half of the century, and a number of smaller schools of higher education.
The Leon Schiller's National Higher School of Film, Television and Theatre in Łódź is the most notable academy for future actors, directors, photographers, camera operators and TV staff in Poland. It was founded on 8 March 1948.
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