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Lajkonik
Krakow

The Lajkonik is one of the unofficial symbols of the city of Kraków, Poland. It is represented as a bearded man resembling a Tatar in a characteristic pointed hat, dressed in Mongol attire, with a wooden horse around his waist. It is the subject of the Lajkonik Festival that takes place each year on the first Thursday after the religious holiday of Corpus Christi.

For more information see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lajkonik

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Uploaded: 17/11/2010
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