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Polish royal residences open to visitors for free in November

07.11.2022 10:45
Eleven historic royal residences in Poland are admitting visitors for free this month, according to officials.
Polands Culture Minister Piotr Gliński speaks at the launch of this years Free November initiative at Warsaws Wilanów Palace on Friday, November 4, 2022.
Poland's Culture Minister Piotr Gliński speaks at the launch of this year's "Free November" initiative at Warsaw's Wilanów Palace on Friday, November 4, 2022.Photo: Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage/gov.pl

The annual "Free November" initiative is being held for the 11th time, public broadcaster Polish Radio’s IAR news agency has reported.

Tourists can check out attractions such as the Royal Castle in Warsaw, the historic Wawel complex in the southern city of Kraków, and the Castle of the Teutonic Order in the northern town of Malbork.

Other sites available to the public for free this month include Warsaw's Wilanów Palace and the Royal Łazienki Museum in the Polish capital.

"This unique campaign aims to expand access to our beautiful museums and royal residences," said Polish Deputy Prime Minister and Culture Minister Piotr Gliński during a press conference in Warsaw last week.

"It is taking place for the 11th time in response to requests from the public for better and easier access to museums," he added.


Source: gov.pl