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Charming towns with medieval city walls

There are a lot of cities with remains of city walls in Poland but Kożuchów, Ośno lubuskie, Chełmno, Stargard and Paczków are among the cities with the longest and best preserved defensive walls in Poland. Stargard: a jewel of  Gothic architecture A journey along the European Route of Brick Gothic culminates in a visit to […]

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Jewish traces in Poland

Between the 16th and the first half of the 17th centuries, when the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth was one of the largest and most tolerant countries in Europe, a lot of Jews settled in Poland.

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