Tallest building in Poland. A gift from the Soviet Union to the people of Poland built between 1952 to 1955.
Chopin is buried in Paris but his heart is interned here in Warsaw.
The Warsaw Barbican is one of few remaining relics of the complex network of historic fortifications that once encircled Warsaw. It was erected in 1540.
One of the oldest and most famous restaurants in town.
An entryway into the canal system used to escape from the Germans was located on Plac Krasińskich.
Commemorates the Warsaw Ghetto was the largest of all the Jewish ghettos in Nazi-occupied Europe during World War II.
Remnant of Warsaw Ghetto wall behind a house at Sienna Street 55
The Jewish Cemetery was established in 1806. The cemetery contains over 200,000 marked graves, as well as mass graves of victims of the Warsaw Ghetto.
After spending many years working as director of an orphanage in Warsaw, he refused freedom and stayed with his orphans when the institution was sent from the Ghetto to Treblinka extermination camp, during the Grossaktion Warsaw of 1942.