We are entering in the Old Town. At the top of the column there is the statue of the controversial figure of Sigismund III Vasa, while at the left there is the rear entrance of the Royal Castle.
Except few building, all Warsaw had been destroyed in WWII. Everything has been reconstructed giving to the city the change to rebirth with a more conscious urban plan.
Catholicism is strongly felt in Poland. Not by chance the Vatican, to contrast communism, would have chosen a pope from Poland, after centuries of Italian Popes.
Polish (of Warsaw) consider this awesome square a trap for tourists. The statue on the fountain is the Mermaid of Warsaw, symbol of the city, ready to protect her inhabitants.
With the consent of the Communist government, Polish people suddenly moved to collect the resources to rebuilt their Royal Castle, totally destroyed after the WWII.
This building have been suddenly constructed after WWII and, at that time, dominated over a Warsaw that was still a land of ruins. This is my land, that was the message of Stalin.
Established in the 1826, after the model of technology school started with the Ecole Polytechnique in Paris (1794).
People look the beauty of the town. Many people would tell you that, at the end, what will make to you fell in love with Warsaw is its unique history.
This should be Piwna Road, and that the bell tower of St Martin's Church.
With the reconstruction of the city, large areas have been deserved to parks and gardens, which play an important role in Warsaw society.
There is a bell, I don’t know how exactly works. With one hand you grab it and start to walk around that.