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Palace of Culture and Science

Discover the majestic wonders of Warsaw's Palace of Culture and Science. Delve into a world of knowledge, culture, and art. From breathtaking views to captivating exhibitions, let this iconic landmark ignite your imagination. Explore, learn, and be enchanted!
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About Palace of Culture and Science

Discover the Palace of Culture and Science, Warsaw's architectural jewel. Standing tall as the city's tallest building, the Palace was built in 1955 as a gift from Stalin. The Palace of Culture and Science is a symbol of Warsaw's resilience and artistic vibrancy, attracting visitors with its rich history, panoramic views and architectural grandeur.

Why visit Palace of Culture and Science?

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  • The Palace of Culture and Science boasts a four-sided clock with mermaid symbols, placed to celebrate the new millennium in 1999. It was the second-largest clock in Europe at the time.
  • Cats actively patrol lower levels to combat rodents, pigeons nest on upper floors since 1998, kestrels reside in the building, and a bee apiary thrives on the sixth floor, highlighting the unexpected ecological diversity within the palace.
  • As of August 2018, the Palace of Culture and Science ranks as the sixth tallest building in the European Union, standing at 237 meters. Its construction history includes being the world's highest tower clock at the time of its completion.
  • The Palace houses over 3,288 rooms, encompassing diverse spaces such as grand halls, theaters, bars, conference rooms, and even a 2,897-seat auditorium. This multiplicity allows for a range of events and functions within the architectural marvel.
  • David Bowie's 1973 visit to Warsaw inspired his song 'Warszawa.' A mural featuring Bowie and the Palace of Culture and Science now adorns the city. The song's melody was influenced by a Polish folk song Bowie discovered during his visit.

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