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Warsaw

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Warsaw today is a city reborn in morals, thanks to the end of the dreary socialist realism. Despite the appearance a little 'severe, is a young city that wants to live, but do not want to lose her memories. E ', in short, a true reflection of the new Poland.
The original is Stare Miasto, built towards the end of the thirteenth century around the first castle of the Dukes of Masovia. Razed to the ground by the Germans in 1944, a meticulous reconstruction has lovingly reconstructed the old forms in the Castle Square (Plac Zamkowy) and the rectangular Market Square (Rynek), now surrounded by colorful houses that are home to restaurants, bookstores, bakeries, museums, coffee, busy especially during the summer from vendors, painters and tourists.
The city tour can not neglect the Citadel, a fortress prison erected by Tsar Nicholas in 1832, the district Muranow, with the monument to the heroes of the ghetto (the Jews exterminated in Warsaw were 350 000) and the actual route, the Castle to Lazienki park, palaces, churches and monuments.

What to visit

The Royal Castle (Zamek Krolewski), the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, Ulica Dluga (the long way) of neoclassical appearance, the Cytadela Zoliborz on the hill, the Palac Zamoyskich (the blue building), the Museum Kolkcij Jana Pawia II, the paintings donated by Pope John Paul II.

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