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Free City of Danzig

After the end of World War I, in accordance with the terms of Article 100 (Section XI of Part III) of 1919 Treaty of Versailles was created The Free City of Gdansk (German: Freie Stadt...

The Jewish Ghetto in Kraków

The Kraków Ghetto was one of five major, metropolitan Jewish ghettos created by Nazi Germany in the new General Government territory during the German occupation of Poland in World War...

St. Nevsky Cathedral, Warsaw

The Alexander Nevsky Cathedral (Polish: Sabór św. Aleksandra Newskiego) was a Russian Orthodox Cathedral in Saxon Square built in Warsaw, Poland than a part of the Russian Empire.  The...

Garrison District

Close to the main road between the airport and the city Garnizon (Garrison) district occupies nearly 30 hectares in Gdańsk borough Wrzeszcz (German: Langfuhr). Garnizon is a place where the...

Stutthof Death Camp

Stutthof, the German name for the town of what is now Sztutowo, will always be recognised for one thing and, like the better-known Auschwitz, what happened here should never be forgotten. The small...

The Polish Post Office Siege

At just after 04:45 local time on September 1, 1939, as the Germans launched their attack on Westerplatte and WWII officially began, another ferocious assault was just beginning at the small post...

The Town Hall Of ‎Gdansk

Known fondly by locals of a certain age today as ‘Żak’, this beautiful building which was renovated in the years after the turn of the century was originally built as the ‘Generalkommando’ (General...

The Great Synagogue, Białystok

The Great Synagogue (Polish: Wielka Synagoga w Białymstoku) was a synagogue located in Białystok, Poland, which was built between 1909-1013. It was designed by Szlojme (Shlomo) Rabinowicz...

Poznan Town Hall

Poznań Town Hall is a historic building in the city of Poznań in western Poland, located at the Poznań Old Town in the centre of Old Market Square (Stary Rynek).  It used to serve as...

Golden Gate, Gdansk

Designed by the architect Abraham Van den Blocke and built under the guidance of Jan Strakowski in a Dutch mannerism The Golden Gate (Polish: Złota Brama) is one of the most notable tourist...

The Royal Castle, Warsaw

Located on the entrance of Warsaw Old Town, on the Castle Square The Royal Castle (Polish: Zemek Królewski) is a castle residency that formerly served as an official Polish monarchs residency all...

Kraków Cloth Hall – Sukiennice

Arguably considered as world’s oldest shopping mall Kraków Cloth Hall (Polish: Sukiennice) was built in 1257. Situated in the middle of Kraków central Grand Square (Polish: Rynek Główny) for...

Silesian Parliament

Built in neoclassical style and designed by the architect Lech Wojtyczko, the Silesian Parliament was built in between 1925-1929. The complex covers an entire city block between Jagiellońska...

Legnickie Pole

Located on the outskirts of Legnica Legnickie Pole (German: Wahlstatt) is a village acclaimed in history as field of one of the most momentous battles in history of Europe – the Battle of...

Kozlowka palace

The original palace was built in the first half of 18th century for Michał Bieliński, voivode of Chełmno; its architect was Jozef II Fontana. It represents the characteristic type of baroque suburban...