Royal Castle

Are you one of the people for whom a visit to a museum is associated only with traversing successive rooms and seeing boring exhibits? If so, it is fine. The Royal Castle is the best place in Warsaw to change this approach to museums! This article will show you what is best and most remarkable about the Castle.

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Resursa Obywatelska

The building of Resursa Obywatelska is one of those buildings that remind Warsaw of the forgotten architectural style of eclecticism. The building, erected by a society called Resursa Obywatelska, took its name after it, although the organization itself ceased to exist when World War II broke out.

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Belfry of the Church of St Anna

Although the belfry of St. Anna's church is not some remarkably high object, it still remains one of the busiest vantage points in Warsaw. Certainly, it is not without significance that it lies in the immediate vicinity of Castle Square, i.e. the tourist center of Warsaw.

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Krasinski Garden

Located in the historical part of the city, the Krasinski Garden is the oldest park in Warsaw, and also the second, after the Saxon Garden, made available to a wider public. It has partly preserved its historical layout, while the close proximity of the Krasiński Palace raises its rank and makes it very willingly visited by residents living in this part of the city.

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Warsaw' fortifications: a history

In the Middle Ages, one of the factors determining the prestige and seriousness of the city were undoubtedly the defensive walls that surrounded the city. One resulted from the other. The walls were erected to protect the urban center, important from the regional point of view. At the same time, surrounding the city with a wall increased its prestige and importance in the region.

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ulica Krzywe Koło

Staromiejskie dzielnice, i tyczy się to większości dużych oraz wiekowych miast, mają charakterystyczny układ ulic tworzący szachownicę. Główne arterie przecinają mniejsze, równie malownicze uliczki. Z północno-wschodniego naroża Rynku Starego Miasta odchodzi równie ciekawa uliczka, która w początkowej fazie swojego istnienia była jedynie drogą gospodarczą. Mowa u uliczce, która swoje miano zyskała już w połowie XV…

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Church of the Transfiguration

November 11, 1673 - the victory of Jan III Sobieski in the battle of Khotyn over the Ottoman Empire; September 12, 1683 - victory at Vienna, the same king over the same Empire. Both events caused that the Church of the Transfiguration was erected in Warsaw. What does the church have to do with these events? See for yourself ...

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Pomnik Syreny na Rynku

“Jaki herb dać?” – duma Wars od świtu.“Jaki herb dać?” – duma i w przedwieczerz.Zakrzyknęły chórem dzieci i wnuki:“Herbem będzie Syrena z mieczem!W drugiej dłoni niech dzierży tarczę,która nasze miasto osłania!”I tak znowu nastał czas radości,odpoczynku i biesiadowania. Tak według legendy autorstwa Pań Honoraty i Doroty Chrościelewskich Sawa stała się herbem Warszawy. Legendy legendami, a…

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