Hotel Kosciuszko

Ul. Papiernicza 3, Krakow, Southern Poland, 31-221, Poland | Hotel
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Crime of Communism

A travel blog entry by janlill on Jun 13, 2014

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... other communism countries, eg Hungary which was wealthier, buying goods and coming back to sell them.

  • In Hungary they introduced the Goulash Communism by allowing people to open private businesses. Had highest level of wealth. Czech and East Germany.
  • F, PENSIONERS FROM COMMUNIST ERA:
    • Today's pensioners worked all their lives - and the government was meant to give them a pension. When communism collapsed, the ...

    Kazimierz (Jewish District)

    A travel blog entry by jeffdavis152 on Dec 09, 2013

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    By this time, there was quite a bit of rain falling, but Ruthy and I didn't let that stop us. We met our guide and a few other avid tourists in front of St. Mary’s Church in the old town, and walked for 10 minutes or so to the Jewish district. At its conception, the Jewish district was actually a separate city called Kazimierz. The district still goes by this name, but is now considered part of Krakow. Many Eastern European cities had Jewish districts, because ...

    Krakow - Second Day

    A travel blog entry by sue2013 on Sep 20, 2013

    3 comments, 8 photos

    Happier day.. And we had sunshine all day! Big cheer, everyone. Headed off early for a tour around the centre of Krakow and what a delightful place it is. First stop was to see the building where Oscar Schindler first had his factory and where he managed to save the lives of many Polish Jews. After yesterday, it was nice to see photos of people who had survived the war (due to Oscar) and some are even still alive. We also went to the street that ...

    Sloshing around in Krakow

    A travel blog entry by sandyhart on Jun 28, 2013

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    ... is thought to be crucial for the continuing survival of the Cathedral? town? country? My favorite was several memorials to Queen Jadwiga. At the age of 10, the daughter of the Hungarian king (and great granddaughter of King Wladyslaw the Short) was placed on the throne of Poland as KING Jadwiga. She had been engaged to someone else from the age of 4, but was forced to marry a much older man when she was 12. By 24, she had died in childbirth, but ...

    Dads favourite place

    A travel blog entry by jspence on May 26, 2013

    ... their many visits. It was a great night and to make it just so incredibly wonderful for Dad, at the final pub we were at - they played Echo and the Bunnymen on his request. Shay and I sat laughing and filming Dad as he sang and enjoyed himself. The next day we visited Auschwitz, we were driven by bus with an English speaking tour guide, walked around the former concentration camp, both the first Auschwitz and the second, larger one 3km from the first one. we were in a walking ...

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    This hotel, located in the Pr?dnik Bia?y Po?udnie area of Krakow, is near Krakow Bike Tour, St. Florian's Gate (Brama Florianska), The Barbican (Barbakan), and Plaszow Concentration Camp.
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