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Wawel Castle

Wawel Hill in Krakow, the mecca of every Pole and a must for foreign tourists, is a microcosm of Polish history and culture. From the 11th century on Poland`s monarchs took up their residence here in the Royal Castle. And they were both crowned and buried here, in the Wawel Cathedral where later on Polish national heroes have also been laid to rest since the 19th century. The place not only overflows with priceless art treasures, architectural beauties, relics of the past and curiosities. It is also full of glory, magic, history and fable


The red triumph

Considered a historic match for the Albanians, the soccer game against Greece, the 2004 European Champion, had great importance. The score of the game was 2 to 1, for Albania. This was a bitter surprise for the European champions, who were very easily defeated in Tirana. Albanian fans from all over the world celebrated this victory. As a result of the festivities of the Albanian immigrants in Greece, there were numerous violent conflicts with the police, injuries and even the murder of Gezim Palushi, an immigrant, who was stabbed by a Greek. The images were taken during the game and the victory festivities in Tirana