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Bozego Ciala Church

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The imposing three-nave church was erected in the 14th century. Its impressive interior is a mixture of austere Gothic architecture and lavish baroque décor. Especially noteworthy is the boat-shaped pulpit, the beautiful main altar and organs. (from http://www.cracowonline.com/378-Bozego_Ciala_Church-Monument)

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A: Placwolnica

Af Andrzej Cież, 110 meter væk

Placwolnica

B: Polska, Kraków, Plac Wolnica

Af Thomas Blanket, 110 meter væk

Polska, Kraków, Plac Wolnica

C: 111

Af michal misiek, 150 meter væk

111

D: Kosciol Bozego Ciala (Corpus Christi Church)

Af Jan Mulder, 170 meter væk

For background information on the Corpus Christi Basilica see wikipedia. Photo's taken on March 6, 2012.

Kosciol Bozego Ciala (Corpus Christi Church)

E: Poland, Krakow, Kościół Bożego Ciała

Af Thomas Blanket, 170 meter væk

Poland, Krakow, Kościół Bożego Ciała

F: City Engineering Museum of Krakow

Af Jan Mulder, 220 meter væk

See the website of this museum. Photo's taken on March 6, 2012.

City Engineering Museum of Krakow

G: Bozego Ciala Church 2

Af Karol Kwiatek, 230 meter væk

The imposing three-nave church was erected in the 14th century. Its impressive interior is a mixture ...

Bozego Ciala Church 2

H: Pedestrian and cyclist bridge across the river Wisla

Af Jan Mulder, 230 meter væk

Extension of Mostova street in Kazimierz, Krakow. Photo's taken on March 6, 2012.

Pedestrian and cyclist bridge across the river Wisla

I: City Engineering Museum of Krakow

Af Jan Mulder, 240 meter væk

See the website of this museum. Photo's taken on March 6, 2012.

City Engineering Museum of Krakow

J: City Engineering Museum of Krakow

Af Jan Mulder, 260 meter væk

The Polish flags with black banner placed on the cashier building of this museum, but also on all bus...

City Engineering Museum of Krakow

Dette panorama blev taget i Krakow, Europe

Dette er et overblik over Europe

Europe is generally agreed to be the birthplace of western culture, including such legendary innovations as the democratic nation-state, football and tomato sauce.

The word Europe comes from the Greek goddess Europa, who was kidnapped by Zeus and plunked down on the island of Crete. Europa gradually changed from referring to mainland Greece until it extended finally to include Norway and Russia.

Don't be confused that Europe is called a continent without looking like an island, the way the other continents do. It's okay. The Ural mountains have steadily been there to divide Europe from Asia for the last 250 million years. Russia technically inhabits "Eurasia".

Europe is presently uniting into one political and economic zone with a common currency called the Euro. The European Union originated in 1993 and is now composed of 27 member states. Its headquarters is in Brussels, Belgium.

Do not confuse the EU with the Council of Europe, which has 47 member states and dates to 1949. These two bodies share the same flag, national anthem, and mission of integrating Europe. The headquarters of the Council are located in Strasbourg, France, and it is most famous for its European Court of Human Rights.

In spite of these two bodies, there is still no single Constitution or set of laws applying to all the countries of Europe. Debate rages over the role of the EU in regards to national sovereignty. As of January 2009, the Lisbon Treaty is the closest thing to a European Constitution, yet it has not been approved by all the EU states. 

Text by Steve Smith.

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