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Wanderings on Poland (8)






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  • 1. Beauty is ourentirePoland
  • 2. Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship
    This voivodeship is located in the southeastern part of the country, within
    the Małopolska Upland. Some of the borders of the region is a natural – at the east and south-east - an border is the Vistula Riverand to the west Pilica.
    The seat of the provincial authorities is in Kielce.
    Panorama of the Świętokrzyskie mountains - rangeJeleniowskie
    Warszawa - Teatr Wielki
  • 3. The Bishop’s Palace in Kielce
  • 4. Kielce - St. Cross Church
  • 5. Kielce - Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 6. Kielce - MunicipalGovernment
  • 7. Culture Centre of Kielce
  • 8. Kielce - Botanical Garden
  • 9. Sandomierz – Little Rome
    The city is situated on seven hills and therefore is sometimes called "little Rome".
    At the two cities there are underground labyrinths. In Rome, those are the catacombs, and in Sandomierz in the basement there are the old merchants' cellars and the legendary dungeonBoth cities can boast as turbulent as well as a beautiful story.
  • 10. Church of Sts. Michael in Sandomierz and"Dlugosz House" - now the Diocesan Museum
  • 11. Sandomierz – Town Hall
  • 12. Sandomierz - antique houses around the Market
  • 13. Market square in Sandomierz
  • 14. Sandomierz in lateautumn
  • 15. Świętokrzyskie Mountains -viewŁysaMountain (Bald Mountain)
  • 16. Święty Krzyż (Holy Cross) - Shrine of the Holy Cross Trees
  • 17. BenedictineAbbeyon Święty Krzyż
    The oldest Polish shrine. Are stored there in the relics of the Holy Cross Trees.
    According to tradition, the first church (rotunda), erected there in 966 by Dobrawa,
    the wife of Prince Mieszko the First, and the Benedictine abbey was founded
    by King Boleslaw the Brave in 1006.
  • 18. The reliquary
    Cross Benedictine
  • 19. Benedictines church of St. Holy Trinity,
    inside of the Oleśnicki chapel, here there are of relics of the Holy Cross
  • 20. View from the top of the Holy Cross
  • 21. Góry Świętokrzyskie – mountain range located in Central Kielce Highlands .
    It is one of the oldest mountain ranges in Poland, so the highest peak (Łysica) is only 612 m above sea level.The name of the mountains comes from of the relics of the Holy Cross (ŚwiętyKrzyż) stored at the monastery on Mt.
  • 22. Świętokrzyskie Mountains - Rocks in KamieńMichniowskipreserve
  • 23. Holy Cross Mountains on the threshold of winter
  • 24. Góry Świętokrzyskie - the Reserve Zelejowa
  • 25. Ujazd – Ruins of KrzyżtopórCastle
    Built between 1627-1644 by Christopher Ossoliński, neverfullybeencompleted.
    It is a largeItalian-stylepalace in a palazzo in fortezza style.
    Architect and inspector of the build of the palace was Lorenzo Senes.
    On the north side were once beautiful gardens in the Italian style.
  • 26. Panorama of inner square of Krzyżtopór Castle
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  • 28. Model of the palace
  • 29. Busko Zdrój - Spa House
  • 30. Nagłowice – manor house in which he lived and wrote MikolajRej
  • 31. Oblęgorek - mansion house of Henryk Sienkiewicz, now a museum
  • 32. The interior of the mansion - dining room
  • 33. Sanctuary in Kałków
    The building, in which are chapels commemorating the martyrdom of Polish nation
  • 34. Przypkowscy Clock Museum in Jędrzejów
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  • 38. W Pacanowie kozy kują,
    więc Koziołek, mądra głowa,
    błąka się po całym świecie,
    aby dojść do… Pacanowa!!!
    (Excerpt of rhymed fables about KoziołekMatołek)
    The KoziołekMatołek Museum
    European Centre for Tales
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  • 44. View from Mount St. Anna in Pińczów; the valley of the Nida
  • 45. Landscape near Opatowiec
  • 46. Kurozwęki - PalaceComplex
  • 47. Szydłów - Polish Carcassonne
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  • 49. Szydłów – the main building of the castle
  • 50. The entrance to the castle courtyard
  • 51. Szydłów – the view from the Castle on the treasure house
  • 52. Szydłów – Krakowska Gate
  • 53. Szydlow - bird's-eyeview
  • 54. The palace of prince Drucki-Lubecki in Bałtów
  • 55. TyrannosaurusRex model in Bałtów Jurassic Park
  • 56. Model of stegosaurus in Bałtów Jurassic Park
  • 57. Museum of Technic in the SielpiaWielka
  • 58. Museum of Technic in the Sielpia- the antique hammer
  • 59. Sielpia - this is a summer resort, set in the resinous forests,
    on the picturesque bay Czarna Rivers
  • 60. the end
    Music - F. Chopin; Nocturne for piano No. 7 in Csharp minor
    llustrations - downloaded from web sites A presentation prepared - Anna