Krakow Piasek and Nowy Swiat Guide

Emeryk Hutten Czapski Museum Krakow
[caption id="attachment_14668" align="alignleft" width="300"] Wawel Krakow[/caption] Piasek, known as Garbary until the 19th century, is west of the Old Quarter of Krakow. Frequent invasion and a lack of fortifications to prevent them hindered its development in the past. A number of settlements with independent jurisdictions...
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Krk Croatia Guide

Krk Croatia
[caption id="attachment_13476" align="alignleft" width="300"] Krk Croatia[/caption] Krk is the largest of the Adriatic islands, with an area of 409 square km (158 sq miles. A bridge links the island to the mainland, built to offer good connections to the island's international airport. Along the eastern...
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Varazdin Croatia Guide

Varazdin Croatia
[caption id="attachment_13695" align="alignleft" width="300"] Varazdin Croatia[/caption]Traces of occupation from the Neolithic age, the La Tene civilization and the Roman period have been found around Varaždin castle. Despite this, the first mention of the town is found in a document from 1181, when King Bela III...
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Kharkiv Ukraine Guide

Annunciation Cathedral Kharkiv
[caption id="attachment_12368" align="alignleft" width="300"] Annunciation Cathedral Kharkiv[/caption] The Annunciation Cathedral is the most beautiful temple in Kharkiv – one of the largest cities in Ukraine and its former capital. The history of the cathedral dates back to the 17th century when it was not a...
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5 Museums in Zagreb Croatia

Mimara Museum Zagreb
[caption id="attachment_13328" align="alignleft" width="300"] Museum of Arts and Crafts - Museums in Zagreb[/caption] The Museum of Arts and Crafts (Muzej za umjetnost i obrt) was first established in 1880 to house collections of artworks by craftsmen and artists. Hermann Bollé designed the building and it was built...
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Odesa Ukraine Guide

Shah Palace Odesa Ukraine
[caption id="attachment_13028" align="alignleft" width="300"] Shah Palace Odesa Ukraine[/caption] Crowning the abrupt precipice in the historical part of the city, the Shah Palace is rightly considered to be one of the most beautiful and magnificent edifices in Odesa. Constructed in uncharacteristic for Odesa Neo-Gothic style, it...
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Margaret Island Budapest

Margaret Island Budapest
[caption id="attachment_12841" align="alignleft" width="300"] Margaret Island Budapest[/caption] Historically inaccessible in the middle of the Danube, Margaret Island was a retreat for religious contemplation from at least the 11th century onwards. Relics of the island's past include the remains of two monastic churches and the ruins...
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