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Steeped in history, Poland also proudly displays several impressive, cultural cities: Warsaw, its capital, is blessed with some spectacular buildings like the Wilanow Palace. The city of Gdansk is also worth a visit. The oldest salt mines in Europe are near the buzzing urban center, Krakow. And the Tatras Mountains on the Slovakian border are enough to make the heart beat faster.
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Poland Fast Facts
Location: Central Europe, east of Germany
Climate: Temperate with cold, wet winters and mild, showery summers.
Country Code: 48
Time Zone: GMT+1
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- Forests and Fairytale Towns on Poland’s Wild Frontier
Posted on February 20, 2014 by Eddie Lacinski
Poland’s eastern border has long been wild and a little untamed. This is a region of magnificent primeval forests untrammelled by tourists and dotted with castles and medieval towns. A disputed land for centuries, today it is home to poles, Belorussians and Ukrainians, resulting in a rich mix of architectural styles and traditions. You’ll find Orthodox churches and colorful wooden houses throughout, and—in the town of Bialystok—palace Branicki, once known as the polish Versailles for its 18th-century, French-style design and landscaped gardens.
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- A castle to Call Home: Live like Royalty Without Paying a King’s Ransom
Posted on March 25, 2009 by Anna Skellern
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