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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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Venice (sestiere Cannaregio)

Cannaregio is the northernmost district of Venice. Its name probably derives from the “Canal Regio”, which is the old name of Canale di Cannaregio. Until the construction of a railway […]

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Venice (San Polo and Santa Croce)

San Polo and Santa Croce lie in the bend of the Grand Canal. The largest palazzi stand along the Grand Canal. Now there are interesting museums. In 1097, in the […]

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Venice (sestiere Castello)

Castello is the largest sestiere of Venice, stretching east of San Marco. The name Castello derives from the fortress standing in the eighth century in the place of today’s church […]

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Venice

Venice is located in the Veneto region, once inhabited by the Euganei, a Proto-Italic ethnic group. Around 950 BC they were conquered by the Veneti, probably of the Illyrian origin. […]

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Venice (sestiere San Marco)

Venice is divided into sestiere (districts). The heart of the city is Piazza San Marco in San Marco sestiere, with many representative buildings like the Basilica of St. Mark or […]

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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 […]