Thursday, 23 August 2012

Zamość, Poland

I received this beautiful postcard from one of my favourite RR's on the Postcrossing forum, the 'Choose a Country' RR hosted by the lovely Peggy. This RR is on holiday mode at the moment but even before that, I haven't been lucky enough to join any groups for a while and I miss it!

Zamość is a town in southeastern Poland with 66,633 inhabitants (2004), situated in the south-western part of Lublin Voivodeship (since 1999). The historical city centre was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1992. In the view of UNESCO, "Zamość is a unique example of a Renaissance town in Central Europe, consistently designed and built in accordance with the Italian theories of the "ideal town," on the basis of a plan which was the result of perfect cooperation between the open-minded founder, Jan Zamoyski, and the outstanding architect, Bernardo Morando.

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