Ecclesiastical Buildings in Poznań

Ecclesiastical Buildings in Poznań

Crowded with churches and cobbles and colourful burgher houses. Burgher is a formally defined class in the medieval times. The old town is a collage of architectural styles, expect to see delicate looking churches and esoteric museums. Situated in the west-central part of Poland is Pozna?, a city on the Warta River. It is one of the oldest cities in Poland and the fifth largest city of 556,000 people. Pozna? is the historical capital of Greater Poland (in Polish Wielkopolska), so you will see... [ read more ]

Shopping in Warsaw

Shopping in Warsaw

There are many shopping opportunities in Poland, and within the capital Warsaw, there is the Arkadia, C.H. Panorama, Blue City, Galeria Mokotow, Likus Concept Store and Sadyba Best Mall, to name a few. Arkadia is the biggest shopping mall in Central Europe with five floors of everything you need. The number of people who visit each day might shocked you. Boasting of at least 45,000 be it real buyers or just window-shoppers, you can find big names like Lacoste, Tommy Hilfiger, Peek & Cloppe... [ read more ]

Bochnia Salt Mine and St. Mary Magdalene Church

Bochnia Salt Mine and St. Mary Magdalene Church

As an extension of Wieliczka, and operating since prehistoric times, at about 20km from Wieliczka, you should also visit the Bochnia Salt Mine. It is deeper with 468 meters in depth at sixteen different levels. You can explore the deserted chambers, shafts, passages that formed an underground town and the sanatorium. It is the largest preserved chambers. The mines measures 4.5 km in length and what Ko?ció? ?w. El?biety Then within the Ko?ció? ?w. El?biety or St. Elisabeth's Church, there... [ read more ]

Wroclaw 'Oldest' Sights

Wroclaw ‘Oldest’ Sights

To the Southwestern part of Poland is the Wroc?aw Cathedral. The Cathedral is one of the amazing sights not to be missed. Ostrów Tumski ("Cathedral Island", with Wroc?aw Cathedral) is the oldest part of the city of Wroc?aw. The first St.Martin wooden church dated from the 9th century was surrounded by defensive walls built on the banks of the river. Much later, the settlement there was raided by Boleslaw I the Tall, where he replaced the wooden defenses with brick ones. Now it is a Roman-sty... [ read more ]

Un-Earthing Experiences in Poland

Un-Earthing Experiences in Poland

Challenging yet amazing, is such an enjoyment that the underground routes has to offer. See both the conservation and learn about the historical facts through a unique underground tour and uncover the mystery. More than 70 such routes from caves, underground stores, middle-age dungeons, old mines, under the old towns, bunkers to post-military areas and objects, they all had different scent of secrets and their own stories to tell. Old unique tales, some thoughts of the legendary rulers as well... [ read more ]

Castles and Monuments in Poland

Castles and Monuments in Poland

Other than the Gothic Wawel Castle, the red brick Malbork castle in the northern part of Poland is next that is very stunning. It is the world's largest brick Gothic castle. Third is the castle of Ksi?? near Wa?brzych that brings back the historic Silesia. Castles The semi-ruined Chojnik castle on a hill above the town of Sobieszów (within the Karkonoski National Park) is amazingly beautiful and wonderful to see it surviving. Those of you who likes cultural heritages, will not want ... [ read more ]