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PRETTY. The Old Town was faithfully rebuilt, brick by brick, in the aftermath of the war, according to paintings, photographs, architectural sketches, and personal memories.

PRETTY. The Old Town was faithfully rebuilt, brick by brick, in the aftermath of the war, according to paintings, photographs, architectural sketches, and personal memories.

The old town Warsaw (1) www.hartswoodmanagement.co.uk

The old town Warsaw (1) www.hartswoodmanagement.co.uk

Old Town Warsaw | The pretty Old Town Square of Warsaw

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Al. Ujazdowskie 22 Warszawa Kamienica Władysława Ławrynowicza.

Al. Ujazdowskie 22 Warszawa Kamienica Władysława Ławrynowicza.

Historic Centre of Warsaw (Poland)

Stare Miasto w Warszawie / Historic Centre of Warsaw

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Castle Square, in Old Town, is part of the rich fabric of Warsaw's history. It was rebuilt after being decimated by Nazi troops during World War II. (From: PHOTOS: 26 Awesome (and Affordable!) Alternatives to Pricey Vacation Hot Spots)

Inside the Holy Cross church there is the urn containing the heart of Fryderyk Chopin, which, in accordance with the composer's wishes, was brought to Poland by his elder sister, Ludwika. Only after ninety-six years, following various twists of fate, was it transferred permanently to the Holy Cross church, as is recorded on a plaque with the inscription ‘17. X. 1945 the heart of F. Chopin returned to Warsaw', set into the church's second pillar, on the left-hand side of the nave.

Inside the Holy Cross church there is the urn containing the heart of Fryderyk Chopin, which, in accordance with the composer's wishes, was brought to Poland by his elder sister, Ludwika. Only after ninety-six years, following various twists of fate, was it transferred permanently to the Holy Cross church, as is recorded on a plaque with the inscription ‘17. X. 1945 the heart of F. Chopin returned to Warsaw', set into the church's second pillar, on the left-hand side of the nave.

Warsaw old town, below historic walls (the Barbikan)

Warsaw old town, below historic walls (the Barbikan) Poland

Bristol Hotel in Warsaw capital of Poland

Picture of Bristol Hotel in Warsaw capital of Poland stock photo, images and stock photography.

When I Think Of Warsaw, I Think Of Christmas.

When I Think Of Warsaw, I Think Of Christmas

Warszawa - Old town market | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Warszawa - Old town market

WZW- another face of Warsaw, Poland

WZW- another face of Warsaw, Poland

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