It is located on the
(160 mi) from
the Baltic Sea
(190 mi) from
The first mention of Warsaw appeared in the
document by Duke Siemowit II issued in 1313.
However, it was around 1300 that the Warsaw
stronghold was founded.
It is also known as the "phoenix city" because it has
survived so many wars throughout its history.The
city was rebuilt after the damage it suffered in
World War II, during which 85% of its buildings were
Former residence of Mazovian princes. Once the capital was moved to Warsaw
from Krakow, the castle served as seat of the king and the government. Completely
destroyed during World War II.
It is the tallest building in Poland originally known as the Joseph Stalin
Palace of Culture and Science as it was a gift from the Soviet Union to the
people of Poland. Many Poles initially hated the building because they
considered it to be a symbol of Soviet domination, and at least some of
that negative feeling persists today.
also called the Palace on the Water, Water Palace and the Palace on the Isle —
is a neoclassical palace in Warsaw's Royal Baths Park. Palace, located on an
artificial island, was the summer residence of the King Stanisław August
Poniatowski. Here his famous summer lunches took place on Thursdays.
One of the most important monuments of Polish national
culture – the residence of Jan III Sobieski.
The National Stadium is used mostly for football matches and it is the
home stadium of Poland national football team.
The stadium has a seating capacity of 58,145 which makes it the largest
association football arena in Poland. Its construction started in 2008 and
finished in November 2011.
The Presidential Palace is one of the largest palaces in Warsaw. This is the
official seat of the President of the Republic of Poland.
Barbican is a part of the city walls built in the 16th century.
The sculpture commemorates the heroic children who fought during the
Warsaw Uprising in 1944.
In the 14th c. the mermaid symbol was for the first
time depicted in the Warsaw coat of arms, becoming
one of the most recognizable city emblems.
The mermaid is featured in many legends going back
to the early days of the Polish capital. She is also
portrayed in two statues, one of which stands in Old
Town Market Square and the other on the bank of the
Information and pictures choosed byAnna Bożek and Zofia Lasak