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The Gdańsk Highland is situated on the edge of the Kashubian Lakeland, where gentle moraine hills overgrown with forests dominate, and the Radunia River and its floodplains and tributaries form picturesque gorges and bends. It is a perfect area for recreational family trips to relax in the bosom of nature and take advantage of the wide range of waterside resorts.

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Straszyn is a 14th-century Teutonic Knights' village, where merchant caravans wandering along the "Amber Trail" stopped, and in the 16th century a paper mill with two water wheels was opened here, which had three watermarks (filigrees).

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The Old Paper Mill in Łapin dates back to 1877 with preserved 1915 dutch paper machines, and 1925 paper machines with a historic furnace, where confiscated drugs were burned in the 80s and 90s, as well as files and documents of the security service.

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In the second half of the 18th century the owner of Jankowo, Karol Fryderyk von Conradi, founded in the village a higher scientific institution called "Conradinum" Gymnasium, which in 1900 was moved to Gdansk Wrzeszcz, where it exists to this day.

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In Kowale most of the local hosts were drowning in debt, an inn existed here already for four hundred years. One of its 16th-century owners was let out bankrupt, because the authorities took away his permission for a beer tavern. It was a punishment for tolerating gambling and card games after twenty-two o'clock.

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In 1932 a holiday house was built in Zaskoczyn for children from poor families, in which, among others, Günter Grass. Later on, there was the so-called Adolf-Hitler-Schule, which in the early 1940s was moved to Janków. Today, there is a nursing home for the elderly in this place.

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After the First World War, Ełganowo was called the Nest of Poles because of the unprecedented high percentage of Poles in the area of the Free City of Gdańsk in relation to other municipalities.

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Patrizio Restaurant and pizzeria w Bąkowie

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14th-century Church of Corpus Christi in Pręgowo

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14th-century Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Queen of the Polish Crown in Lublewo

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18th century Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Marian Sanctuary in Trąbki Wielkie

It is one of the most important Marian sanctuaries of the Archdiocese of Gdansk, where the object...

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