In addition to looking good and keeping the local ducks happy, the floating garden provides environmental benefits such as increasing biodiversity in the city, while helping clean the water and air.
In addition to remains of 18th century housing, the archaeologists discovered that the inhabitants of the city were probably heavy smokers as they found a few pipes in every house.
GALLERY: Located close to Warsaw and lying along the banks of the River Wkra the village offers an escape from big city life.
Could you do it? Meet Alan Parsons from @RunWislaw who together with his buddy Andy decided to be the first people ever to run all 1000+ kilometres (600 miles) of the Vistula River... in less than a month. And in traditional form, Alan asked our host PatrickNey to go for a run on one of the hottest days of the year. How did Patrick manage?