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Friday, February 16, 2018

Metro in Paris, France
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The Metro in Paris is the metro network for the city of Paris in France. The metro system is operated by the Régie autonome des transports parisiens.

The Paris metro started in 1900. The metro network is operated by 700 trains and comprises 16 metro lines, with a total line length of approximately 214 km (133 mi).



The Metro in Paris carries over 4.16 million passengers a day.


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Trams in Budapest, Hungary
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Budapest, Transport

The Budapest tramway is the tramway network for the city of Budapest in Hungary. The tram system is operated by Budapesti Közlekedési Zrt.

The tramway started in 1866, with a horsecar service. Electric trams were introduced in 1887.

The Budapest tram network is operated by 612 trams and comprises 33 tram lines, with a total line length of approximately 349 km (216.8 mi) and a total route length of 156.8 km (97.4 mi).



The Budapest tramway carries over 393 million passengers per year.


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Sunday, February 11, 2018

St. John the Baptist Cathedral in Lublin, Poland
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Lublin Cathedral

The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist is a Roman Catholic church, located in Lublin, Poland.

It was built between 1592 and 1617, in the style of the Baroque by the Italian architects Giovanni Maria Bernardoni (1541–1605) and Giuseppe Brizio (1533–1604). In 1823, the church elevated to a cathedral. The building was heavily damaged by Allied bombing in World War II and rebuilt in 1952.





The currently used organ is a vast 50-register instrument with 4,000 pipes, built in the 1930s. It is the third consecutive pipe organ used to accompany the services in the cathedral.

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Chapel of the Holy Trinity in Lublin Castle, Poland
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Architecture, Lublin

The Chapel of the Holy Trinity is a Roman Catholic chapel, located in the courtyard of the Royal Castle, in Lublin, Poland.

The chapel was built between 1326 and 1418, in the style of the Gothic and Lublin Renaissance; the fresco work was conducted in the 1410s by an anonymous team of Ruthenian painters under the supervision of Master Andrey.



In 1954, after the castle had been given to the Lublin Museum, renovation of the chapel’s architecture was carried out. Further restoration works, mainly concerning the polychromes, were completed in 1997.

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Thursday, February 8, 2018

Gothic Quarter in Barcelona, Spain
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Street in Barcelona

The Gothic Quarter in Barcelona, Spain, located between the Rambla in the west and Via Leietana in the east, is well known as the city’s historic centre.

The first traces of settlement in the area of the Quarter date back about 133 B.C.  Despite its name, a number of landmark Gothic buildings in the neighborhood do not date to the Middle Ages. The district was renovated from the ground up several times, most recently for the Olympic Games in 1992.



Still, in no other district are as many monumental buildings and interesting museums as close to each other as in the Gothic Quarter.

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Barcelona, Spain
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Cities, Barcelona

Barcelona is a city in Spain, located 120 km (75 mi) south of the Pyrenees and the Catalan border with France. With an estimated 2015 population of 1,604,555, it is second largest city in the country.

The first traces of settlement in the area of modern Barcelona date back to the 3rd century B.C. Barcelona was first mentioned in written sources in around 237 B.C. In the early 11th century, it was granted city rights by Count of Barcelona Ramon Berenguer II (1053/1054–1082). The Cathedral of the Holy Cross and Saint Eulalia, dates to 1448, is one of the oldest surviving building in Barcelona.



Barcelona is the home of many points of interest declared World Heritage Sites by UNESCO: Park Güell (1984), Palau de la Música Catalana (1997), Sagrada Família (2005).

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Lodz, Poland
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Street in Lodz

Lodz is a city in Poland, located 135 km (84 mi) south-west of Warsaw. With an estimated 2017 population of 693,797, it is the third largest city in the country.

The first traces of settlement in the area of modern Lodz date back to the 14th century. Lodz was first mentioned in written sources in around 1332. In 1423, it was granted city rights by King Władysław II Jagiełło (1352/1362–1434). The Church of St. Anthony of Padua, dates to 1723, is one of the oldest surviving buildings in Lodz.



In 2017, the city was inducted into the UNESCO Creative Cities network and named UNESCO City of Film.

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