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“Great view, worth doing”

Palace of Culture and Science
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$46.86*
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Historic Warsaw Tour by Retro Nysa Van
Ranked #21 of 330 things to do in Warsaw
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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).
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Great view, worth doing”
Reviewed June 2, 2014

Didn't do the inside bits but the view from the top is fantastic. Well worth the £4 or whatever it was.

Visited May 2014
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Georgetown, TX
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
“Visit the viewing deck”
Reviewed May 28, 2014

The building is 42 stories tall and has a very large "footprint". We walked there from the Hilton and went into the information room. After several attempts to enter the tower and being denied entry by the non-English speaking guard, we finally said the secret word, "panorama", and the guard directed us to the other side of the building. The only entry to the viewing deck is on the Old Town side, and it is a long walk around the building. Tickets are nominally priced and the wait for the lift was only 5 minutes or so. You have a 360 degree from the deck, and its worth a visit. So remember, if you visit, enter the tower from the Old Town side of the building.

Visited May 2014
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Paris, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“The must of the recent past”
Reviewed May 27, 2014

It was supposed to be leveled after the fall of the communism but eventually it's still there and wil stay forever surrounded by the skyscrapers. Lot of theaters , museums and bars are inside and the view from the top floor is stunning

Visited July 2013
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Warsaw, Poland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“soviet style, unfriendly and alien to this city”
Reviewed May 27, 2014

warsaw has so much to offer so never waste a minute for this awful bulding. it does not fit to the city and rather remembers that warsaw was under the sovitet domination soon after having been liberated from nazis. i wonder why it was never torn down.

Visited May 2014
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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“Marvelous Structure....”
Reviewed May 26, 2014

Its located just opposite Central Station.
The Palace is awesome to look at daytime or at night. It has beautiful small garden outside and a Tourist information centre.
It’s a must visit when you in Warsaw.

Visited May 2014
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