On the 8 of July 1980 a strike started in the WSK PZL Świdnik factory. The straw that broke the camel's back was the price of the meal in the factory canteen rising 80% in one day. The atmosphere quickly spread over 150 companies in Lublin and the whole voivodeship. The range of the strikes fo ...
An important moment in the history of Lublin was signing the Union of Lublin. On the 1st of July 1569 in Lublin, an aggreement between the Crown of the Kingdom of Poland and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania was signed. A new country was created, called the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth. Upon the aggr ...
Bike rides around the picturesque Bug and Vistula areas, guided tours around Lublin, Kazimierz Dolny and Zamość, concerts in the wonderful scenery of the Zamoyski Palace in Kozłówka, close encounters with the blacksmith tradition in Wojciechów, and celebrations of the 451st anniversary of the U ...
Grodzka Gate was also known as the Jewish Gate, because it served as a contractual border between the Christian city within the walls, and the Jewish district. Today inside of the gate one can see an exhibition "Lublin. Memory of the place", devoted to the history of pre-war city and it's inhabitants.
Discover Lublin with help of unique tourist offers, some of them also available in foreign languages. The unconventional trails include: The original Lublin free walking tour, The trail of Lublin Jews, The riddles of Lublin townswoman, Pay attention to the detail, and many others. You can check them all on www.guide.lublin.eu and make a reservation online. Have some inspiring memories from Lublin!
Cebularz is a well known snack from the Lublin region. It originates from Jewish cuisine. Wheat cake with onion seasoned with poppy seeds - delicious! During the visit in the Regional Museum of Cebularz the guests will learn about it's history and recipe, as well as about Lublin itself.
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The market square was marked out almost 700 years ago, after Lublin received its civic charter (15th August 1317). In 1575 a great deal of the wooden buildings burnt down and new presentable brick townhouses were erected in their place. Many of them have preserved their original exterior appearance and historical ornaments. The ones especially worth seeing include:
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