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We want to presentyouwithwhat we sawduringtheexchange:

  • Warsaw

  • Vistula River

  • Museum of Art and Crafts


Warsaw mermaid

Basic information about Warsaw

  • Is the capital and the largest city of Poland

  • The city area is 516.9 square kilometers

  • Warsaw is the 8th largest city in the European Union.

  • The population - ca. 3 mln

  • Has got an elitary University


  • The first fortified settlements on the site of today's Warsaw were Bródno (9th/10th century) and Jazdów (12th/13th century).

  • This differentiation and the growing social contrasts resulted in 1525 in the first revolt of the poor of Warsaw against the rich and the authority they exercised

  • Warsaw remained the capital of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth until 1795, when it was annexed by the Kingdom of Prussia to become the capital of the province of South Prussia.

  • During the Second World War, central Poland, including Warsaw, came under the rule of the General Government, a Nazi colonial administration.

  • In 1945, after the bombing, the revolts, the fighting, and the demolition had ended, most of Warsaw lay in ruins.

The Vistula River

Warsaw by night

The Old Town in Warsaw

The Palace in Wilanowski Park

The Palace on the water. Royal Łazienki in Warsaw

The Wilanów Park

The Palace of Culture and Science

The Warszawa car

The Palace of the president of Poland

Vistula river


Basic information
Basic Information


The reaches of the Vistula are composed of threestretches:

  • upper, from its sources to the city of Sandomierz

  • centre, from Sandomierz to the mouth of Narew and Bug

  • bottom, from mouth of Narew till Vistula's own delta at the Baltic

Geologic history

  • The history of the River Vistula and her valley spans over 2 million years.

  • The river is connected to the geological period called „the Quaternary” (climatechange).

  • The last one million years, an ice sheet entered the area of Poland eight times, bringing along with it changes of reaches of the river. In warmer periods, when the ice sheet retreated, the Vistula deepened and widened its valley.

  • The river took its present forminside the last 14 thousand years, after complete recession of the Scandinavian ice sheet from the area.

Museum of arts and crafts

Museum of Arts and Crafts

In Płock

About museum

The collection of the museum is one of the mostprecious in Europe.

The museum is located in two buildings - at 2 Tumska Street and in Granary at 11b KazimierzaWielkiego Street. Now the museum owns about 80 thousand exhibits - glass, pottery, jewllery and furniture. Some of them are of unique style. There is also an abundant collection of paintings (JózefChełmoński, JacekMalczewski, Julian Fałat, StanisławWyspiański) and Polish sculptures from XIX and XX century

Woman are often the subject of the sculptures because women are very beautiful. And on the sculptures the woman has often the wings of a butterfly.

This sideboard has symmetry and you can also see the sculpture of a woman and flowers.

This is a typical bedroom from the 19th century. sculpture of a woman and flowers.

The sculpture of a woman and flowers.End

Prepared by:

Julia Zyder

Julia Peszold

Özgü Bas

Weronika Krzyżanowska

Marta Orłowska

Agnieszka Karbowiak