Hip Guide to Poland
One of the recent countries to join the European Union, Poland is undergoing a huge transformation, now that it has thrown off decades of communist programming. From it’s medieval city centers to modern skyscrapers and vast countryside, the new Poland has so much to offer the visitor. Whether you come for a historical tour, a religious pilgrimage, or a taste of Polish culture, you will find a warm welcome in Poland. The Hip Guide to Poland offers highlights of the country, and contains many tips for making your stay here more rewarding.
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Royal Castle, Warsaw
Begun in 1916, the National Museum in Warsaw was completely rebuilt and reorganized in 1995. The traditional prewar names of museum units were reintroduced and the Sculpture Collection was renewed. There is a new Collection of East Christian and Byzantine art.
The opening of new permanent galleries, the Gallery of Italian Painting and a reorganized Gallery of Ancient Art, occured in the year 2000. Continue reading