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Kanonia Square In Old Town
03-MAY-2008 Jola Dziubinska

Kanonia Square In Old Town

Warsaw, Poland

In the corner you can see the narrowest house in Warsaw and Europe and one of the 10 narrowest in the world.
In the 17/18th centuries the tax from the house depended on how wide it was, so this was the reason they built rather high, but narrow buildings :)

The bell was brought to this place from the National Museum in 1972.
Originally casted in 1646 by Daniel Thiem, was intended for the temple in the town of Jaroslaw, but because of production fault it's toll probably never sound.

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Guest 19-Jul-2010 20:32
Beautiful, warm colors!
Paco López07-May-2008 16:13
Very good!!! V!
yosi aptekar07-May-2008 16:07
love the wide angled shot, and lovely colors, voted.
Terri Steele07-May-2008 15:28
What a wonderful find! You have photographed this very well. Love your composition, the people in the foreground, and the colors are marvelous! ;)
Cindi Smith07-May-2008 15:05
Now that is one skinny house! How on earth could you put furniture in it?
Linda Matta07-May-2008 14:09
I'm always amazed at the colours of the buildings in your photos!
FrankB07-May-2008 12:55
That is quite fabulous...I couldn't even walk into it without totally freaking!
Daniel Wickwire07-May-2008 12:33
That little skinny one in the corner? That's incredible. Daniel.
Susanne v. Schroeder07-May-2008 12:32
Beautiful! And interesting history - thanks for sharing.
Alina07-May-2008 12:24
Beautiful shot and interesting story! v
zyziza07-May-2008 11:39
nice nook! v
monica memoli07-May-2008 10:40
Beautiful! Thanks for sharing. v
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