Wroclaw

Wrocław, Poland has seen a complex history that includes the switching of hands between eight different kingdoms and empires in the past 1,000 years. As Poland’s fourth-largest city it is now the major industrial, commercial and educational center for the region. Wrocław University is lauded not only for its beauty, but also for its superb education where nine Nobel Prize winners have emerged. The town’s streets are sprinkled with exceptional examples of Baroque and Gothic architecture, and the virtually extinct tradition of lighting gas lit lamps is still a romantic nightly occurrence in some parts of town.

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Wroclaw, Poland

BGZ BNP Paribas Branch

A colorful example of architecture that the early inhabitants of modern Wrocław were determined to clear as it represented remaining traces of German habitation.

Wroclaw, Poland

National Museum in Wroclaw

Established in 1947, The National Museum in Wrocław stands as one of Poland's main branches of the National Museum system, with one of the largest collections of contemporary art in the country.

Wroclaw, Poland

Wroclawskie Centrum Spa

The design of this 19th century recreational center in Poland was selected from 44 submissions during an architectural competition.

Wroclaw, Poland

Primary School No. 74

This Polish primary school, designed by German architects in the early 1900s, was once one of the largest primary schools in Wrocław, Poland.

Wroclaw, Poland

Royal Palace

This former palace of a Polish Baron has only been a city museum for ~10 years. But it contains one of the most comprehensive exhibitions celebrating a millennium of Wrocław.

Wroclaw, Poland

NANAN patisserie

This minimalist Polish patisserie was visually inspired by a tasty treat - the eclair.

Wroclaw, Poland

Centennial Hall

This World Heritage site in Poland once held the world's largest pipe organ.

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