The Myslewicki Palace in Warsaw

The Myslewicki Palace in Warsaw

The Myslewicki Palace in Warsaw is a rococo-neoclassical style building located in the Royal Baths Park also known as the Lazienki Park and near the Lazienki Palace. The palace is part of the Lazienki compex and was created for Stanisław August Poniatowski who used the summer residence as well. It was among the first buildings in the park. Since 1980 the Myslewicki Palace in Warsaw is part of the Lazienki Museum. On the 15th of September in 1958 the palace held the first meeting of the a... [ read more ]

The Lazienki Palace in Warsaw

The Lazienki Palace in Warsaw

In the Royal Baths Park in Warsaw lies the Lazienki Palace that is also known as the Palace on the Water. It was built in neoclassical style and has been visited by both art and history lovers. Initially the building functioned as a communal bath owned by aristocrat Stanislas Lubormirski, but in the years 1764-1795 it was completely remodeled by architect Domenico Merlini to satisfy the conditions of a summer residence for the last king of Poland, Stanislas August Poniatowski. In the Seco... [ read more ]

The Cathedral of Saint Mary Magdalene in Warsaw

The Cathedral of Saint Mary Magdalene in Warsaw

The Cathedral of Saint Mary Magdalene in the Prague district of Warsaw was built to the order of Prince Wlodimir Czerkawski between the years 1867 and 1869 for Russians living then in this part of the city. It was consecrated on the 29th of June in 1869. It was constructed in the Byzantine style with a Greek cross shaped foundation and with five domes. The project was made by Nicholas Syczew. The Cathedral of Saint Mary Magdalene belongs to the Diocese of Warsaw and Bielsk  of the Polish... [ read more ]

The Krasinski Palace in Warsaw

The Krasinski Palace in Warsaw

The Krasinski Palace is also known as the Palace of the Republic and is a baroque building in the beautiful city of Warsaw. It is situated on the Square of Krasinski and it was built between the years 1677 and 1683 for the Prince of Płock, Jan Dobrogost Krasinski based on the plans made by Tylman Gamerski. The Krasinski Palace in Warsaw was decorated with sculptures and relief works made by Andreas Schlüter and depicting the victory of the famous "ancestor" of the Polish clans known as ... [ read more ]

The Column of Sigismund in Warsaw

The Column of Sigismund in Warsaw

The Column of Sigismund was built in 1644 and it is one of the most famous symbols of Warsaw and one of the oldest secular monuments in northern Europe. The column and the statue commemorate King Sigismund III Vasa, who moved the capital of Poland in 1596 from Krakow to Warsaw. Built between the years 1643 and 1644, the column was made to the order of the son and successor of Sigismund, King Władysław IV Vasa. It was designed by the Italian origin architect Constantino Tencalla together... [ read more ]

The Royal Castle in Warsaw

The Royal Castle in Warsaw

The Royal Castle in Warsaw was the official residence of the Polish monarchs and today serves as a museum and is subordinated to the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage. It is located in the Castle Square, at the entrance to the Old Town of Warsaw. The personal offices of the king and the administrative offices of the Royal Court of Poland were located there from the 16th century until the division of Poland. During its long history the Royal Castle was repeatedly devastated and ... [ read more ]

The Wilanow Palace in Warsaw

The Wilanow Palace in Warsaw

The Wilanow Palace is a royal palace located in the Wilanow district of Warsaw. The palace survived the division of Poland and both world wars keeping its authentic historical qualities and becoming one of the most important monuments of the Polish culture The Wilanow Palace and the city park is not only a priceless testimony of the splendor of the past of Poland, but also a place of concerts and cultural events. Beginning with the year 2006 the palace is a member of the International Ass... [ read more ]

Artistic Poles that Ever Lived

Artistic Poles that Ever Lived

Wonderful culture in theater, writing and music is what Poland is well endowed with. The Poles could have been thorn emotionally with their national struggles, the Second World War and the Holocaust. One hundred and fifty years had passed but the haunting feeling still remains. Literary Tradition of Poland The major Polish literature was in Latin and it was so until the early 18th century. One of the greatest poet is Czesław Miłosz who is also a prose writer as well as a translator. The cl... [ read more ]

Euro 2012 in Warsaw

Euro 2012 in Warsaw

This year, the Capital of Poland, Warsaw will be the host for the largest number of matches at Euro 2012. The UEFA European Soccer Cup is what everyone in the city is counting down to. You can find people at the main entrance of the Palace of Culture and Science in Warsaw, celebrating the 100 days to the day of the tournament. Some of the interesting highlights you can get to see if you are visiting Warsaw during this countdown period is the ‘First UEFA EURO 2012 Wave. This WARSAW WAVE sta... [ read more ]

Extraordinary Eating Places in Poland

Extraordinary Eating Places in Poland

Abrams’ Tower in Wroclaw is one of such extraordinary medieval tower. Global music awaits you and if you have a special social occasion, its first floor has about 20 seating capaicity while the second floor is another 30. One good advantage is they planned in accordance to your budget and requirements, be it live music, parties, wedding events, business dinners, trainings, seminars or even bachelor parties. Abrams’ Tower can be reserved in advanced to suit your event needs. The pub calle... [ read more ]