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.

40 years ago – The Old Town of Warsaw was placed on the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites.

WWII destroyed 90% of Warsaw and the Old Town was in ruins. The Royal Castle did not exist anymore, the Zygmunt Column was down and the marketplace was surrounded by ruins, one word: “chaos”. Continue reading 40 years ago – The Old Town of Warsaw was placed on the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites.