Marshal Street Warsaw

Palace of Culture and Science 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). Usually it's simply called Zacheta.  The Neo-Renaissance design was by Stefan Szyller, the leading architect of Warsaw's Revival...
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Lazienki Park Warsaw

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 aristocrats and the city's wealthy merchant...
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Warsaw Solidarity Avenue

Pac Palace Warsaw Poland
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 impressive colonnades, are from the 1820's. These include the Grand Theater (Teatr Wielki),...
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