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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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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Cathedral of St. Mary Magdalene in Warsaw, Poland
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Warsaw, Poland

The Cathedral of St. Mary Magdalene is a Polish Orthodox cathedral, located in Warsaw, the capital of Poland.

The church was built in 1867–1869, in the style of the Byzantine by Russian architect Nikolai Sychev. It was ceremonially consecrated in 1869. The building had an area of 776 m² (8.352.794 sq ft) and a capacity for 800–1000 people in a service.



The Cathedral of St. Mary Magdalene is one of two Orthodox churches to survive a demolition campaign in the 1920s.


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Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Luxembourg Garden in Paris, France
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France, Paris Garden

The Luxembourg Garden is a 23 hectares (56 acres) garden, located in the 6th arrondissement of Paris, France.

The Garden was designed in the 17th century by the Florentine hydraulics engineers and garden designers Tommaso Francini (1571–1651), in the French garden style. He also built the Medici Fountain in 1630s. More than 2,000 elm trees were planted and large flower beds were laid out.



The garden is also home to more than 100 statues. The most unusual statue in the park, placed there in 1906, is arguably that of the Statue of Liberty donated by Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi.

Today, as in the 17th century, it is a good place to savour the cosmopolitan atmosphere of a rich palace gardens. There is plenty of stuff for people to enjoy from all ages and all interests.


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Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Zoo and Botanical Garden in Budapest, Hungary
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Budapest, Hungary Zoo

The Budapest Zoo and Botanical Garden is a garden, located in Budapest, Hungary. It is the oldest zoo park in Hungary and one of the oldest in the world.

The zoo was opened in 1866. It covers about 18.4 hectares (45 acres), it is home to over 10354 animals representing more than 1072 species; it also maintains a large number of invertebrates.



The Budapest Zoo and Botanical Garden is an accredited member of the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria and the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums. The garden has 1–1.1 million visitors every year.







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Saturday, June 2, 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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