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Wroclaw Christmas Markets

Christmas market in Wroclaw (Breslau), Poland. Author Klearchos Kapoutsis. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution..

Wroclaw (Breslau in German), is the historical capital of Silesia and is today the fourth largest city in Poland. Important trading town since the Middle Ages, Wroclaw, was part of Germany from the eighteenth century until the end of World War II. The city has an architecture influenced by the various peoples who have lived or who have controlled it. There ...

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Krakow Christmas Markets

Krakow, the ancient capital of Poland, is the most important tourist destination in the country, the city is known for its beautiful old town from the spectacular architecture rich in Gothic churches and Baroque palaces. The main attractions of the city include the Main Market Square (Rynek Glowny), which is overlooked by the Renaissance palace Sukiennice (Cloth Hall) and the ...

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Warsaw Christmas Markets

Christmas Market in Warsaw, Poland. Author Strzelec. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution

Warsaw, the capital of Poland and its largest city, extending along the Vistula River in the plains of Mazovia. Founded at the end of the thirteenth century as a castle and residence of the Dukes of Masovia, at the beginning of the fifteenth century, the city had expanded outside the original medieval wall enclosing the Old City, so it was ...

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Gdansk Christmas Market

Gdansk, Poland. Author Robert Young (robertpaulyoung). Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution

Gdansk – a city located on the shores of the Baltic Sea – is the most important seaport of Poland, its strategic location at the mouth of the Vistula River has always allowed it to control the trade of the interior of Poland and become, since the Middle Ages, the country’s most important port, crossroads of a commercial network. In the fourteenth century Gdansk became ...

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