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Buildings in Poland

Buildings in Poland






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    • In Poland you can see a lot of interesting and valuable buildings. Some deserve our attention because of history,art or architecture, others are just places where we live or work. Still a lot of buildings are preserved in excellent condition. We will show you some the most interesting places.
    • Presidential Palace in Warsaw
    • The Presidential Palace in Warsaw, is the elegant classicist latest version of a building that has stood on the Krakowskie Przedmieście site since 1643. Over the years, it has been rebuilt and remodeled many times. For its first 175 years, the palace was a private property of several aristocratic families.
    • Belweder in full Pałac Belwederski, Belweder Palace, from the Italian bello and vedere -"beautiful" and "to see" is a palace in Warsaw, a few kilometers south of the Royal Castle. The President of the Republic of Poland, Bronisław Komorowski, resides at Belweder.
    • Wawel - is an architectural complex erected over many centuries on the left bank of the Vistula River in Kraków, at an altitude of 228 metres above the sea level. It is a place of great significance to the Polish people. Polish Royalty and many distinguished Poles are interred in the Wawel Cathedral.
    • Wawel
    • The Renaissance Sukiennice (Cloth Hall, Drapers' Hall) in Kraków, is one of the most recognizable icons. It is the central feature of the Main Market Square in the Kraków Old Town (listed as the UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1978).
    • Sukiennice
    • The National Stadium (Polish: Stadion Narodowy)- football stadium in Warsaw, on the site of the former 10th- Anniversary Stadium. The new stadium has a seating capacity of 58,145. Its construction started in 2008 and finished in November 2011. The stadium has a unique retractable PVC roof which unfolds from a nest on a needle suspended above the centre of the pitch.
    • Tenement- is a Polish term describing a type of residential building made of brick or stone, with at least 2 floors. The word is usually used to describe a building which is incorporated with other similar buildings.
    • Local Coucil in Opatówek- the building where the commune administrator and councillors work. Residents of Opatówek can come here every weekday.
    • This is the "cake shop" or"Gothic house" as we call it. An emblem of the Zajączek family is on the front wall. At first there was a nursery school of the Nationalist Organization of Women here, later a manufacturing company producing sweets and cakes.
    • Parish church is one of the most characteristic buildings in Opatówek. The church is about one hundred years old. Every Sunday catholics gather there.
    • Iron bridge in Opatowek –was built in 1824 and it is the oldest existing iron bridge in Poland.
    • Detached house- a single-family detached home, also called a single- detached dwelling or a separate house,it is a free-standing residential building.