Warsaw- A City Reborn
The same thing happened to the Old Town, but it was rebuilt and now you can find different shops, terraces, restaurants, bars and lots of fun! Here, will be able to take part in free Chopin concerts every Sunday of summer.
Another building full of meaning is the Palace of Culture. This was a gift from the Soviet neighbors to their “brother” country. At that time, the Polish didn’t like it very much, because it was a sign that they were being controlled by the Russians, but now it’s an important tourist attraction. It’s basically a tower block built in the style of the Stalinist Gothic.
As an article in the Telegraph mentioned “t’s a skyscraper 231 metres tall, the highest building in Poland, built in a mixture of then-compulsory Socialist realism with elements of Polish historicism. It stands for everything Poland tried to reject after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and the swift crumbling of the Soviet Union, and better than any other building it epitomises the 44 years of the People’s Polish Republic.”
In Warsaw there is also a big, famous street that you need to see step by step, it’s called the Royal Path. This is the road between the Palace of Culture and the Old City, and it has tons of historical monuments such as churches, palaces, museums, most of them dedicated to the historical personalities of the place.