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Palace of Culture and Science

plac Defilad 1, Warsaw 00-110, Poland
+48 22 656 60 20
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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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  • Poor2%
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plac Defilad 1, Warsaw 00-110, Poland
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"observation deck"
in 93 reviews
"tallest building"
in 67 reviews
"impressive building"
in 57 reviews
"soviet architecture"
in 19 reviews
"viewing gallery"
in 24 reviews
"great view of the city"
in 17 reviews
"soviet union"
in 29 reviews
"tourist information"
in 16 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 55 reviews
"old town"
in 41 reviews
"stalin"
in 128 reviews
"skyline"
in 58 reviews
"cinema"
in 97 reviews
"landmark"
in 92 reviews
"tower"
in 94 reviews
"skyscrapers"
in 51 reviews
"poland"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Definitely worth a visit. A reminder of what ‘state controlled architecture is all about’. Excellent views of Warsaw. Unfortunately one quarter was under repair so didn’t get the 360 degree view. Very reasonable cost.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stayed at an Airbnb with a view to this palace. Amazing view at night and day. The view from the top of the building was amazing, could have been even better ir it was not cloudy. But overall an amazing building that brought us to...More

Thank Greta B
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

20 zł for lift up and see... nothing. Warsaw does not have mountains or something what would be worth to see from high (apart grey and boring architecture). Once lifted you need to watch city view through special net (for safety purposes). So somehow it...More

Thank Indrė R
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is something that you can do in a small amount of time. The line to get in is longer than the actual experience. I highly suggest purchasing your tickets in advance as the line can be very long and it is very hot inside...More

Thank DesignerMomm
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The view from the top of the Palace is a must see if you're in Warsaw. The architecture and the very history of the building is fascinating as well.

Thank Gorjan P
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I enjoyed the viewing platform (note that one side of it is currently closed for refurbishment). Nice views over the city. I enjoyed the architecture of the building as a whole, both inside and out. I paid to see the exhibition of the old cars...More

Thank Adamj7777
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A nice building at the skyline of Warsaw city. It doesn’t worth going inside. You should rather go to zloty terasay which is located nearby

Thank Shai C
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

we only took the elevator to view the city. the view is beautiful. note that there is no air conditioning while waiting for the lift. there's a small cofee shop at the top as well.

Thank 989arielah
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a very nice experience to visit this communist building and the view from the top is unique. Also, is not so time consuming because they have two elevators.

Thank srg2590
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whenever you are lost in town search for this (still highest) building called also "the rocket" or "the Stalin's middle finger". There are plenty of great stories connected with it's construction and functioning so it's worth to take a guided tour that includes a visit....More

Thank Karolina L
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