Buckingham Palace and Garden at Buckingham Palace


Buckingham Palace is the official London residence and principal workplace of the British monarch. Buckingham Palace is located in the City of Westminster. The palace is a setting for state occasions and royal hospitality. Originally known as Buckingham House, the …

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Kraków – a brief history – part II.


In 1596 King Zygmunt III. moved the capital of Poland from Kraków to Warsaw, although Kraków remained the place of coronations and burials. The Swedish invasions, beginning in 1655, accelerated the decline; by the end of the following century the …

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Orava Castle in Slovakia – a brief history


Orava Castle (in Slovak: Oravský hrad) was built in 13th century after the Tartar invasion of 1241. One of the most beautiful castles in Slovakia is situated on a high rock above Orava river. The natural rock formation known as …

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UNESCO city – Český Krumlov


According to today’s scales Český Krumlov is a tiny pueblo. But in reality it is beautiful and romantic Czech town. Its population oscillates around 15 000. The city is located in the valley and is protected on one side by …

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