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“A pleasant haven off a main intercity thoroughfare”

Swaffham, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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“A pleasant haven off a main intercity thoroughfare”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2012

A walk across the very busy road bridge takes you to a really tranquil island onwhich the the Cathedral stands surrounded by other buildings associated with the church. Although not a fully pedestrian area, there is no through traffic so it is a very pleasant area to walk around. The streets are wide and tree-lined and, even in early Spring, are very different from the nearby main roads. Walking across the bridge to approach the island also gives good views of the older parts of the city as well as of the river and the Cathedral. Tick it off while you're in Poznan

Visited March 2012
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Frankfurt, Germany
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30 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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“Pretty church area”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2012

Ostrow Tumski is a pretty area with a large church in the centre with the river Warta running next to it. On my last visit there a recreation of a battle was taking place with old tanks, soldiers and pyrotechnics. Worth checking if you are there around the same time as it was good entertainment, a pretty area and church all the same if not.

Visited August 2011
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Salem, SC
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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“Birthplace of Poland”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2012

Really interesting that first Polish King baptized here. Lots to see.

Visited September 2011
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