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Palace of Culture and Science

plac Defilad 1, Warsaw 00-110, Poland
+48 22-656-60-20
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Considered Poland's highest building, this monumental skyscraper (circa 1955) contains 42 floors at a height of 230.68 meters (756.82 feet), topped with a needle height of 43 meters (141.08 feet).
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  • Poor2%
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plac Defilad 1, Warsaw 00-110, Poland
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Reviewed yesterday

The Palace of Culture and Science was a gift by Stalin to Poland, the entire structure supposedly has been entirely funded by the Soviet union. The building looks magnificent and awe-inspiring and is one of the most photographed buildings in Warsaw. There was a viewing...More

Thank Nimish G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The communistic (or socialistic realism how they call it) atmosphere of the building is, in our opinion, not so present anymore. Only the communistic 'saints' as bas-reliefs or statues shows the original nature of the building. The change to a culture centre is very nice....More

Thank Pieter S
Reviewed 3 days ago

This building resembles the seven Stalin Towers in Moscow. It was built during the Russian occupation of Poland. The observation tower gives a good view of the area but it is quite far from the city center. Better view from the city center observation deck.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We arrived with my partner to Warsaw mid morning and were dropped off outside the palace of culture. So as our accommodation wasn't ready till later in the day we decided to have a look around . The day flew by as the buildings size...More

Thank Barbara L
Reviewed 3 days ago

I saw this building on photos, in documentaries, but this was much larger as I expected. So we decided to see as much as posibble, also took the elevator to the highest floor. All the details, like lights or floor, it was still original. You...More

Thank Zuzana K
Reviewed 4 days ago

Just across The Intercontinental Hotel you will find these enormous building design by a soviet famous architect that holds various offices and museums of Polish science and culture

Thank hugocervantesdelrio
Reviewed 5 days ago

You can't miss it as you can see it from everywhere. A massive building, interesting by its ugliness and massivity. Looks great at night with colorful lights on it.

Thank zasafety
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I only visited the viewing terrace. It is well worth the price. There are 360 degree views of Warsaw, along with a small coffee shop.

Thank Cfrulla
Reviewed 1 week ago

The terrace (30th floor) is a must visit spot for an awesome view of the city. The rest of the palace holds a variety of offices and other facilities.

Thank K4joke
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good if you havent gone on skyscrapers earlier, but nothing great else. Nice architecture of the building which tou can see from outside. inside is just an elevator and the top (view gallery) to get a nice view of warsaw city. its more better from...More

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