The city has always been known as free and independent. Even during the period of the partition of Poland, Krakow maintained its autonomy, and Polish culture and art were preserved and developed here. So it was after Poland gained independence in 1918, and when in 1945 the country became socialist.
It is worth walking along the narrow streets of the Old Town, going around its huge Market Square, visiting ancient churches, seeing the Royal Castle, dreaming over the Vistula, relaxing on the Planty, looking at the city from the height of its barrows.
Krakow is rich in attractions. For those who do not know Polish history (i.e., for ordinary tourists), the main ones are the Royal Castle, the Royal Road, the Mariacki Church, the Jagiellonian University, Planty, Continue reading
Territory and population
The area of Latvia is about 64 thousand square kilometers. The population is 2.5 million people: 58% of Latvians, 29% of Russians, 4% of Belarusians, as well as Ukrainians, Poles, Lithuanians, Jews and representatives of other peoples.
The largest cities are the capital of Latvia – Riga (800 thousand people), Daugavpils (117 thousand people), Liepaja (97 thousand people), Jelgava (71 thousand people), Jurmala (59 thousand people) and Continue reading
All this taken together – the sea and land, mountains and the coast, combined with beautiful weather almost all year round, give Fujairah a special advantage – excellent conditions for tourism. The emirate of Fujairah is located in the southeastern part of the Arabian Peninsula, its population is about 66,000 people. Here is a real expanse for all who are passionate about history. In the city of Fujairah, you can visit the ruins of an ancient fort and the surrounding settlement, now abandoned. Here you can visit the most interesting museum of archaeological settlements discovered near the neighboring towns of Kidf and Bitna. Archaeological excavations have revealed more than 40 separate sites with approximately 500 ancient burials of various types, as well as ancient buildings: majestic castles and small forts, observation towers, built for protection in almost every village. Dated a few centuries ago, they are almost completely preserved to this day. Moving from Continue reading