Presentation on theme: "Warsaw's Old Town (Polish: Stare Miasto, " Starówka ") is the oldest historic district of the city. It is bounded by Wybrzeże Gdańskie, along the bank."— Presentation transcript:
Warsaw's Old Town (Polish: Stare Miasto, " Starówka ") is the oldest historic district of the city. It is bounded by Wybrzeże Gdańskie, along the bank of the Vistula, and by Grodzka, Mostowa and Podwale Streets. It is the oldest part of the city of Warsaw and one of its most prominent tourist attractions.PolishVistulaWarsaw The heart of the area is the Old Town Market Place, with its unique traditional Polish restaurants, cafés and shops.
WarsawWarsaw's New Town is a part of the city dating from the 15th century. It lies just north of the Old Town of Poland's capital. It is connected to the Old Town through the ulica Freta, which starts at the Barbican. Just as the Old Town, it has been demolished during the Second World War and rebuilt afterwards. Old TownPolandcapitalBarbicanSecond World War
The Łazienki Park (Polish: Park Łazienkowski,) is the biggest park in Warsaw, setting aside 80 hectares of land in the middle of the city. The park lies in the part of town called Śródmieście, on the Ujazdowski avenues, to the southern part of the so- called "king's tract", which runs from the castle to Wilanów. Warsaw Śródmieście Ujazdowski Wilanów
Wilanów is a borough of the city of Warsaw, Poland. It is home to the historic Wilanów Palace, the "Polish Versailles", and a second home to many Polish kings.Warsaw PolandWilanów PalaceVersailles Polish kings In 1676 the village was bought by King Jan III Sobieski.1676Jan III Sobieski
The Palace of Culture and Science (Polish: Pałac Kultury i Nauki,) in Warsaw is the tallest building in Poland and the world's 164th tallest building. The building was originally known as the Joseph Stalin Palace of Culture and Science ( Pałac Kultury i Nauki imienia Józefa Stalina ), but in the wake of destalinization the dedication was revoked; Stalin's name was hastily removed from the interior lobby and one of the building's sculptures.Polish WarsawPolanddestalinization
The ruins of the castle of the Mazovian princes were then incorporated into a new fortified panor built by King Sigismund III Vasa for his son, future King Vladislaus IV of Poland. However, there is little proof that the residence was ever used by the young prince.Sigismund III VasaVladislaus IV of Poland
Frédéric François Chopin (March 1, 1810 – October 17, 1849) was a Polish pianist and composer. He is widely regarded as one of the most famous, influential and admired composers for the piano.March 1 1810October 171849 Polishpianistcomposer He was born Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin in the village of Żelazowa Wola, Poland, to a Polish mother and French expatriate father., Chopin left Poland for Paris at the age of 20. In Paris, he made a career as a performer and teacher as well as a composer, and adopted the French variant of his name, "Frédéric- François".Żelazowa WolaPolishFrenchexpatriateParisFrench