August 5th to 12th, 1944 – The Wola massacre – 40 to 50,000 people were killed.

From August 5th to 12th, 1944, 40 000 to 50 000 civilians and insurgents were killed in the Wola district of Warsaw by the Wehrmacht during the Warsaw Uprising. Other massacres took place at the same… Continue reading August 5th to 12th, 1944 – The Wola massacre – 40 to 50,000 people were killed.

Pałac Saski – First official video

The Ministry of Culture, National Heritage and Sport introduced a short video showing their vision about the Saski Palace reconstruction. The government signed a bill allowing the reconstruction of the Palace, expected for 2030. The main issue of this project is its excessive cost in the midst of a pandemic and a potential future financial crisis. The estimated cost of the reconstruction is above 2 billion PLN. Continue reading Pałac Saski – First official video

Pałac Saski – The government is still working on the reconstruction of the building.

Built in 1666 and destroyed in 1944 by the Nazis, the Pałac Saski (Saxon Palace) was the residence of the Morsztyn family and royal dynasties and even Chopin. The remains of the Palace is now the tomb of the unknown soldier. Continue reading Pałac Saski – The government is still working on the reconstruction of the building.