The welded-shut containers containing SS documents and personal belongings including a model train set were part of a treasure haul of around 70 boxes and packages hidden by one or more German families in a walled-off basement of a building in the Lower Silesian city nearly 80 years ago.
VIDEO: Giving a new meaning to the phrase ‘a brush with the law’, Kinga Mikołajska from the Wałbrzych police force uses acrylic on canvas to create her beautiful images.
Dubbed the Princess Diana of her time, Princess Daisy von Pless was known not only for her exceptional beauty and extravagant parties but also for her humanitarian work which is remembered to this day.
With an abundance of off-grid locations spread across the country, spending summer in Poland should not mean spending big in the seaside resorts, says Alex Webber.
Identified as Kajtuś, the hero mutt discovered the mediaeval bracteates whilst walking with his owner near Wałbrzych. Dating to the first half of the 13th century, the one-sided coins will go to a museum after first being analysed by academics.
After being published by Warsaw City Hall on its social media, the design sparked a raft of opinions from internet users and quickly inspired other cities to jump on the trend and create their own designs alluding to the golden era of Polish poster art.
Thought to contain WWII secrets including traitors, the archive believed to be inside the Bond-like underworld complex has been described as ‘an invaluable source of information about the dark times of the WWII occupation.’
Whether it be lavish tented luxury, historic old towns, moody eccentric palaces, wild untamed forests or cool seaside vibes, Poland has them all.
First built in 1867, the renovation has restored Wałbrzych’s historic beauty, including the brick elevation and its most valuable architectural details.
The historic station of Boguszów-Gorce Zachód, just 1km west of the legendary Gold Train town of Wałbrych in Lower Silesia and close to the stunning Książ Castle, has undergone a major transformation to reclaim its former colour scheme as well as gain some delightful new features.