• Project Riese
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    Project Riese: The Secret Nazi Tunnel in Poland

    Located 80km to the south of Wroclaw, Project Riese is a massive underground tunnel system that lies beneath the Owl Mountains – the oldest mountain range in Poland. However, to make sure that it withstood the test of time, the Nazis reinforced the walls using steel and concrete. Unfortunately, they couldn’t complete the reinforcement project as the Nazi soldiers abandoned the project during the war’s last days. Built during the Second World War between 1943 and 1945, Project Riese is reputed as one of the world’s largest military enterprises today. It is still unclear why the Nazis built this underground complex; neither is its exact size known. Some say the…

  • Peace Church in Swidnica
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    Peace Church in Swidnica

    Peace Church in Swidnica, Europe’s largest timber-framed Protestant church, made it to the list of World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. Built in the mid-17th century, this magnificent wooden church was completed within 10 months. Covering over 1000 square meters, the massive church can accommodate 7500 people.   One of the major highlights of the church’s Baroque interior is its stunning 18th-century timber-made altar. The good thing about this attraction is that it stands today in its original form, surviving many troubled years. The religious building’s authenticity is evident in its forms and designs, locations, and construction materials as well as the preservations of the original functions.   The fact that…

  • Day Trips From Wroclaw
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    Best Day Trips From Wroclaw

    Wroclaw is one of the best destinations in Poland and will likely steal your heart. But, if you have any more than two days in the town, take the chance to get out of Wroclaw and see more of the Poland.  We listed down 10 best day trips from Wroclaw for you. Giant Mountains & Valley of the Palaces Have you heard about the Valley of Palaces in Poland? I guess no and frankly speaking, I’m not surprised as crowds often overlook this lovely place. The valley, tucked between mountains, seems to be torn from reality and transferred to a fairy tale’s pages.  The scenic route takes you through the…

  • Grodziec Castle
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    Grodziec Castle

    Grodziec Castle is a unique fortress located on a basalt, volcanic, steep hill and is one of the biggest attractions of the Lower Silesia. It is a majestic, massive structure, entirely noticeable from afar. Although today the castle has no one to defend against, it is a great place to explore and learn about history. History The castle, in its original form, was built by Bobrzanie, a West Slavic tribe from the Bóbr River. The first mentions date from 1155. At that time, the castle was a wooden stronghold, and a stone one was built during the reign of Henry the Bearded.  Then the castle became the property of the…

  • Klodzko Fortress
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    Klodzko Fortress

    The most valuable achievement of modern defense architecture in Poland today encourages travelers to visit its mystery and vastness. We can see massive bastions and chambers, or walk along the underground pavement. From the top of one of the bastions, we can admire the magnificent view of the city and the entire Kłodzko Valley. History The Kłodzko Fortress is inseparably connected with the history of the city of Kłodzko. Kłodzko Fortress is one of the most significant fortified buildings from the turn of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. This masterpiece of strategy, created by prominent fortifiers, has never been used correctly. The fortress, mentioned in the Kosmas chronicle with the…