Krakow Piasek and Nowy Swiat Guide

Emeryk Hutten Czapski Museum Krakow
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 existed between Garbary and Wawel. They...
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5 Museums in Zagreb Croatia

Mimara Museum Zagreb
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 between 1887 and 1892. More the 3,000 objects of applied arts from the...
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Odesa Ukraine Guide

Shah Palace Odesa Ukraine
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 stands out against other age-old buildings of the...
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Margaret Island Budapest

Margaret Island Budapest
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 of the convent home of Princess Margaret....
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