Organised by the Polish Press Agency (PAP), the first showing of the photos from the collection of Warsaw photographer Marian Leśniewski, took place in October 2021 during the 590 Congress in Warsaw.
President Andrzej Duda has signed an act on the reconstruction of Warsaw’s Saski Palace, a multi-million euro project to rebuild a palace levelled by the Germans during the Second World War.
Long harbouring associations with the country’s most prominent powerbrokers, the Brühl was originally known as the Sandomierski Palace and was completed in 1640 to act as the Warsaw base of Jerzy Ossoliński.
President Andrzej Duda has handed over the draft act on the reconstruction of Warsaw’s Saski Palace, a multi-million euro project to rebuild a palace levelled by the Germans during the Second World War.
Influenced in its style by France’s Palace of Versailles, historians have called Saski Palace “one of the greatest achievements of 18th century Polish urban planning.” A symbol of Independence, the palace was completely destroyed by occupying Germans during WWII.
The president wants the Saski Palace rebuilt but questions marks about its cost and what it would be used for remain.