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on Krakowskie Przedmiescie, heading toward Stare Miasto
on Krakowskie Przedmiescie, heading toward Stare Miasto
Plac Zamkowy, the gate to the old town
Plac Zamkowy, the gate to the old town
old King Zygmunt keeping watch
old King Zygmunt keeping watch
just after the beatification of Jan Pawel II, the city is still celebrating
just after the beatification of Jan Pawel II, the city is still celebrating
into the streets of the old town
into the streets of the old town
a detour out to the riverside...
a detour out to the riverside...
...overlooking the Vistula
...overlooking the Vistula
sparrows feeding
sparrows feeding
on the old town rynek...
on the old town rynek...
...completely rebuilt after WWII
...completely rebuilt after WWII
the syrena, symbol of the city...
the syrena, symbol of the city...
...and a mocking representation as well
...and a mocking representation as well
some ongoing restoration
some ongoing restoration
heading south again toward the royal way
heading south again toward the royal way
the monument to Adam Mickiewicz, Poland's romantic poet
the monument to Adam Mickiewicz, Poland's romantic poet
a Katyn memorial
a Katyn memorial
the presidential palace, lit in national colors
the presidential palace, lit in national colors
our hotel
our hotel
one of the many memorials to Warsaw's native son, Chopin
one of the many memorials to Warsaw's native son, Chopin
the church of the Holy Cross...
the church of the Holy Cross...
...where Chopin's heart is entombed in this pillar
...where Chopin's heart is entombed in this pillar
potatoes behind bars
potatoes behind bars
on Pilsudskiego square
on Pilsudskiego square
the tomb of the unknown soldier...
the tomb of the unknown soldier...
...under honor guard
...under honor guard
the former Bank of Poland building...
the former Bank of Poland building...
...a site of resistance in the Warsaw Uprising...
...a site of resistance in the Warsaw Uprising...
...and destroyed after
...and destroyed after
the modern art branch of the national museum
the modern art branch of the national museum
a graffito memorial to the Warsaw Uprising
a graffito memorial to the Warsaw Uprising
hey, it's May 3rd: Constitution day in Poland!
hey, it's May 3rd: Constitution day in Poland!
an outdoor display on the May 3rd constitution in Polish and world history
an outdoor display on the May 3rd constitution in Polish and world history
an old map of Poland in 1772...
an old map of Poland in 1772...
...showing Rohatyn!
...showing Rohatyn!
Copernicus, a light of Polish science...
Copernicus, a light of Polish science...
...in front of the Warsaw scientific society building
...in front of the Warsaw scientific society building
heading down Nowe Swiat...
heading down Nowe Swiat...
...to the National Museum of art and history
...to the National Museum of art and history
medieval Polish painting...
medieval Polish painting...
...and sculpture
...and sculpture
by Franciszek Zmurko, in the 1880s
by Franciszek Zmurko, in the 1880s
Maurycy Gottleib, Portrait of a young Jewess, 1879
Maurycy Gottleib, Portrait of a young Jewess, 1879
Andrzej Wroblewski, Surrealist Execution, 1949
Andrzej Wroblewski, Surrealist Execution, 1949
frescoes from a Coptic monastery at Faras, Sudan, 9th c.
frescoes from a Coptic monastery at Faras, Sudan, 9th c.
Greek pottery
Greek pottery
Assyrian relief carving
Assyrian relief carving
the Krasinski palace
the Krasinski palace
monument to the Warsaw Uprising
monument to the Warsaw Uprising
memorial to the Jewish ghetto
memorial to the Jewish ghetto
street marker showing the former ghetto wall
street marker showing the former ghetto wall
in the Nowe Miasto, the 'new' town
in the Nowe Miasto, the 'new' town
remembering Marie Curie
remembering Marie Curie
heading back to Plac Zamkowy at end of day
heading back to Plac Zamkowy at end of day
starting the next day at the Ogrod Saski, the Saxon Gardens
starting the next day at the Ogrod Saski, the Saxon Gardens
on Prozna street, an architectural memorial to the city's Jewish past
on Prozna street, an architectural memorial to the city's Jewish past
the Nozyk synagogue, the only city temple to survive the war
the Nozyk synagogue, the only city temple to survive the war
on boulevard Jan Pawel II
on boulevard Jan Pawel II
a rare section of former ghetto wall in the center of town
a rare section of former ghetto wall in the center of town
out at the old Jewish cemetery, another section of ghetto wall
out at the old Jewish cemetery, another section of ghetto wall
in the cemetery, which somehow survived the war
in the cemetery, which somehow survived the war
over 200,000 graves and tombs here, from the 19th and 20th centuries
over 200,000 graves and tombs here, from the 19th and 20th centuries
the paths disappear between the trees
the paths disappear between the trees
it's a quiet and very peaceful place
it's a quiet and very peaceful place
one of many memorials to Warsaw's Jewish soldiers in WWII
one of many memorials to Warsaw's Jewish soldiers in WWII
and one to Jewish children killed in the war
and one to Jewish children killed in the war
back in town, an outdoor exhibit on the bicycle in Poland and around the world
back in town, an outdoor exhibit on the bicycle in Poland and around the world
a mural to Chopin and his muses
a mural to Chopin and his muses
the Chopin museum
the Chopin museum
hommage to the Great Stomatologist
hommage to the Great Stomatologist
a farewell to Warsaw's wonderful walking spaces
a farewell to Warsaw's wonderful walking spaces
pano in the Jewish cemetery
pano in the Jewish cemetery