Tag Archives: kraków

The Woodcarvers of Poland

Poland has a long tradition of woodcarving. Polish woodcarvers have created many beautiful statues, wooden boxes, religious icons, all meticulously and expertly carved by hand from wood. The Sukiennice Cloth Hall in Kraków’s town square is a famous historical building … Continue reading

Posted in Art, culture | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Wisła River

Known as the Vistula River in English, the Wisła is Poland’s main artery, and the subject of many legends and historical events. It is the largest river in Poland and starts in the Śląsk (Silesia) region of Poland, finally emptying out … Continue reading

Posted in culture, Geography, History | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment