Monuments in WarsawWarsaw Uprising Monument
was built in 1989, 45 years after Warsaw Uprising. It symbolizes
the soldiers' fighting on the barricades and coming down to the sewage channels.
Frédéric Chopin Monument is a replica made in 1957 – 1958 of a sculpture that dates back to
1904. The original one was cast in Paris. It was built in Secesja (art noveau) style and the
monument that can be seen nowadays has been made based on the models and photographs of the
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is a symbolic monument in honor to all the unknown soldiers
who died for Poland. It was destroyed in 1944 and later rebuilt.
Monument to the Battle of Monte Cassino: it honors the 2nd Polish Corps. It was raised in
Ignacy Jan Paderewski Monument: This patriot was one of the founders of the Polish
Independent State. He died in 1942 in the US, and besides, he was a famous pianist and composer,
politician and social militant.
Adam Mickiewicz Monument: He was the greatest Polish poet. The monument was built in 1898,
in the 100th anniversary of the poet’s birth.
Juliusz Słowacki Monument: He was a famous romantic Polish poet of the 19th Century.
The Monument to the Fallen and Murdered in the East is a train platform like the one used to
transport Polish people into the Soviet Union. The platform has crosses, which symbolize the dead
people. It was raised in September 1995.
Jan Kiliński Monument: He was the leader of Warsaw burghers in the Kościuszko
Monument to Pawiak Victims: This monument consists of a dead tree with obituary notices of
the killed prisoners.
The Monument to the Heroes of the Ghetto was designed by Natan Rappaport. It was financed by
Jewish organizations and raised in the ruins of the Ghetto in 1948, on the fifth anniversary of the
Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.
Nicholas Copernicus Monument: The statue of this famous astronomer was designed by B.
Thorvaldsen. In 1944 the monument was attacked and it was later restored.