The Church of Saint Alexander and the Nozyk Synagogue in Warsaw

The Church of Saint Alexander and the Nozyk Synagogue in Warsaw

The Roman Catholic Church of Saint Alexander is built on the Three Crosses Square. This place of worship was constructed by people as a sign of gratitude to Tsar Alexander I of Russia to grant the Constitution of the Kingdom of Poland. Built between the years 1898-1902, the Nozyk Synagogue is the only place of worship for the Jews on the left bank of the Vistula River which survived the Second World War. The name " Nozyk " comes from the founder of the synagogue, Zalman Nozyk, a famous me... [ read more ]

The New Town of Warsaw

The New Town of Warsaw

Founded in the 14th century, the New Town of Warsaw lies in the north of the Old Town and was connected with it by the Freta street that start at Barbican defense tower. Until 1791, the New Town, known as the New Warsaw, worked independently, having a mayor, a parish church and several convents, but after that it was added to Warsaw, becoming its neighborhood. During the uprising of 1944, the new town was completely destroyed by the Germans, when many historic buildings that served as hos... [ read more ]

The Historic Center of Warsaw

The Historic Center of Warsaw

The main tourist attraction and the heart of Warsaw is the oldest historic district of the city, which is a fortified town of modest size. Known simply as the Old City, it was born in the late twelfth century, established by the Polish dukes of the Mazovia region. Initially the town was surrounded by a wall of earth, so that later, in 1339, to be fortified with brick walls, and developed around the castle of the dukes of Mazovia. In 1569 the Royal Castle and one of the most important buil... [ read more ]

Tourist guide to Warsaw

Tourist guide to Warsaw

The capital of Poland is "a phoenix reborn from the ashes of war". Warsaw was often occupied by Swedish, Prussians and Russians, still preserving the relics of the wars in form of tourist attractions. The Vistula River - one of the city's attractions – splits Warsaw into two areas: the left bank and right bank. The tourist part of the city is on the right bank of the Vistula, where you can visit the old town. The central square of the city is a place of relaxation and promenade, being s... [ read more ]

The Nicolaus Copernicus Museum in Torun

The Nicolaus Copernicus Museum in Torun

One of the most visited museums in the city of Torun is dedicated to the astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus, one of the most eminent citizens of the city. The Nicolaus Copernicus Museum is located on the Kopernika street, its collections are housed in two Gothic houses. The first is located at no. 17 and shows the life and work of Copernicus. The second building located at the no. 15 is considered to be one of the finest Gothic buildings in Poland, depicts the interior of a typical medieval m... [ read more ]

4 star Novotel Krakow Centrum Hotel from $105 pn

4 star Novotel Krakow Centrum Hotel from $105 pn

Our team was busy again to find you the perfect deal. We recommend you a Polish vacation: 4 star Novotel Krakow Centrum Hotel from $105 pn. This price is available if you book at least 30 days in advance and this way you can get up to 30% discount. The price includes breakfast and you will be accommodated in a Standard room with one Queen Bed and one Sofa. All taxes are included. The hotel offers you air conditioning, complimentary Internet, safe, minibar, tea/coffee facilities, pay movies. ... [ read more ]

The Statue of Copernicus and the Bridge Gate in Torun

The Statue of Copernicus and the Bridge Gate in Torun

Torun is a beautiful tourist destination with many interesting sites of which we mention the Statue of Copernicus and the Bridge Gate in Torun. In 1853 in the front of the former city hall of the city of Torun was unveiled a bronze monument symbolizing the imposing statue of the astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus, the sculpture being made ​​by the German artist Christian Friedrich Tieck. Initially called the "Transit Gate",  because it is the transition place over the Vistula River, the... [ read more ]

The Cathedral and the Church of Assumption in Torun

The Cathedral and the Church of Assumption in Torun

The former parish church of the old Torun known as the Church of Saint John the Baptist and Saint John the Evangelist became the Cathedral of Torun in 1992. The interior is mainly decorated in baroque style and houses the font made in the thirteenth century and where supposedly was baptized the astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus. The Church of the Assumption is one of the most remarkable achievements of the sacral architecture in Poland and a former Franciscan worship place. It was built of w... [ read more ]

Fly to Poland with Lufthansa from $759 r/t

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Poland is an increasingly popular tourist destination with many beautiful historical, yet modern cities that certainly worth visited. Our team was searching for the best airline offers for you to the most important Poland cities. You can fly to Poland with Lufthansa from $759 r/t! Lufthansa offers convenient connections to 7 gateways in Poland - Gdansk, Katowice, Krakow, Poznan, Rzeszow, Warsaw and Wroclaw. Whether visiting family and friends, undertaking a business trip or just planning ... [ read more ]

The Old Town of Torun

The Old Town of Torun

The city of Torun was one of the most important commercial and cultural centers of Central-Eastern Europe. Its origins are linked to the Teutonic Knights, who built a castle here in the middle of the thirteenth century as a base for the conquest and colonization of Prussia. It was declared a city in 1233, and 31 years later, at the north of the castle was built a new city. Located in the western part of Torun, the Old Town (Starówka) is the most beautiful and most impressive part of it, ... [ read more ]