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Photography points of interest in Warsaw

The best points of interest for photographers as submitted by local photographers. Your favourite spot missing? Submit it and we’ll add it.

Tomb of Unknown Solider

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is a monument in Warsaw, Poland, dedicated to the unknown soldiers who have given their lives for Poland. It is one of many such national tombs of unknowns that were erected after World War I, and the most important such monument in Poland.

The monument, located at Piłsudski Square, is the only surviving part of the Saxon Palace that occupied the spot until READ MORE….

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Points of interest around the Tomb of Unknown Solider

Metropolitan

Made by American company Hines the Metropolitan, Pilsudski Square is a beautiful location for portrait and architecture photography. The building was created with a slightly rounded pentagon shape and has large entrances that become smaller. The Metropolitan is 240m walk from the Tomb of the Unknown Solider.

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Saxon Garden

The Tomb of Unknown Solider is inside the Saxon Garden so it is pretty easy to find. The garden is a great location for a wide range of different photography styles. In the summer you’ll find many birds and in the winter you’ll find snow covered statues.

Palace Of Science and Culture

The Palace was a ‘gift’ from Joseph Stalin (Former General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union) after World War two.

Started in 1952, the Palace was a cornerstone of the Warsaw to come, planned together with a majestic Parade Square. During construction it was still surrounded by post-war ruins, with people living in tenements cut in half by bomb craters, survivors of Warsaw’s razing by READ MORE…

Points of interest around the Palace of Science and Culture

Złote Tarasy

The architectural concept of Złote Tarasy was designed by The Jerde Partnership, for which the firm received the 2006 Architectural Review MIPIM Future Project Award in the Retail and Leisure category.

Złote Tarasy which translates to Golden Terraces apart from being a commercial, office, and entertainment complex is gem of beautiful architecture with view point completely changing from the inside and out.

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Plac Grzybowski

Plac Grzybowski (Grzybowski Square) is a only a short walk away from Palace of science and culture which is one of the most central parts of Warsaw, but Plac Grzybowski is far from the rush of the city. It is an almost silent and relaxing outdoor place with a water feature and is also home to the All Saint’s Church which has many different view points for the knee photographer.

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Park Szczęśliwicki

Park was designed and created in 1961. Built on landfills and rubble of the city after World War II. The park’s name comes from existing in the time of the sixteenth century. Village – Szczęśliwic and the aim of the park was to become a place for recreation and relaxation.

Park is a place of sports – recreation. During the year there are numerous events and festivals. Another cool thing to note is the park provides free WIFI.

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Warsaw University of Technology (Politechnika)

Important: This building is a university, but it is also open to the public to enter. Please be respectful that this is a place of study.

The origins of Polish universities of technology go back to the 18th century. The model school of technology, a university of technology, was designed by the French, who in 1794 founded the Ecole polytechnique, in Paris.

After German troops entered Warsaw on 5 August 1915, they wanted to gain the sympathy of Poles and allowed University of Warsaw and the Warsaw University of Technology to open with Polish as the language of instruction. The grand opening of both universities was held on 15 November 1915.

Rondo Tybetu (Tibet Roundabout)

The Tibetan Gallery came as a consequence of a three-day event in 2009 during which over 100 people including artists, passersby, Varsovians and activists, painted the corner of a roundabout with striking pieces of art. It was all inspired by Warsaw council’s decision to award the Dalai Lama honorary citizenship. Ever since, works inspired by Tibet have been added to the nearby pillars that stretch north from the roundabout each year, Learn more..

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