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Mostowa Street
11-APR-2010 Jola Dziubinska

Mostowa Street

Warsaw, Poland

Mostowa means the bridge street and is one of the oldest streets in Warsaw New Town. It lead to the first wooden bridge built in 1573 as well as to the Mostowa Gate.
In 1944, during the Warsaw Uprising, it was destroyed. The houses on Mostowa street were rebuilt in 1948 - 1956 were inspired a little by the classicist style.
The sgraffiti and the mosaics designed by, among others, Roman Artymowski and Z. Kowalska.

Nikon D700 ,Nikkor AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8G ED
1/250s f/5.6 at 28.0mm iso200 full exif

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Ken Chambers ARPS27-Apr-2010 18:01
Very interesting picture and accompanying text, thank you Jola BV
Stephanie27-Apr-2010 12:17
Is that painting on the building? Looks like a beautiful street! :)
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