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DanzigRybina

Rybina

The place in the Vistula Delta is the home port of the ship "Stasia". Till Hein undertook a “journey in the Vistula Delta” on it. Again and again the estuary of the river was moved further to the east. That is why Gdansk is no longer a city on the Vistula, but on the Motlawa, reports Jerzy Litwin in "Weichselstadt Gdansk".

Tczew

Tczew

In the former Dirschau the lower Vistula is crossed by a mighty bridge. You have, not without national tones, set Ludwig Passarge in "From the Vistula Delta" a literary monument. Today the Vistula Museum is trying a supranational narrative of the river there, says Beata Halicka happily in “How a river became a myth”.

Thorn

Thorn

The golden age of the Vistula in the 16th century was above all the age of the nobility, reports Beata Halicka in "How a river became a myth". In cities like Krakow, Warsaw, Gdansk, but also Thorn, a self-confident bourgeoisie emerged, writes Eva-Maria Stolberg in “River and Abundance”.

Warsaw

Warsaw

Poland's capital has a mixed relationship with its river, reports Uwe Rada in “The Vistula Waiting for Warsaw”. However, something is happening in Praga on the eastern side of the Vistula, observes Gabriele Lesser in “Waiting for the Metro”. Nevertheless, the Vistula is still a limit to prosperity, said Agniezska Hreczuk in "Vistula Prosperity Limit". Thomas Urban reports from the "Germans on the Vistula" - up to and including the destruction of Warsaw in World War II.

Krakow

Krakow

In Krakow there is the legend of Wanda, who did not want the Germans. In order not to submit, she jumped into the river, reports Thomas Urban in his article “The Germans on the Vistula”. Today environmentalists are fighting against hydraulic engineers on the upper Vistula. Michał Olszewski describes the disputes over flood protection in “A river without a bottom”.

Wisła

Wisła

In Poland, the small town is best known as the birthplace of ski jumper Adam Małysz. What is less well known is that the Vistula rises ten kilometers away. Local initiatives want to change that. They also want to bring the Dreikaisereck, where Austria, Prussia and Russia met at the time of the Polish division, to life again, reports Mateusz Hartwich in "Quellen des Polentums".