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Colors of Lublin - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle

Lublin Lublin will surely appeal to fans of event tourism and those wishing to get acquainted with the region's historical traditions. Throughout the year, they hold many interesting festivals and holidays dedicated to regional culture. The brightest and most famous celebration is the Jagiellonian Fair, which continues to be one of the largest festivals in Europe. The mid-August event is dedicated to the traditions and culture of the indigenous population.
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For several days, Lublin Old Town comes alive in the truest sense of the word. Here you can meet locals dressed in beautiful national costumes, visit craft workshops, take part in interesting entertainments and try dishes prepared according to old recipes. The tradition of holding fairs was born in the city in the 15th century when Lublin was one of the largest trading towns in the region. Fairs were held right on the streets and attracted merchants from many countries. Visitors could buy the best grain and wine from various countries, luxurious clothes, and handicrafts.
The city is still located at the intersection of important trade routes, so its colorful fairs do not lose their relevance. Hundreds of years ago, not only merchants but also street performers, musicians, and artists attended the holidays. Now the fair is held for three days, each of which is full of entertainment. Many come to the historic district in search of exotic goods and unique souvenirs, while others are more attracted by spectacular shows of street performers. On the streets, they hold fascinating master classes participants of which can learn the basics of the crafts widespread in the region. Pottery workshops operate in the city like many years ago. Interesting accessories made of wood and woven baskets remain one of the main historical symbols of the city. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Craft workshops, some of which were opened several centuries ago, continue to operate in Lublin's heritage district. You can visit them outside the framework of holidays. Local artisans often organize exhibitions and open master classes for all comers. Like many years ago, the Jagiellonian Fair attracts merchants and artisans from various countries. It is attended by guests from Slovenia, Lithuania, Ukraine, Belarus, Georgia, and Russia. The variety of goods presented at the fair is truly amazing, from unique handmade crafts to rare delicacies and drinks.
Lublin For the guests of the city, the colorful festival is a great opportunity to buy interesting souvenirs. fired clay pottery and hand-embroidered clothes are especially popular with tourists. The traditional holiday of Lublin has its own unique symbol - the golden chicken. Its figure of impressive size is always set on one of the historic streets. During the festival, it becomes one of the most photographed objects.
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Gourmets will surely enjoy the historic holiday, as local restaurants and pubs take an active part in it. Many of them set up outdoor terraces and counters on the street to present the most popular treats. A must-try for festival guests is traditional pastries - chefs prepare wonderful pies with meat and fruit fillings. Within the framework of the fair, interesting free tours are organized for all tourists.
Among Lublin's traditional holidays, it is worth noting religious ones, preparations for which are also very impressive. It will be interesting to visit the city on Christmas Eve, to take a walk along festively illuminated streets and watch traditional holiday entertainments. After the New Year, Lublin hosts the Three Kings Festival traditional for many European countries. A solemn procession passing through the city's streets is its mandatory part. Participants scatter candies and other popular sweets for the audience, therefore the original holiday is one of the favorites among local children.
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Before the beginning of Lent, the city holds a beautiful carnival that is accompanied by street parties and a rich gastronomic program. During this period, guests of Lublin can attend performances of folk groups, take part in traditional winter games, try food in outdoor cafes and enjoy the unique festive extravaganza. Observing beautiful historical traditions has become an integral part of everyday life for the townspeople.
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♥   Archikatedra św. Jana Chrzciciela, Lublin, 0.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Bazylika św. Stanisława BM, Lublin, 4.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Bazylika św. Anny, Lubartów, 24 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Bazylika św. Wojciecha, Wąwolnica, 29.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Bazylika św. Jana Chrzciciela Sanktuarium Maryjne, Parczew, 49.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Kościół św. Franciszka Ksawerego, Krasnystaw, 51.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Bazylika św. Antoniego z Padwy, Radecznica, 58.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Traditions and festivals in cities around Lublin

Cityguide on traditions, mentality and lifestyle of people in Lublin. Learn the best periods to visit Lublin to discover its soul - authentic festivals, events and celebrations. We will also reveal the interesting habits, attitude towards the world and to tourists in Lublin.
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