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TABLE OF CONTENTS: 1. Zakopane, pages: 2-3 2. Wieliczka Salt Mine, pages: 3-5 3. Kraków (Cracow), pages: 6-9 4. Warszawa (Warsow), pages: 10- 14 5. The Baltic Sea, pages: 15- 16 6. Bieszczady, pages: 17- 18 7. Tricity, pages: 18- 20 8. Częstochowa, pages: 21- 22 9. Nałęczów, pages: 23- 24 10. Mazury (Masuria), pages: 25- 27

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Zakopane- lies in a big valley between the Tatra Mountains and Gubałówka Hill. It is the most important Polish centre of mountaineering and skiing. The most important alpine skiing locations are Kasprowy Wierch, Nosal and Gubałówka Hill. Other famous place in Zakopane is the Valley of Three Lakes. - Marta Brewczyńska (5a)

Kasprowy Wierch and Giewont

Gubałówka

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The Valley of Three Lakes …………………………………………………………………………………………………...

Located under the town of Wieliczka is the Wieliczka Salt Mine – one of the world's oldest operating salt mines (the oldest is at Bochnia, Poland, 20 kilometers from Wieliczka), which has been in operation since prehistoric times. Photos form the salt mine:

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Pupils from our school visited Wieliczka last week. The trip was fantastic!!!, we  spent there about three hours and we had really a good time!!!

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- Wiktoria Wawrzyniak (5a) (it’ s me in the white and pink anorak) …………………………………………………………………………………………………..

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Krak贸w - one of the largest and oldest cities in Poland. It was the capital of Poland from 1038 to 1596, the capital of the Grand Duchy of Krak贸w from 1846 to 1918, and the capital of Krak贸w Voivodeship from the 14th century to 1999. It is now the capital of the Lesser Poland Voivodeship. Famous landmarks include: the Main Market Square with St. Mary's Basilica and the Sukiennice Cloth Hall, the Wawel Castle, the National Art Museum, the Zygmunt Bell at the Wawel Cathedral, and the medieval St Florian's Gate with the Barbican along the Royal Coronation Route. In 1978, UNESCO added Krak贸w's historic centre, which includes the Old Town, Kazimierz and the Wawel Castle to the list of World Heritage Sites. - Mateusz Chudzik (5a)

Wawel Castle

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Sukiennice

There is the Zygmunt Bell in this tower

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Zygmunt Bell

Main Market Square

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Wawel is also famous for its ‘dragon’ which lives on the Wawel Castle

Famous hackney carriage which can be only met in Cracow ………………………………………………………………………………………………...

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Warsaw- is the capital of Poland and its largest city. Warsaw is the 8th largest city in the European Union. Tourists attractions: 1. Royal Castle, King Sigismund's Column, Market Square, 2. the Presidential Palace and the Warsaw University campus, Nowy Świat Street (famous from its expensive shops), 3. the Łazienki Park (the biggest park in Poland), 4. the Powązki Cemetery- one of the oldest cemeteries in Europe, 5. the Okopowa Street Jewish Cemetery- one of the largest Jewish cemeteries in Europe, 6. the north of the city centre is the site of the former Warsaw Ghetto, 7. the Palace of Culture and Science, a Soc-realist skyscraper located in the city center, the Stadion Dziesięciolecia, which used to be the biggest open-air market in Europe. -

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Robert Sonek (6a)


Palace of Culture and Science

King Sigismund's Column

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A symbol of Warsaw- a statue of siren

Royal Castle

Presidential Palace 12


Famous grave of unknown soldier

Łazienki Park in Warsaw

Nowy Świat Street

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The Baltic Sea is located in Northern Europe, from 53°N to 66°N latitude and from 20°E to 26°E longitude. The biggest coastal cities: Szczecin and Gdynia Important ports: Świnoujście and Władysławowo - Paweł Dworak (5a)

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We have got beautiful sunshines

Polish people are very active

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Polish beaches are very beautiful

Bieszczady- is the Polish name of the western part of what the Polish call Eastern Beskids (Beskidy Wschodnie). It is a part of the Carpathian Mountains. The highest peak of Bieszczady is Mt. Pikuy (1405 m) in Ukraine. The highest peak of the Polish part is Tarnica (1346 m). - Krzysztof Synowiec (5a)

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Bieszczady in the winter

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A view from Tarnica …………………………………………………………………………………………………..

Tricity - an urban area consisting of three Polish cities: Gdańsk, Gdynia and Sopot. They are situated adjacent to one other, in a row, on the coast of the Gdańsk Bay, Baltic Sea, in Eastern Pomerania (Pomeranian Voivodeship), northern Poland. - Kasia Wodyńska (5a)

‘Dar Pomorza’- a famous ship

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Gdańsk

Gdynia

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Sopot

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Częstochowa- the town is known for the famous Paulist monastery of Jasna Góra that is the home of the Black Madonna painting, a shrine of the Virgin Mary. Every year, millions of pilgrims from all over the world come to Częstochowa to see it. - Robert Andrzejczuk (5a)

Black Madonna painting

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Famous Paulist monastery

The altar

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Nałęczów - is a spa town (population 4,800) in Poland's Lublin Province, situated on the Nałęczów Plateau. The 18th-century discovery of healing waters initiated the development of a health resort; chiefly treated there are circulatory disorders. - Marta Brewczyńska (5a)

A photo of the most famous sanatorium and SPA centre

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This beautiful birds can be met everywhere, they swim in a small lake which lies in the centre of Nałęczów Nałęczów is also famous for its own mineral water which is called: ‘Nałęczowianka’...

Mineral water ‘Nałęczowianka’

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Masuria - an area in northeastern Poland famous for its lakes and forests. Masuria and the Masurian Lake District are known in Polish as Kraina Tysiąca Jezior - meaning "land of a thousand lakes." People visit this place only in one aim: sailing! - Marta Brewczyńska (5a)

One of the lake

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