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Wawel Royal Castle

The Wawel royal castle stands in the centre of Krakow. Many Polish rulers chose this castle as their primary residence. During the German occupation of Poland, the Wawel castle was the residence of the infamous German governor general, Hans Frank.

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  • Text: Kaj Metz
  • Photos: Lennard Bolijn (1) & Kaj Metz (2,3)

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