Just a short train ride from Warsaw are two contrasting cities that lie only a stone’s throw apart.
The works of art which went missing from the Municipal Museum in Bydgoszcz during and shortly after World War II included paintings and graphic works from Leon Wyczółkowski, one of the leading representatives of realistic painting of the Young Poland period.
As world marks International Monuments Day, TFN looks at some of Poland’s finest.
TFN’s Stuart Dowell travels to the city of Bydgoszcz where he unravels the extraordinary story of one man’s literal fight for survival in a concentration camp nicknamed the ‘bone grinder’ by its SS guards.
The northern Polish city of Bydgoszcz has been nominated in the European Best Destination 2020 competition, organised each year by European Best Destinations, a Brussels-based institution involved in the promotion of culture and tourism in Europe.
The first of 13 low-floored, articulated Swing trams, ordered from Bydgoszcz-based tram manufacturer Pesa, was officially presented in the Bulgarian capital, Sofia, on Thursday and will go into regular service on Friday, the company has announced.
The hospital will be built by InventionMed and specialize in training dermatological specialists.
The victory in the two-day event was the first time the Polish team had won the title.
By the end of 1918, the insurgents had taken most of the Poznań area, and by January a large part of the Wielkopolska region was under their control.
Pole who spends five hours a day studying football clubs helps gamblers place their bets gets rewarded.