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We came to Gniezno on Easter Sunday as a day trip from Poznan by local train. It turned out to be a very pleasant trip with blue sky but with almost everything closed.
Gniezno is said to be the birthplace of Poland. Funny enough it's a German doing. Kaiser Otto III. made a pilgrimage to the grave of holy Adalbert who's remains were retrieved by Boleslaw I. for gold. Adalbert was beheaded on a missionary trip. Anyway, in the cathedral Otto ennobled his vassal and therefore Poland was born.
- In a nutshell:It's a must to see Poland's birthplace!
There is only one little piece of city wall left. But where the city gates used to stand you may find little pyramids... more travel advice
The reliquary of St. Wojciech is placed in the centre of the chancel of the cathedral. I was very impressed by the... more travel advice
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