First Day in Warsaw

The Warsaw Museum
The Warsaw Museum

We drove about 2 hours from home to Warsaw to see The Warsaw Museum.

Warsaw streets
Warsaw streets

View from the city street in Warsaw.

Warsaw old town
Warsaw old town

The nearby Old Town Marketplace has been reconstructed and has many shops and buildings to see.

Warsaw old town
Warsaw old town

Nearly all of Warsaw was destroyed.

Warsaw old town streets
Warsaw old town streets

The streets have many bars and restaurants but we had no time because we didn’t want to get a parking ticket.

Krystyna Krahelska Mermaid Statue (Pomnik Syreny)
Mermaid Statue (Pomnik Syreny)

The mermaid statue was modeled after Krystyna Krahelska who died in the first days of Warsaw Uprising.

The Old Town mermaid statue
The Old Town mermaid statue

The original was moved to the Warsaw Museum whereas the statue in The Old Town Marketplace is a replica sculpted by Konstanty Hegel.

Warsaw old town
I was on camera duty.
Little Insurgent
The “Little Insurget”

The “Little Insurget” is a statue commemorating the child solders who fought and died during the Warsaw Uprising of 1944.

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