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    • Beauty is ourentirePoland
    • Greater Poland Voivodeship
      After the last administrative division of Poland Wielkopolska Province ranks second
      in the country in terms of areaand third in terms of population.
      Approximately 25% of the total surface area covered by forests, on lake districts in the northernand central part of region is about 800 lakes, the largest natural reservoir of the Wielkopolska province is Powidzkie Lake (1036 ha). Odra and Warta are the main rivers of the region
      and the capital of Wielkopolska is Poznań.
      Poznań
    • Imperial Castle in Poznań
    • The Old Market in Poznań
    • Old Market Square and Fountain of Proserpine
    • The Neptune Fountain
      The Fountain of Apollo
    • The wells "Bamberka"
    • The beautiful Poznań City Hall
    • A characteristic element of Poznan are little goats, which show up at noon above the clock
      at City Hall tower.
    • And those naughty goats brawl at Kolegiacki Square
    • Monument of Wielkopolska Insurgents 1918
      Monument of vicitmes of events of June 1956
    • The former Jesuit College, now the office of the city, deep in the parish church
    • Collegium Maius in Poznań
    • Opera House, Poznań
    • Cathedral on Ostrów Tumski
    • The area where held every year International Fair in Poznan
    • Former brewery - now a huge and prestigious shopping center
    • Part of the Old Brewery can be visited,here we see the historic brew house and fermentation tanks
    • Warta in Poznan, low level of water
    • Malta Lake, the favorite recreation area of residents and tourists,
      is located just east of the city center. Situated in the center is stunning Malta Lake itself.
      This artificial lake was built in 1952 from the waters of the Cybina River.
    • Malta
    • Malta
    • Since 2005, in December, at Poznan Market Square take place of Festivals of Ice Sculptures
    • We will go by train
      to Puszczykowo ...
    • Wielkopolski National Park - the umbrella roof for tourists in the forest in Puszczykowo
    • In Puszczykowo there is an park-museum dedicated to Arkady Fiedler (writer and the traveler),
      contains his ethnographic collections
    • A replica of Christopher Columbus' ship "Santa Maria" (scale 1:1)  which is in the Arkady Fiedler Museum
    • Puszczykowo is surrounded by the Wielkopolski National Parkwhere you can meet swan family ...
    • ... as well as a dangerous wild pig
    • Wielkopolski National Park - Góreckie Lake and Castle of Klaudyna Potocka on Zamkowa Island
    • Wielkopolski National Park
    • A Lake in Ślesin
    • Powidzkie Lake it's an post-glacial lake of gutter-type,
      the largest lake in WielkopolskaVoivodeship
    • Powidzkie Lake
    • Powidzkie Lake
    • Powidzkie Lake
    • Gniezno - the first Polish capital, in 1025 there was a coronation
      of Prince Boleslaw the Brave as the first King of Poland
    • Gniezno - Basilica of the PrimateAssumption of the Virgin and St. Wojciech
    • he interior of the Cathedral of Gniezno - the altar in the main nave, Christmas decor
    • The grave (reliquary) St. Wojciech
    • OSTRÓW LEDNICKI
      Gniezno, OstrówLednicki, Poznan - here the boundaries of land inhabited by tribes of Polan,
      here been the began of reign of the Piast dynastyand through their of energy, determination and perseverance became the germ of a country with thousand years of history.
      The island is surrounded by an aura of mystery, arouse curiosity huge embankments,
      construction of which is attributed to the Prince Mieszko the First.
    • Museum of the First of Piast Dynasty
    • Remains of castle and chapel
    • reconstruction of a wooden hut
    • Rogalin Palace
    • Rogalin Palace
    • Rogalin Landscape Park
    • Kórnik Castle
    • Lichen Stary is a small town near Konin ....
    • .... but the Marian shrine, which is there,annually visited by some 1.5 million pilgrims and tourists.
    • Basilica
      Blessed Virgin Mary
      Sorrows, Queen of Poland
      Its construction started in 1994,
      and was completed in 2004. It is the largest in Poland, and the seventh in Europe and eleventh in the world, Shrine of Our Lady. It is 139 meters long, 77 meters in width, the height of the tower is almost 130 meters. Visible from afar a huge dome of the Basilica is 36 meters in diameter and 45 m in height. The temple has 365 windows and 52 doors, symbolizing the days and weeks a year, to the interior of the basilica lead 33 steps of stairs, which refer to the years
      of the life of Jesus Christ.
    • The temple is visible from a distance of ten to twenty kilometers,
      on a nearby hill there is so called Golgotha and the Way of the Cross - a work of penance
    • One of the many sculptures that surround the basilica
    • The sculpture depicting one of the apparitions of Our Lady
    • The upper church - the main nave
    • The main altar with the miraculous image of Our Lady
    • The relics of St. FaustinaKowalska in Divine Mercy Chapel
    • Paintings depicting scenes of two apparitions:
      for a shepherd - of Nicholas Sikatka and for one of soldier of Napoleon - of Thomas Kłossowski
    • The biggest
      organs
      in Poland
    • Stained Glass in the ceiling
    • The underground of Basilica - Lower Church
    • One of the side chapels
    • The anotherchapel
    • Lichen - an older part of the town with churches: St. Dorothy and Our Lady of Czestochowa
    • Pilgrim House "ARKA"
    • Kaliszone of the oldest cities in PolandTown hall
    • Kalisz - Sanctuary of the St. Joseph is visited each year by more than 70 thousand. pilgrims
    • Kalisz - the building of theater of WojciechBoguslawski
    • Kalisz - Church of Divine Mercy
    • Kalisz-Zawodzie, the wooden church of St. Wojciech and bell tower
    • Kalisz - Church and Franciscan Monastery; 1257
    • BackgroundSound - Waltz in F minor, op.70 No. 2 Frederic Chopin
      Illustrations - downloaded from web sites
      The presentation is prepared by - Anna
      the end
    • BackgroundSound - Waltz in F minor, op.70 No. 2 Frederic Chopin
      Illustrations - downloaded from web sites
      The presentation is prepared by - Anna
      the end