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Żuławy Gdańskie used to be very rich in the past and nowadays delightful with charming, unique, historic sacral buildings and original architecture of arcaded houses. It is an area in the Vistula delta, flat and forestless, crossed by drainage canals with the central Motlawa River flowing through it, rich in fertile soil. It is a great area for trips outside the city, especially by bicycle, and by exploring the historical knowledge you can fully experience its uniqueness.

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In the 17th century the same dance was performed in Żuławy as in Gdańsk. For games and parties the music service in the villages of Żuławy was reserved exclusively for guild musicians from Gdańsk. This resulted in singing songs and playing music that prevailed in the salons of Gdańsk.

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The inhabitants of Żuławy Gdańskie often broke the bans on organizing parties, and weddings were an opportunity to make a real difference. It happened that cakes ordered in Gdańsk were imported in a quadruple cart and six hundred bottles of wine were drunk.

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At the end of the 16th century there was a compulsory schooling obligation in Żuławy Gdańskie for children from 6 to 14 years old. Attempts were made to have a school with a teacher in every village.

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There was no shortage of sons of Żuławy plowmen among the students of the Gdańsk Gymnasium. The education of the children of the Żuławy region did not differ much from that of the children of the Gdańsk townspeople.

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The protection of floodbanks in Żuławy was handled by the embankment manager - usually the village mayor, who had sworn dikes and sworn canals to help. The mayor's authority was not only limited to the management of the embankments, but he also performed the sworn function of the representative of the mayor of Żuławy in matters of law enforcement in the village and settled doubts and disputes.

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