This is one of the buildings of the University of Wroclaw – one of the biggest in Poland. Founded in 1702 it is one of the oldest college level institution in Europe. Many of the buildings are old, with elaborate architecture, beautiful to look at and I am sure a pleasure to study in. I … More Streets of Wroclaw XI
We should not forget about the many, many churches in Wroclaw. Since personally Gothic is my favorite style of architecture, I am presenting you with two churches. Between the Masses the churches are open and anyone can come in, sit for a moment in quietness, and contemplate the important issues of life – or just … More Streets of Wroclaw X
This could be the official entrance to the Underground Kingdom of the Dwarfs. As you already know there is at least 150 of them and the numbers are growing each year. I will just give you a sample of their jovial personalities 🙂 I am pretty sure that in Wroclaw there is a Dwarf for … More Streets of Wroclaw IX
I am back after the not quite intentional break to take you again for a stroll through Wroclaw streets. Peaking into little side streets and alleys will benefit in finding gems of architecture hidden behind fences and gates. If you meet people that live there they may even tell you something about the history of … More Streets of Wroclaw VII
Choose the color you most like and you can probably find an apartment building in that color. The old part of Wroclaw is one of the most beautiful of the Polish cities. Krakow and Warsaw make the top three most visited towns.
Some of the most beautiful apartment building in Wroclaw are so intricately decorated that one could stand on the pavement below and admire them for some time. In fact in the town center there are numerous benches and people do just that. Others – like me – scout the best angle for the shot 😉 The … More Streets of Wroclaw IV
Practically every street in the old part of Wroclaw will amaze you. The apartment houses are unique, beautiful, and each one is different. The first floor is a store of some kind, a cafe, or a restaurant. From the second floor up there are apartments. If you look closely you will discover that the height … More Streets of Wroclaw II
Wroclaw is the second most beautiful city after Krakow. The Old Town Hall stands in the center of Market Square. The Gothic Town hall was built in the 13th century. Today its Great Hall serves as a place for civil weddings and various cultural events like concerts and lectures. There is also a museum there … More Streets of Wroclaw I