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From the legends we learn that the mythical Lech (who was grandson of Piast, known to be the original founder of the Polish state) was out hunting with his brothers. He then saw a white eagle and its nest. A nest is GNIAZDO in Polish. Lech said he would build his own nation here, giving it the name from the nest and the white eagle becoming the emblem of his nation.
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A visit to Gniezno means a visit to the place where the state of Poland was born. According to the Piast legend, Gniezno... more travel advice
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