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Monday, July 30, 2018

Church of St. Casimir in Warsaw, Poland
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Warsaw, Poland

The Church of St. Casimir is a Roman Catholic church, located in Warsaw, the capital of Poland.

The church was built in 1688–1692, in the style of the Baroque by the German architect Tylman van Gameren (1632–1706). It was ceremonially consecrated in 1715.


In World War II, the Church of St. Casimir was used as a hospital, destroyed by German Luftwaffe bombing in 1944, and rebuilt to the original plans between 1947–1953.


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Rynek Nowego Miasta 2, 00-001 Warszawa, Poland

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Monday, July 16, 2018

Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Bialystok, Poland
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Cathedral Białystok, Poland

The Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, also called Bialystok Cathedral, is a Roman Catholic cathedral, located in Bialystok, Poland.



The cathedral was built between 1900 and 1905, in the style of the Neo-Gothic by the Polish architect Józef Pius Dziekoński (18441927). It was ceremonially consecrated in 1905. The two towers are about 72 m (237 ft) high.

It is the main church of the Archdiocese of Bialystok and acquired the status of basílica in 1985 by decision of Pope John Paul II (1920–2005).


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Saturday, July 7, 2018

St. Stephen's Basilica in Budapest, Hungary
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Hungary, Budapest

The Basilica of St. Stephen is a Roman Catholic church in Budapest, Hungary.



The church was built in 1851–1906, in the style of the Neo-Renaissance by the Hungarian architect Josef Hild (1789–1867). In 1931, Pope Pius XI (1857–1939) awards the church the title “basilica minor”.

With a width of 55 metres (180 ft), length of 87.4 metres (287 ft), and height of 96 metres (315 ft), this is the highest church in Budapest and the third highest church building in present-day Hungary.


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Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Tuileries Garden in Paris, France
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Paris, France

The Tuileries Garden is a 22 hectares (55 acres) garden, located between the Louvre and the Place de la Concorde in the 1st arrondissement of Paris, France.


It was the first royal garden to be open to the public in 1667. The garden was designed by the French landscape architect André Le Nôtre (1613–1700), in the French garden style. It is home to a wide and varied array of plants, including more than thirty-five species of tree. Statues were installed in the early 18th century.

Since 1914 as a protected French National Historical Site, it has also been on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1991 as part of the “Banks of the Seine” site.


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Monday, July 2, 2018

Lodz, Poland
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Poland 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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Malaga, Spain
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Spain Malaga

Malaga is a city in Spain, located 100 km (62 mi) east of the Strait of Gibraltar and 130 km (81 mi) north of Africa. With an estimated 2016 population of 569 009, it is the 6th largest city in the country.

The first traces of settlement in the area of modern Malaga date back to the 8th century B.C. Malaga was first mentioned in written sources in around 20 B.C. In 82, it was granted city rights by Roman emperor Domitian (51–96). The Church of Santiago Apostol, built in the late 15th century, is one of the oldest surviving building in the city.



Malaga is an important tourist destination, known as "the capital of the Costa del Sol". An estimated 6 million tourists visit the city each year.


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Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Lazienki Park in Warsaw, Poland
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Poland, Warsaw

The Lazienki Park is a 76 hectares (187 acres) park, located in Warsaw, Poland. This is the largest park in the city.

The park was designed in the 17th century by the German architect Tylman van Gameren (1632–1706), in the Baroque style, for military commander Stanisław
Herakliusz Lubomirski (1642–1702). The principal edifice of the Lazienki is the Neoclassical Palace on the Isle, erected between 1683–1689 to the design of the German architect Tylman van Gameren. The park is also home to the Chopin Statue, a monument to Frédéric Chopin (musician; 1810–1849). It was designed in 1907 by the Polish sculptor Wacław Szymanowski (1859–1930).



The Lazienki is visited by tourists from all over Poland and the world, and serves as a venue for music, the arts, and culture.


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Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Lublin, Poland
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Poland Lublin

Lublin is a city in Poland, located 170 km (106 mi) south-east of Warsaw. With an estimated 2011 population of 349,103, it is the 9th largest city in the country.

The first traces of settlement in the area of modern Lublin date back to the 6th century. Lublin was first mentioned in written sources in around 1198. In 1317, it was granted city rights by King Władysław I Elbow-high (1261–1333). The Chapel of the Holy Trinity,located in the courtyard of Lublin Castle, dates to 1407 and is one of the oldest surviving building in the city.



The Old Town of Lublin is one of Poland's official national Historic Monuments.

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Sunday, June 17, 2018

Cathedral of St. Florian's in Warsaw, Poland
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Poland, Warsaw

The Cathedral of St. Florian, more formally known as the Cathedral of St. Michael the Archangel and St. Florian the Martyr, is a Roman Catholic church, located in Warsaw, the capital of Poland.

The church was built in 1897–1904, in the style of the Neo-Gothic by the Polish architect Józef Pius Dziekoński (1844–1927). It was ceremonially consecrated in 1901. The two towers are about 75 m (250 ft) high.



The Cathedral of St. Florian's, was destroyed by the Germans as they withdrew from Poland in 1944 after the Warsaw Uprising, and rebuilt to the original plans between 1952–1972.


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