Warsaw Palace of Culture and Science

The 230.68 metre (757 foot) tall Warsaw Palace of Culture and Science is the tallest building in Poland and the 187th tallest building in the world. Completed in 1955, the design of the building is of course in the Stalinist architectural style, and very similar to the previously featured Moscow State University1. The palace was actually a gift from Joseph Stalin to the people of Warsaw, and it’s said that when he offered the people the option of either a metro system, or the palace – the people chose a metro. So naturally Stalin gave them this palace.…

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