There is some older architecture, some dating back 1000 years. One of the mostwell kmnown citizens was Copernicus, there are a lot of statues of him in Poland. Warsaw itself was completely destroyed in World War II.
Krzyztopór Castle in Ujazd. (325k) Modern Church somewhere south of Warsaw. (221k) An old wooden church across the street from the modern church. What a difference. (435k) Baranów Sandomierski Castle. (240k) Statue in the park of Baranów Sandomierski Castle. (313k) Street in the old town of Warsaw. (314k) Fortification around the old town in Warsaw. (258k) House with the only remnant from pre-World War II facade parts in the old city. (362k) Warsaw Parliament. (234k) Atlas-like figure on one of the buildings in the newer parts of town. Such figures were on many buildings. (276k) Atlas-like figure, this one is female. (260k) Copernicus statue in Warsaw. (220k) Warsaw Observatory in the Lazienki park. (222k) Scene in the Lazienki park in Warsaw. (308k) Statue in the Lazienki park in Warsaw. (329k) Fisherman on a lake in next to the Białowieża national park. (214k) A house with a populated storks nest on the chimney in Białowieża near the national park. (390k) A beautiful wooden house in Białowieża. (327k) Orthodox church in Hajnówka in eastern Poland near Białowieża. (144k) Farm in northern Poland with the obligatory storks nest. (239k) Farm house in northern Poland. The overhanging roof holds a hoist to lift hay up into the building. (322k) Baroque Church in Svieta dating from 1687. (203k) Copernicus Cathedral in Frombork on the Baltic Sea. (292k) Copernicus statue in Frombork. (293k) Copernicus Oak in Frombork. (423k) Malbork Castle. (241k) Malbork Castle. (361k) Romanesque Church in Kruszwica from the 12th century. (351k) Medieval fortification around Paczków. (456k) Fortress Church in Paczków. (254k) View of Klodzko from the fortress on the hill. (354k) Fortress above Klodzko with World War II guns. (432k) Gothic Bridge from 1390 in Klodzko. (344k) Country road lined with trees. (397k) This is one of these tiny cars that are everywhere in Poland, slowing down traffic. (289k)