Palace of Culture and Science, Warsaw

Emilii Plater, 00-669 Warsaw, Poland

Palace of Culture and Science - the most famous and the tallest building in Poland. It was built on the model of the so-called " Stalin's skyscrapers "and was originally called the"Palace of Culture and Science, Stalin's name." It was a gift to the Polish people of the Soviet people to the festival in 1955, held in Warsaw. The idea belonged to Joseph Stalin himself. The author of the project was a Soviet architect Lev Rudnev. Warsaw Palace of Culture and Science has 42 floors and more than three thousand rooms, which are located in the Polish Academy of Sciences, private offices, post office, cinema, library, museums, theaters, as well as the main concert hall of the country. On the thirtieth floor at a height of 114 meters free to visit a lookout terrace, overlooking the magnificent panorama of the city. Hanging over the platform 's second largest clock in Europe.

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