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Astronomical Observatory of the Jagiellonian University in Kraków. 
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Astronomical Observatory of the Jagiellonian University in Kraków.
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Fort Skała - the moat with a caponnier inside
Inside the St. Anne's church in Kraków. 
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Inside the St. Anne's church in Kraków.

This carefully renovated church, built in 1689-1703 as a university church, is undeniably one of the most beautiful pearls of Polish Baroque. It was designed by a Dutch architect Tylman of Gameren and inspired by the architecture of 15-16th century Rome.

In the gorgeous interior you can find colourful polychromies by Karol Dankwart and stucco decorations by an Italian sculptor, Baltazar Fontana. In the main altar there is a painting of the Virgin and Child with St. Anne by Jerzy Siemiginowski, a court artist of Polish king Jan III Sobieski.

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An obligatory photo at the Mouth of Truth in Rome, Italy. 
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An obligatory photo at the Mouth of Truth in Rome, Italy.

Wikipedia: La Bocca della Verità (in English, "the Mouth of Truth") is an image, carved from Pavonazzetto marble, of a man-like face, located in the portico of the church of Santa Maria in Cosmedin in Rome, Italy. The sculpture is thought to be part of a 1st century ancient Roman fountain, or perhaps a manhole cover, portraying one of several possible pagan gods, probably Oceanus. Most Romans believe that the 'Bocca' represents the ancient god of the river Tiber. The most famous characteristic of the Mouth, however, is its role as a lie detector. Starting from the Middle Ages, it was believed that if one told a lie with one's hand in the mouth of the sculpture, it would be bitten off. The piece was placed in the portico of the Santa Maria in Cosmedin in the 17th century.

The Mouth of Truth is known to English-speaking audiences mostly from its appearance in the 1953 film Roman Holiday. The film also uses the Mouth of Truth as a storytelling device since both Hepburn's and Peck's characters are not initially truthful with each other.

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