As Poland’s newspapers honour the passing of Queen Elizabeth II, tributes to her legacy continue to pour in.
After locating the chick called Varso, Jola Saratowicz climbed on to the roof of the Palace of Culture and after chasing the young falcon around finally managed to grab it, saving it from certain death.
As part of a global ranking of most visited locations, the software giant released the data to coincide with its launch 15 years ago.
The theme park in Zator, southern Poland, was ranked number 8, ahead of Milan Cathedral and Camp Nou football stadium in Barcelona in 9th and 10th position and just behind the Almalfi Coast in Italy on 7th.
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GALLERY: The birds-eye view into the past is available through the desktop version of Google Earth, with maps of Warsaw from 1935 as well as Gdańsk and Wrocław from 1943.
The architects’ utopian vision of the capital saw, among other things, a vast swathe of greenery measuring four times the length of New York’s Central Park, a huge sunken amphitheatre built on the southern fringe of Pl. Trzech Krzyży and Pl. Unii Lubelskiej as a vast square of almost dehumanizing dimensions.
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Oozing irresistible charm, it’s easy to lose track of time inside this museum; peering into the past, lost in a world of miniature, those who visit find themselves beckoned into a beguiling, distant land that is simultaneously enchanting and extraordinary.
TFN takes a wander round the streets of Osiedle Przyjaźń: a little-known and fascinating corner of Warsaw, built to house Soviet builders working on the Palace of Culture.