Praga district in Warsaw

Lifesize Sculpture Praga Warsaw
Praga Warsaw District Cross the Vistula River from the Old Town of Warsaw and you’ll find yourself in Praga. Characterized by its crumbling factories, warehouses and gritty streets, this arty underbelly hugging the east side of the Visulta is undeniably cool, with new bohemian bars,...
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Marshal Street Warsaw

Zacheta Warsaw near Marshal Street Zacheta Warsaw The monumental Zacheta building near Marshal Street was constructed between 1899 and 1903, on behalf of the Society for the Promotion of Fine Art (Towarzystwo Zachety Sztuk Pieknych), though usually it is simply abbreviated to Zacheta.  The Neo-Renaissance design...
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Lazienki Park Warsaw

Around Lazienki Park Lazienki Park Warsaw The area around Lazienki Park in Warsaw includes parks, palaces and other historic buildings, museums and government departments. Extending south from Three Crosses (Trzech Krzyzy) Square, the main thoroughfare is Ujazdowskie Avenue, along which the former residences of Polish...
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Warsaw Solidarity Avenue

Around Warsaw Solidarity Avenue A short History Saxon Gardens Warsaw Solidarity Avenue From the end of the 18th century to the mid-19th, Warsaw Solidarity Avenue (Aleja Solidarności) and Plac Teatralny (Theater Square) was Warsaw's commercial center. The grand Neo-Classical buildings of the area, with their...
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Day trips from Warsaw Poland

Warsaw is surrounded by the flat plains of Mazovia, which are varied by extensive forests and the river Vistula, the only European river which still follows its natural, unregulated course. There are several historic towns and attractions which offer a leisurely day trip from Warsaw....
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Former Jewish Ghetto Warsaw

Before World War II, the northwest part of the city center of Warsaw comprised a large and mainly Jewish district known as Nalewki. Warsaw's Jewish population was then about 450,000, the largest after New York. In 1940 the Nazis turned Nalewki into the Jewish Ghetto...
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