Palace of Culture and Science, Warsaw

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Take in some of the country's best views from the massive Palace of Culture and Science, one of the city's most important and controversial landmarks. At 114 m (374 ft), it is Poland's tallest building. Visitors can enjoy panoramic vistas from the observation deck, accessible by an elevator. Completed in 1955, the construction was conceived as a gift from the Soviet people to the Polish nation, and its architecture blends Socialist Realism with Polish Historicism. Today, the monument is also home to company headquarters, cinemas, theaters, libraries, and educational institutions. Have a drink or a bite to eat in one of the on-site restaurants and bars. Please note, the observation terrace's entrance fee can only be paid with cash. Add Palace of Culture and Science to your Warsaw travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Warsaw trip planner.
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  • The Palace of Culture and Science (Palac Kutury i Nauki or Kin) is a high-rise building located in downtown Warsaw, Poland. This 42-floor building Socialist realism and art deco building was a gift... 
    The Palace of Culture and Science (Palac Kutury i Nauki or Kin) is a high-rise building located in downtown Warsaw, Poland. This 42-floor building Socialist realism and art deco building was a gift...  more »
  • the city has one of the most popular places here,you must visit it.go to the 30th floor.you will see a beautiful view from above.the ticket is not expensive for /person./person only 20zł. (polish... 
    the city has one of the most popular places here,you must visit it.go to the 30th floor.you will see a beautiful view from above.the ticket is not expensive for /person./person only 20zł. (polish...  more »
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  • Magnificent building, makes the skyline of Warsaw really special. It is visible basically from anywhere in the city, right next to the central train station, bus station, surrounded by the best hotels this city can offer. Heard that polish people don't really like this building, because of the history this building is attached to. Nevertheless it is beautiful and really makes Warsaw special. Beautiful lighting during the night, changes colours.
  • Tip about queue, is that you have Amazingly to go Early 5 P.M. for me luckily it was dark at 4 P.M too, otherwise at later time wait can be longer than 30 Minutes. View of the city. 5€ ticket for going on Terrace. It is worth seeing at night. I do not know how it will look in day time. it is just amazing and must watch view if you are in the city. It is as beautiful as the Warsaw city itself is. I just can not describe more.

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