Described as one of Warsaw’s greatest heroes, Jan Zachwatowicz’s defining project has previously been inducted onto UNESCO’s World Heritage List.
The apartments, furnished with period furniture and the prince’s own possessions, give an insight into the life of one of the greats of Polish history.
Decimated during WWII, with its churches, palaces, and market-place, spanning history from the 13th to the 20th century, Warsaw’s Old Town is a splendid and meticulous restoration - a true phoenix from the flames, says’s TFN’s Joanna Jasińska.
Famed for his urban landscapes, Tytus Brzozowski is now working on a project to paint 13 cities with a Polish connection.
The Royal Castle has one of the best 18th century interiors in Europe. And, located in the old town of Warsaw, it used to be one of the most important buildings in Poland where, among other things, the constitution of 3rd May 1791 was adopted.
The find which includes precious goblets, vases, tableware and cutlery is thought to have belonged to Jewish families before the war and may have been stolen from them by occupying German forces.
'The King's Extraordinary Gift' is an exhibition of a set of dishes from the Turkish Sultan's table service, gathered from Polish collections. It is the first exhibition at the Royal Castle since its reopening after the coronavirus pandemic.
The go-ahead to reopen comes 53 days after the castle closed its doors in March and is part of the second stage of what the government is calling ‘defrosting the economy’.
As world marks International Monuments Day, TFN looks at some of Poland’s finest.
The chain of the Order of the White Eagle is set to be used by Poland's head of state for the first time since the 1930s.