(kôlôb`zhĕk) or


town (1994 est. pop. 46,300), Zachodniopomorskie prov., NW Poland, on the Baltic Sea at the mouth of the Prośnica River. It is a seaport, seaside resort, and rail junction. A salt-trading center in the Middle Ages, it was chartered in 1255. It was besieged three times by the Russians in the Seven Years War before it fell in 1761. Kołobrzeg was virtually obliterated during World War II.
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The hotels span the country, from the foothills of the Karkonosze Mountains in Szklarska Poreba to the northern Baltic coast in Kolobrzeg. The hotels will be part of the upscale Radisson brand, bringing the group's portfolio in Poland to 18 properties across five brands - including Radisson Collection, Radisson Blu, Radisson RED, Radisson and Park Inn by Radisson.
The opening for the Radisson Resort Kolobrzeg -- Poland's third Radisson-branded hotel -- is planned for summer 2020.
The contract involved reconstruction work at the Port of Kolobrzeg, NCC said.
Half a millennium after Botticelli painted Venus as the central figure in the mysterious parable of Primavera, Rineke Dijkstra brings the figure back for a solo turn in the form of a Polish adolescent on the beach of Kolobrzeg. Dijkstra's Venus has the look and slouch of a Renaissance beauty, to be sure, but she is also the picture of a wary, awkward, late-twentieth-century teenager - half wet, half exposed, half accessible, half grown.