Diplomatic Quarter and Lazienki

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In the 19th century smart carriages and riders eager to be seen thronged the aleje Ujazdowskie. Today the avenue is a favorite with Sunday strollers. It leads to the beautiful Łazienki Park and the white Pałac Łazienkowski (Łazienki Palace), the private residence of the last king of Poland. This is the greenest of all central Warsaw neighborhoods.


Park Łazienkowski

The 180 acres of this park, commissioned during the late 18th century by King Słanisław August Poniatowski, run along the…

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Botanical Gardens

These gardens, covering an area of roughly 3 acres, were laid out in 1818, so they will celebrate their two-hundredth…

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Park Ujazdowski

At the entrance to this formal garden, there is a 19th-century weighing booth, just inside the gate, still in operation.…

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