Tourist sights in Warsaw

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Wilanow Palace, built in French baroque style, dates from 1677. It was during the reign of King Jan Sobieski III. It is now open as a museum.
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Wilanow Palace
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This and the following 8 photos are details from the facade of Wilanow Palace.
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Looking out a window on the upper floor of Wilanow Palace.
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A view of the garden from inside Wilanow Palace.
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One of the rooms inside Wilanow Palace. Note the extensive tilework decorating the walls.
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Another room, I thought the chairs were very interesting.
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A decorative downspout.
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The "Palace on the Water" situated in Lazienki Park. Neoclassical in design, it was built in 1774-76. It is surrounded by water as seen the the following 3 photographs.
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The opposing view from the same location as the previous photo. In the distance is a stone amphitheatre.
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The "Palace on the Water" situated in Lazienki Park, seen from a distance.
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The "Palace on the Water" from a distance with zoom.
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Old Town area of Warsaw seen from the top of the bell tower: Taras Widokowy.
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The view to the east, looking across the Vistula River.
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The view to the south look towards downtown Warsaw. Note the construction cranes. Poland is currently experiencing a building boom.