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“Views for You”

Palace of Culture and Science
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US$47.74*
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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).
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
“Views for You”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2014

The views over Warsaw are worth the trip up in the elevator, although there is no doubt, they could do a lot more to make this attraction "attractive". The metal bars etc are quite inhibiting of the view and in general, the upkeep is not great. Staff as mentioned previously not particularly friendly.
It is still the highest building in Warsaw and I think built in 1955. I personally like the architecture, similar to the Moscow skyscrapers.

Visited July 2014
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“Best building of Warsaw”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2014

Without any doubt my favourite building in Warsaw. I advise you to take a look at night while enlightened by amazing ligths! The best postcard from Warsaw, a symbol of peace to keep safe!

Visited May 2014
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“Great view over Warsaw. ”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2014 via mobile

Worth the 18 zloty for the lift to see the whole town from the top. As commented by others bored employees in every corner made you feel unwelcome. Nothing special about this

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Wilkesboro, North Carolina
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“Phenomenal View of Central Warsaw”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2014

The Palace of Culture and Science was Josef Stalin's "gift" to Warsaw -- actually it was built with Polish money. The tallest structure in all of Poland, it is primarily an office building, but it has an elevator (admission required) to the 30th floor observation deck where you can see the entire area.

Visited July 2014
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“Great view over Warsaw but nothing special”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2014

A trip with the elevator costs 18 zloty and is definitely worth it. You can enjoy a great view over Warsaw, but that's about it. Nothing special and a lot of demotivated employees in every corner that make you feel uncomfortable or even unwelcome.

Visited July 2014
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