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One euro buys 4.5 Polish zlotys (PLN). 

One US dollar buys 3.7 Polish zloty (PLN). 

One Swiss franc buys 4.1  Polish zloty (PLN).

One British sterling buys 5.2 Polish zlotys (PLN).

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COVID-19 in retreat, restrictions to be eased.

With significantly fewer new cases of COVID-19 in Poland and progress in vaccination, the Polish government has announced its plans as regards easing the restrictions and precautions against the pandemic. On May 4th, 2021 shopping malls and museums may reopen. Hotels will be able to accommodate tourists from May 8th. From May 15th face-covering won't be mandatory in the open air and alfresco eateries will be allowed to reopen, ditto open-air cinemas and theaters. Indoor eating out as well as roofed cinemas, theaters, concert venues, etc. will return on May 29th. Also sports facilities are to be made available in stages over May.

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Veit Stoss Altar

Stoss’ masterpiece shines like new after renovation.

Veit Stoss’ grand altarpiece in Krakow's St. Mary church, the world’s best medieval sculpture has undergone a thorough conservation. The 42-foot-high and 36-foot-wide structure, which consists of 200 marvelous limewood sculptures, was dismantled, its parts transferred to the restoration workshop, cleaned, examined, documented, restored to the original state, conserved, and reassembled, The renovation works took five years and cost an equivalent of over four million euro.

Krakow Philharmonics regain their home.

The building of the Krakow philharmonic society, Filharmonia Krakowska, at 1 Zwierzyniecka street has undergone modernization. Its ticket office operates from mid-September and the first concert was scheduled for September 26th, 2020. Thus the main music venue in central Krakow is back thoroughly modernized.


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