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Presidential Palace (Palac Prezydencki)

Address: Krakowskie Przedmiescie 46/48, Warsaw, Poland
Phone Number: +48 22 695 10 70
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Ranked #67 of 136 Attractions in Warsaw
Type: Architectural Buildings, Government Buildings, Landmarks
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Government Buildings, Landmarks

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Houston, Texas
20 reviews 20 reviews
19 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We walked by the palace after visiting my friends university. There's not much to see, but it was a very nice building. The guards are alway impressive.

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Basehor, Kansas
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27 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Tucked in among mature trees, the presidential residence is very picturesque. See from the outside only. We saw as part of the royal tour. Great photo op.

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Warszawa, Polska
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355 reviews 355 reviews
270 attraction reviews
233 helpful votes 233 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Place known recently more for the protesters, not as the key political locations in Warsaw. It's not possible to go inside therefore you have the chance to view it from the far. It's nicely lit during the night, so do stop for a minute when walking the royal mile.

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Melbourne, Australia
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1,521 reviews 1,521 reviews
1,333 attraction reviews
739 helpful votes 739 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The Presidential Palace is one of the many sights you pass while walking along Krakowskie Przedmiescie (The Royal Route). Built in 1643 it had a make over in the 19th C. The Warsaw pact was signed here in 1955 and in the 90's it was the home of Lech Wałęsa. The statue out the front is of Prince Józef Poniatowski.... More 

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

not really much to see but the outside of it, it was being guarded by 2 navy which added an air of importance and it is on the way to the old town so you will not miss it.

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Toronto, Canada
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74 reviews 74 reviews
32 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

This is a very nice building. Unfortunately, it is not open for tourists. Many demonstrations and protests were outside here when I visited. So therefore many security measures were in place. Felt safe but lots happening.

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Pasadena, California
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217 reviews 217 reviews
146 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

- passing by on the way back from Old town, these soldiers caught my eyes. They looked most striking in full uniforms, standing smartly at attention by the monument in the stifling summer heat! One of them, was even slightly smiling. Just on account of that they deserve my salute!

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Tortona, Italy
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

I don't think it is among the top attractions of the city but I think that due to its location and its architecture can be noteworthy. In any case, you can see it walking toward the Old Town and Stare Miesto.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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634 helpful votes 634 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

This is a nice Presidential palace (called Namiestnikowski palace), which dates back to the mid 17th century. It's been through numerous renovations and since the early 1990's it is the home of the Polish president.

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Orlando, Florida
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136 reviews 136 reviews
115 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

The Presidential Palace is located on the main road to get to the Old Town; hence, you will walk by it sooner or later while visiting Warsaw. I don't think you can go inside but it was cool to take pictures and watch the guards.

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