• Warsaw was probably built at the turn of
the thirteenth and fourteenth century in
the centre of Poland. One of the Warsaw’s
symbols is flag of yellow and red. Its crest is
a siren. Warsaw is the capital city of
A mermaid is the symbol of
A legend connected with the mermaid
says that there was a young woman
called SAWA who was changed into a
mermaid by a witch. One day, a
fisherman called WARS rescued her
and decided to live on the shore of
Vistula. The name of the city derives
from the names Wars and Sawa.
Palace of Culture and Science
• The Palace of Culture and Science
earlier known as the Palace of
Culture named by Joseph Stalin.
One of the tallest buildings in
Warsaw. Built in three years and
completed in 1955. Built as a gift
of the Soviet people for the Polish
nation, the building is the work of
Soviet architect Lev Rudniew.
Currently, the headquarters of
many companies and public
institutions, such as cinemas,
theaters, bookstores, sports clubs,
universities (including the
Collegium Civitas), academic
institutions and authorities of the
Polish Academy of Science.
The city is attractive in cultural and tourist
terms. A number of well-known cultural events of
international importance are held here.
Moreover, Warsaw is renowned as a centre of
cultural tourism thanks to numerous theatrical
and musical venues.
• Zoological Garden in Warsaw is located in
Warsaw's Praga district. Zoo was opened in
1928 on an area of 12 hectares and initially
had about 500 specimens.
Warsaw lies in the middle-east
part of Poland and is located on
the Vistula River. It is a city
with a population of nearly
2 million. Warsaw recovered
from extensive damage during
World War II and was rebuilt
with the effort of Polish
Warsaw Uprising Museum
Warsaw Uprising Museum,
founded in 1983 as the
Museum and Archive of
Warsaw Uprising. The
museum was opened on the
Eve of the 60th anniversary of
the Uprising, July 31, 2004,
documents the history of the
• The town is the largest academic center of
Poland. There are many primary schools,
middle and high schools. There are also many
colleges and academies. One of the most
famous is University of Warsaw. They are well
equipped and prepared for students.
Institutions in Warsaw
• Warsaw is the capital
city of Poland. There
are many most
National Polish Bank,
• Warsaw is one of the
candidate cities for the title
of European Capital of
Culture 2016. There are
about 30 large theaters and
the National Philharmonic.
There are many museums
and art galleries i.e. the
Museum of Frederic
• There are many public means of transport:
bus lines, tram lines, underground, train lines.
Most of Warsaw’s road are in good condition.
• Warsaw has got many
attractions. One of
them is Warsaw
There are also
gardens and yearlong
• My city has been an
inspiration for many
artists. In XVIII