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Buda – the castle side of Budapest

Around 890, the Magyar tribes invaded the Carpathian Basin. According to the tradition, Arpad, the leader of Magyars, erected a fortress on the ruins of the amphitheater in Aquincum. The […]

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Szydłowiec

Szydłowiec is a small town located on the Korzeniówka River in the southern part of the Mazowieckie Voivodeship. It once belonged to the Sandomierz region, which was part of Lesser […]

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King’s Highway

The King’s Highway was one of the most important ancient trade routes in the Middle East. It ran from Heliopolis in Egypt through the Sinai Peninsula to Aqaba, where it […]

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Nowy Wiśnicz

The Wiśnicz Castle, standing on a wooded hill above the Leksandrówka River, was erected by Jan Kmita in the second half of the 14th century as a defensive residence. It […]

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Krasiczyn

The history of the castle begins with Jakub from Siecień, who in 1525 became the owner of Śliwnica village. He began to transform the already existing defensive court into a […]

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Carcassonne

The first historical traces in the Carcassonne region date from the 8th century BC. At that time it was a Celtic village (oppidum) surrounded by a shaft and located about […]

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Pszczyna (Pless)

Pszczyna, located in Upper Silesia on the edge of the Pszczyna Forest, was probably founded in the second half of the 13th century. There were several theories about the origins […]

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Avignon

Avignon is located in the south of France, more precisely in Provence on the banks of the Rhone river. The Ramparts, built by the popes between 1350-1368 are one of […]

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Brno

The oldest traces of settlement in this area come from the Bronze and Iron Age. Around the 5th and 7th centuries, a Slav stronghold was established, and later in the […]