Warsaw 18

My Two Day visit – the 8th since 2011

Day One  

Warsaw Old Town

Warsaw Old Town – Wikipedia

The Warsaw Old Town (Polish: Stare Miasto and collectively with the New Town, known colloquially as: Starówka) is the oldest part of Warsaw, the capital city of Poland. It is bounded by the Wybrzeże Gdańskie, along with the bank of Vistula river, Grodzka, Mostowa and Podwale Streets. It is one of the most prominent tourist attractions in Warsaw. The heart of the area is the Old Town Market Place, rich in restaurants, cafés and shops. Surrounding streets feature medieval architecture such as the city walls, the Barbican and St. John’s Cathedral.

Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warsaw_Old_Town


Warsaw Ghetto

Warsaw Ghetto – Wikipedia

Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warsaw_Ghetto


Warsaw Uprising 

Warsaw Uprising – Wikipedia

Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warsaw_Uprising

Warsaw Uprising Monument

Warsaw by night
Hotel Bristol
Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (Warsaw) 

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (Warsaw) – Wikipedia

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (Polish: Grób Nieznanego Żołnierza) 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.[1]

Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tomb_of_the_Unknown_Soldier_(Warsaw)


Adam Mickiewicz Monument, Warsaw

Adam Mickiewicz Monument, Warsaw – Wikipedia

Adam Mickiewicz Monument (Polish: Pomnik Adama Mickiewicza) is a monument dedicated to Adam Mickiewicz at the Krakowskie Przedmieście in the Śródmieście district of Warsaw, Poland. The Neo-Classicist monument was constructed in 1897–1898 by sculptor Cyprian Godebski.

Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adam_Mickiewicz_Monument,_Warsaw


Day Two

With Wojciech – encouraged me to visit Poland for first time in 2011

Jewish Historical Institute

Jewish Historical Institute – Wikipedia

The Jewish Historical Institute (Polish: Żydowski Instytut Historyczny or ŻIH) also known as the Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute, is a research foundation in Warsaw, Poland, primarily dealing with the history of Jews in Poland.

Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jewish_Historical_Institute

JHI – Jewish Historical Institute

With Anna and Olinka

With Chief Rabbi of Poland, Michael Schudrich

With Michael Leiserowitz

Polin –  post to follow

Nozyk Synagogue – post to follow

Palace of Culture and Science

Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palace_of_Culture_and_Science

Janusz Korczak 

Janusz Korczak – Wikipedia

Janusz Korczak, the pen name of Henryk Goldszmit[1] (22 July 1878 or 1879 – 7 August 1942[2]), was a Polish-Jewish educator, children’s author, and pedagogue known as Pan Doktor (“Mr. Doctor”) or Stary Doktor (“Old Doctor”). After spending many years working as director of an orphanage in Warsaw, he refused sanctuary repeatedly and stayed with his orphans when the entire population of the institution was sent from the Ghetto to the Treblinka extermination camp, during the Grossaktion Warsaw of 1942.[3]

Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Janusz_Korczak


Piano Crossing

With Michael and Ruth Leiserowitz

Zlote Tarasy Shopping Centre


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