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.
There’s more to Bydgoszcz than just wacky odds and ends. More prosaic attractions are unmasked while prowling the old town.
The treasure found in January under the floor of the Saint Martin and Saint Nicholas Cathedral in Bydgoszcz (northern Poland) will be put on show at a museum in the city next week.