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Things You Should Not Miss While In Poland by Jonathan Williams
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is a county that is located in Central Europe. This is a country rich in
history as well as beautiful places, and as such, this has become a favorite
tourist destination. Here are the places that you should visit while in
can only capture so much of the beauty and timelessness that defines Stare
Miastro. Take a walk or ride a bike or carriage for a tour of the city,
and be mesmerized by the simple grandeur of the place. Pubs, bars, restaurants,
etc. are plenty in the city, so you don't have to worry when that tummy
churns from hunger in this beautiful city.
War II did something to change the landscape of Warsaw, but the beauty
of this city remains worthy of a stopover. Visit Warsaw and see for yourself
the Royal Castle, the Wilanow Castle, the Lazienki Park, and other scenic
sites that gives color and grandeur to this Polish city.
ruins of the Jewish ghetto wall are standing up to this day, a reminder
for the many who perished in Nazi atrocities and the few who managed to
is the premiere vacation spot in Poland that gives travelers a scenic place
and a place for a myriad of activities. Sopot is also a home to both budding
and respected artist in various fields, giving radiance to the already
lively place. With so many things to do, boredom is certainly one of things
you shouldn't plan for in this city.
by the Baltic Coast and see for yourself the various land features that
characterize Slowinski National Park's topography. Walk by the beach, enter
the forest, step on wet marshlands and sand dunes, and cross grassland
and moors while you're in it. Be fascinated by the wide variety of flora
and fauna that comes with it.
Mountain range, home of natural wonders and mountain adventures, lies in
the border of Poland and Slovakia.
at the Polish biodiversity while admiring the landscape formed by four
glaciations that took place in the Tatra mountain regions. Take a hike
and climb the peaks of Tatra, and be astounded by the scenic view of Poland
from its side.
than sixty years after the Nazi Rule, Auschwitz stands as a reminder of
the past that should be forever remembered. Travel back in time of Nazi's
occupation of Auschwitz and relive the tragedies that surround the concentration
camps. Let the edifice and the few things left both by the perpetrators
and the victims speak of the history that unfolded in this side of the
in the northern part of the country, Great Masurian Lake is the remains
of the Ice Age that cover all of Poland. With some 4000 lakes linked by
intricate river and water tributaries, it covers up to 15% of all Masurian
Plateau. Travel the lake in its entirety with bike tours made available
in the area.
the place where polish kings rule for over 500 years. Walk around time
and see yourself time-locked in the Renaissance period with Wawels's castle,
churches, courtyards, and other infrastructure. Learn, discover and marvel
at the sight of this city.
Vinci and Rembrandt aficionados who plan to visit Poland put Czartoryski
Museum on top of their list. Despite losing some artworks during Nazi occupation,
artworks like Da Vinci's Lady with the Ermine and Rembrandt's Landscape
with the Good Samaritan is still a sight to see. Tour the museum for more
artworks from Greeks, Romans, Etruscans, Italians, Dutch, and Flemish artists.
after Kazimierz Wielki who founded the town in 1335, this polish town offered
shelter to persecuted Jews before World War II. The number of Jews living
in Kazimierz was a target for the Nazi during WWII, reducing the 70,000
Jews in pre-world war era into 600 to this day. Take a peek into the preserved
Jewish ghettoes and discover the lives these people have then.
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Always Something For Everyone In Krakow by Kalyan Kumar
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St Mary's Basilica and the Cloth Hall are places which should not be missed
on a trip to Krakow. However, the city's rich offering is more than a checklist
of standard tourist sights replicated on every visitor's itinerary.
the streets of the Old Town or the former Jewish district, Kazimierz, you
will find a Krakow pulsating with life in all its variety. Galleries full
of fascinating exhibitions present both the classic and the experimental
avant-garde; cafés, pubs and restaurants offer the finest in both
Polish and world cuisine - and all are an integral part of any visit to
a magnet Krakow attracts an extraordinary range of people who help create
the atmosphere of a city that is full of life, yet which exists in perfect
harmony with its rich past. Actors, painters, musicians and poets make
the city a magical place in which each moment becomes history. There are
not enough words to describe the phenomenon that is Krakow, combining tradition
and modernity with a multitude of avenues with which to escape from everyday
life. It is enough to come and visit us to be convinced that the alternative
to the relentless march of progress is not necessarily a step backwards.
of the best and most famous activities for Krakow tourists is to take the
Royal Route. The route begins by St Florian's Church in Matejki Square,
leads by the Krakow Barbican, through the main entrance to the city, St
Florian's Gate, along ul. Florianska, across the Main Square, and then
along Grodzka Street to the Royal Castle on Wawel Hill.
attention is the remaining fragment of city fortifications. The houses
in ul. Florianska include the famous Jama Michalika (Michalik's Den) café
and Jan Matejko House. The Main Square--the largest public square of medieval
Europe--is dominated by the towers of the Gothic St. Mary's Church.
Every hour the famous Krakow bugle call is played from the taller one.
the church, we can admire its greatest highlight: the high altar by Wit
Stwosz (Veit Stoss) which is Europe's largest Gothic altar. The central
part of the Main Square is occupied by the Cloth Hall (Sukiennice)--a rare
example of a medieval structure that has for centuries served as a commercial
centre. On its other side stands the tower of the former Town Hall. Passing
by the Monument to Adam Mickiewicz and the Church of St Adalbert, we enter
ul. Grodzka, pass by the precious church and monastery complexes of Dominicans
and Franciscans, Wielopolski Palace (currently, the seat of municipal authorities),
SS Peter and Paul's Church, the convent of Poor Clares, St Andrew's Church,
and the Church of St Giles. Running parallel to Grodzka, ul. Kanonicza
is a charming street lined with recently renovated palaces and residences.
Both Grodzka and Kanonicza lead to the foot of Wawel Hill with its Royal
Castle, one of Europe's most splendid Renaissance royal residences.
its treasure of artistic masterpieces, most noteworthy in the Castle is
the famous Audience Hall with a coffered ceiling adorned with 30 wooden
heads. Similarly unique is the collection of 142 tapestries commissioned
by King Sigismund Augustus in Flanders.
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are very pleased to welcome all our guests who wish to rest after a long
and tiresome journey or enjoy exquisite food and drinks. We are all here
to serve you, offering cosy and comfortable rooms where you can relax after
long conferences and business meetings or stretch your legs after a round
Krakow sightseeing tour. There are 20 single and double rooms including
two LUX rooms on three floors and in the penthouse. The windows overlooking
Grodzka Street offer a breathtaking view of the 17th c. monumental Church
of SS Peter and Paul built in Baroque style and the 11th c. St. Andrew's
Church, one of the oldest temples in Krakow. The windows of the other side
of our hotel overlook the historical buildings of the former Wawel Chapter
and the Kosciuszko Mound.
With a unique atmosphere,
special hospitality and convenient facilities, the hotel offers excellent
accommodation that makes you to feel at home. Situated virtually
a stone's throw distance from the Market Square, the Amadeus Hotel is placed
in the heart of Krakow's old town. The hotel boasts 22 comfortable
and air-conditioned accommodation units that are facilitated with modern
amenities. Specially adapted rooms for the physically challenged are also
available. The food served in Amadeus derives from the finest traditions
of both Polish and European cuisine. Conveniently situated on the ground
floor is the bar and cafe, where you can relax with a fine drink or meet
friends. Guests are also invited to make use of the fitness club
and at the end of a busy day they can also relax at the sauna.
Welcome to Chopin Hotel
Cracow, a superb three star hotel located in the heart of Krakow City offering
fine three star accommodation, certain to meet your every hotel need for
a relaxing and carefree stay. Chopin Hotel Cracow in situated in the heart
of the city, amongst one of the largest medieval market places in Europe,
the charming and magical arcades and Cloth halls and quaint cafés
are within easy reach of the hotel.
- Old Town, Krakow
The imposing 19th century
Europejski Hotel located in the centre of Krakow, just 50 metres from its
railway station and 200 metres from the famous square. Guestrooms have
a traditional decor with warm colours and dark wooden furnishings. Rooms
open out on to balconies with street or garden views. En-suite bathrooms
are complete with showers, complimentary toiletries, makeup mirrors and
hair dryers. All rooms are equipped with cable television, direct-dial
phones and wireless Internet connection. Guests can treat themselves
to pampering beauty treatments at the VIP health and beauty salon, relax
with a body massage or unwind in the sauna and hot tub. The concierge can
advise on local attractions and book tickets to shows and events.
In the very heart of Old
Cracow a very special hotel is to be found. For more than a century it
has offered comfort to a host of illustrious Guests, guaranteeing them
a private and relaxed atmosphere. The greatest care has been taken to restore
the hotel’s historical interior, whilst its unique climate, elegance and
luxury have never failed to fascinate visitors. The Grand Hotel is indeed
a place of distinction, legend and exclusivity.
Hotel System Krakow
A modern, comfortable hotel
located on the main road Cracow - Warsaw, Hotel System is aimed squarely
at the business traveller, and also offers good value for larger groups
looking for clean accomodation at a reasonable price. The facilities are
impressive, with an indoor swimming pool, sauna, and fitness centre, and
there's also an internet bar and decent conference facilities. With promotional
prices starting from as low as 119 zloty per single room, Hotel System
looks decent alternative to other more expensive places to stay nearer
the city centre.
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Jan III Sobieski Warsaw
The four star Jan III Sobieski
hotel is known for its unique style, modernity and luxury. Its characteristic
and colourful building is an easily recognisable architectural feature
of Warsaw and an elegant threshold to the district of Ochota. Eight-storey
hotel, built by an Polish-Austrian team, received its first guests in 1992.
Member of Polish Prestige Hotels & Resorts. Jan III Sobieski
HotelHotel is located in the heart of Warsaw, only 500 m from the Central
Railway Station and 5,6 km from the International Airport Okecie (reception
stand in the arrival hall). It offers 427 comfortably equipped guest
rooms with a high speed Internet access (complimentary in 118 rooms), has
4 rooms for disabled Guests (awarded as "Hotel without Barriers 2005")
Hotel Rialto is a magnificent
and luxurious 5 star property located in the centre of Warsaw, only 2.5
Km from the Old town and 600 meters from the Palace of Culture and Science.
Guests can admire the beautiful Hotel's art deco and art nouveau interior.
Hotel Rialto was opened in 2001 after the renovation of a turn of the century
townhouse with many of its original features still intact. Hotel
Rialto was designed with comfort's guests in mind and new foundations,
three additional floors, elevator and new windows were added. Guests
will also have the chance to enjoy the sauna, steam room, fitness room
and to taste delicious food at the Hotel's Rialto Restaurant & Bar.
Meridien Bristol, Warsaw
Situated on Warsaw’s fashionable
“Royal Route,” the road that leads through the historical area of the city,
Le Meridien Bristol, Warsaw overlooks the Presidential Palace and neighbours
some of the capital city’s finest architecture, including magnificent palaces,
churches, and statues. The hotel’s features and amenities include
meeting and banquet facilities for events of all sizes and the award-winning
Malinowa Restaurant featuring the finest in Polish Cuisine. From
the hotel, guests can take a ride in one of Warsaw’s horse-drawn cabs to
the nearby Royal Castle, National Theatre, and Opera House, or stroll around
the famous gardens and city zoo.
St Andrews Palace, Warsaw
Located in a quiet pedestrian
street in the heart of Warsaw, St. Andrews Palace is housed in a beautiful
building dating back to 1900. The Residence St Andrews in Warsaw features
24 individually decorated apartments. All rooms come with a private bathroom,
direct dial telephone, Satellite TV, VCR, fax, e-mail access, and closed
circuit TV.Guests are provided with daily housekeeping, change of towels
3 times a week, and weekly change of linen. The Residence St Andrews
is monitored 24 hours a day. We also offer accommodations in a villa graced
by a green. The villa is located 15km away from the city center. Long-term
rentals are also available. Old world charm, modern amenities, and a tradition
of comfort and great service await you.