About the City

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We invite you to see together Wrocław,

the ancient capital of the south-western Polish province Silesia. The city has a very unique history and the special atmosphere that evolved during the centuries under the influence of several different cultures. These cultures meet exactly in the area where the city was located and developed. A very convenient location enabled Wrocław to become one of the largest and the most rapidly developing cities in Middle Europe in the middle ages.

Wrocław was:

 

Wrocław, severely destroyed during the siege in 1945, has rosen from ashes and became one of the largest cities and the most important cultural and scientific centres in Poland. It is also the only large city in Europe where the population exchanged completely after the Second World War. However, despite of the war catastrophe, plenty of precious artefacts from the periods of prosperity are preserved and can be seen nowadays. Wrocław houses also valuable treasures of Polish culture brought here from former eastern provinces, that Poland lost for the Soviet Union after 1945 (mainly from the city of Lvov - one of the most important cultural and scientific centres of the pre-war Poland; the scientists from Lvov who moved to Wrocław created here the new Polish university).

That is why Wrocław is a really worth seeing place during your trip to Poland.