There are several beautiful palaces found in Warsaw like: the Presidential Palace or the Namiestnikowski Palace, the Radziwill Palace, the Lubomirski Palace, and the Koniecpolski Palace along with the Council of Ministers. The Presidential Palace is magnificent structure in the center of Warsaw. The Krakowskie Przedmiescie is the seat of the President of the Republic of Poland.

It was in the 1643 that the Presidential Palace in Warsaw was built in a classic style. The palace has undergone series of reconstructions until it reaches its current look. It is the residence of aristocratic families.

Poland was conquered by invaders and it was only in 1918 after World War I that the palace was occupied by the Council of Ministers.

The palace survived the 1944 Warsaw uprising during the World War II from the German bombers. After the war, the building continued to house the Polish Council of Ministers until the 20th century.

It was only in 1994 that the Palace became a seat of Polish Presidents, becoming a center of Polish politics.

There was this unfortunate plane crash that killed President Lech Kaczynski on April 10, 2010 in Smolensk. After that time, palace became a commemoration of the late president.

Lech Kaczynski and Aleksander Kwasniewski are among the Polish presidents who have resided here. It was in this palace that the historic signing of The Constitution of the Republic of Poland was made as well as the Poland’s accession into NATO and signing of the Treaty of Lisbon.

The Presidential Palace is situated near the major landmarks in Warsaw at Krakowskie Przedmiescie in the middle of the Old Town and Swietokrzyska Street. It is a quite famous place and you’ll hardly get lost if you try to ask around.


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