Market place at Sylvester day
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Market place at Sylvester day

The World > Europe > Poland > Krakow

Tags: square, statue

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Photo's taken on December 31, 2012.

  • Paulo Yuji Takarada over 1 year ago
    Um amanhecer bonito num dia de frio!
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    J: Bazylika Mariacka

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    This panorama was taken in Krakow, Europe

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