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Palace of Culture and Science
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Owner description: Considered Poland's highest building, this monumental skyscraper (circa 1955) contains 42 floors at a height of 230.68 meters (756.82 feet), topped with a needle height of 43 meters (141.08 feet).
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“you dont have to go inside”
Reviewed September 21, 2013 via mobile

if you dont want to! the palace is a gorgeous structure in central warsaw that was built decades ago by the russians. boycotted by the older generation for being built by the occupation, pałac kultury remains undeniably (architecturally) a stunning building/palace. you cannot miss it!

Visited May 2013
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Warsaw, Poland
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“Super view :- )”
Reviewed September 2, 2013

super nice thing to visit in Warsaw :-) very fast elevator brings you fast to the balcony where you have a amazing view of Warsaw

Visited August 2013
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“Excellent views from the top”
Reviewed August 27, 2013

Excellent attraction not to be missed. You will get a feel of a building from the communist era in Poland. The views from the top are breathtaking. A must see when visiting Warsaw!

Visited September 2012
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“Great city views”
Reviewed August 23, 2013

Imposing central landmark, "presented" to the Poles by Stalin and mirrored in other East European cities once under Russian influence.
Just across the road from the central station it is imposing and looks in need of a good clean down, we took the lift to the 30 th floor viewing area which gives great views over the whole city.
There is a charge to enjoy the facility but it helps give an initial impression of the city, both old and new.

Visited August 2013
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Kimberly, Idaho
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“imposing behemoth relic”
Reviewed August 23, 2013

The general Polish consensus on Palac Kultury i Nauki is "thumbs down!" But, I give it "thumbs up!" Let my photos persuade you - and I've got more, and better ones. (Too bad tripadvisor limits the number of photos per review.) I was outside exploring the perimeter, looking for interesting angles and composition an entire afternoon. Beauty is in the eye of the photographer!
I was too broke to pay the 18zl to get to the viewing terrace on the 30th floor for the panoramic. I went to their web-site and did the 360 degrees virtual tour instead. I'm content.

Visited July 2013
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