The Saint Mary Cathedral in Gdansk

The Saint Mary Cathedral in Gdansk

The Saint Mary Cathedral in Gdansk strikes by its massiveness and grandeur, making the nearby buildings look tiny. The church was built in Gothic style in several stages between 1343 and 150, and it is the largest brick church in the world with a length of 100 meters and a tower reaching 76 meters high. The building has a capacity of 25,000 people. Its black bricks lit at night has a great visual effect therefor it is a beautiful tourist attraction both during the day and in the night.... [ read more ]

Visiting the Polish city of Gdansk

Visiting the Polish city of Gdansk

Gdansk is a Gothic city located on the seashore where almost everything is painted in gray and is adorned with gold. Once it was a fishing village, but today is a major seaport city on the Baltic Sea with nearly half a million of inhabitants. If you visit the Polish city of Gdansk in mid-June, the weather will probably be beautiful, perfect for a leisurely walk on the pier. This is perhaps the most delightful area of Gdansk, though on the cobbled streets of the city you will find many tra... [ read more ]

Famous Polish desserts: the Szarlotka and the Pierogi

Famous Polish desserts: the Szarlotka and the Pierogi

The Polish kitchen becomes more and more popular in recent times, but the Polish couisine has always been famous for its pastries. We would like to present two famous Polish deserts that you really have to try: the Szarlotka at the Pierogi. The Szarlotka or the Polish apple pie is an indispensable piece of the cake assortment, is the star of the pastry shops and lodges. In winter it is best with whipped cream, in summer with vanilla ice cream. The Pierogi has sweet and savory versions.... [ read more ]

Zubrowka, the famous Polish vodka

Zubrowka, the famous Polish vodka

The most emblematic drink of Poland is the Zubrowka vodka flavored with buffalograss. The buffalograss grows along the Polish-Russian border in the Bielowieza National Park and it is the favorite delicacy of the wild European bison. This is why on the vodkalabel appears this rare type of buffalo. They use 1-2 kilo of to this hand-picked, sun-dried grass to one thousand liter of the 40% alcohol fermented from rye. It offers a pleasant taste, smell and a slight greenish tint to this Polish ... [ read more ]

The Polish cuisine

The Polish cuisine

The Polish cuisine must be loved. It is characterized by simplicity, high quality ingredients and excellent taste. The stormy centuries of the country had a positive impact on Polish cuisine despite of the troubled destiny the country. Because of the constantly changing borders, rulers and allies it is one of the most diverse and inclusive kitchens in Europe. The taste of the Polish food was influenced by German, Russian, French and Hungarian cuisine.   The indispensabl... [ read more ]

Useful information for visitors of Poland

Useful information for visitors of Poland

Poland is a very unique country with many beautiful places. We gathered some useful information for visitors of Poland. The lovers of special objects will find plenty souvenir shops in Poland, with antiques, original objects made by artists and craftsmen. If you want to buy real Polish food, for example real butter, Polish meat products, home made bread, you should go to the market. This has a very old tradition in Poland and it reminds us that we can still buy almost anything here. ... [ read more ]

The history of Wroclaw

The history of Wroclaw

Wroclaw is the fourth largest town in the country in terms of population and history. It is an artistic and decorative city at the intersection of two routes: the Via Regia and the Amber Rout. Wroclaw had excellent conditions for development. The city was first mention in a written document in 1000. The Slezans were the owners of the settlement of the island of Ostrow Tumski at least from the 6th century. We would like to present you the history of Wroclaw. Poland was a milit... [ read more ]

Top 5 interesting tourist attractions in Wroclaw

Top 5 interesting tourist attractions in Wroclaw

Wrocław is the historical capital of Silezia and the fourth largest in terms of population and one of the oldest Polish cities. It is not accidentally considered one of the most beautiful cities in Poland. It is situated on both sides of the Oder and the backwaters of the river cross the whole town. Today six hundred thousand people live in this historical city. We already presented the most beautiful architectural attractions of the city, today we will focus on the top 5 interesti... [ read more ]

Top 5 architectural tourist attractions in Wroclaw

Top 5 architectural tourist attractions in Wroclaw

Wroclaw can be considered a lucky city as it survived the bombing of the Second World War and the old city center was gradually rebuilt to its original splendor. Alike other major historical towns of Poland, almost every monumental building of the city was rebuilt. Today everything is amazing is Wroclaw, the island of Ostrów Tumski, the Baroque Leopold Hall of the pantheon, and a long list of architectural and artistic wonders. We would like to present you the top 5 architectural tour... [ read more ]