• Bielsko-Biala in Poland
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    Bielsko-Biala in Poland

    Located at the foot of the Beskid Slaski and the Beskid Maly Mountains in southwestern Poland, Bielsko-Biala is a lesser-known tourist route in Poland, attracting only fewer crowds. Home to more than 180,000 people, the town is made up of two different cities, Silesian Bielsko and Biala, both separated by the Vistula river. The amalgamation took place in 1951.  Bielsko-Biala is an interesting town in Poland that only a few who had visited can attest to its charm and beauty. The town’s architecture is mesmerizing. Yet another fascinating feature is the breathtaking landscapes of the mountains that surround it. It’s a beauty to behold If you’re planning to make a…

  • Bedzin Castle in Poland
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    Bedzin Castle in Poland

    The medieval castle in Będzin, partly reconstructed, is one of the biggest tourist attractions of Upper Silesia. Silesia is not just mines, smelters, and slag heaps. There are also castles and palaces to be found at every step. The castle in Będzin can be described as a pearl of Polish defensive architecture. History The castle in Będzin is a beautifully situated medieval stronghold built by Casimir the Great. The construction of the castle began in the mid-thirteenth century. The place was strategically important due to a significant trade route connecting Wrocław with Krakow.  The initiator of the construction of the fortress was probably the Krakow prince, Bolesław the Chaste. He first built…

  • Ogrodzieniec Castle In Poland
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    Ogrodzieniec Castle In Poland

    The Ogrodzieniec Castle is one of the most exciting strongholds on the Trail of the Eagles’ Nests. It is located in the Silesian Voivodeship in the small village of Podzamcze. The building was erected at the turn of the 14th and 15th centuries on the initiative of King Casimir the Great. It is worth getting to know its fascinating history, legends associated with it, and then visit the ruins. History The beginnings of the Ogrodzieniec castle date back to the 12th century; the first fortifications of the Castle were made during the reign of King Boleslaw Krzywousty. However, the military border did not survive long. In 1241 stronghold was destroyed…