Royal Łazienki Park in Warsaw (Łazienki Królewskie) it is a unique garden on 72 hectare. The most common sight is the Palac on the Isle / Palace on the Water (Pałac na wyspie) the Royal Residence of our last King Stanisław August Poniastowski.
That magnificent palace and park complex was designed by many famous artists: Dominik Merlini, Jan Cristian Kamsetzer, Jakub Kubicki. Currently, the interiors of the Palace on the Isle present great royal chambers and the Royal Museum of Art.
Another very famous point in Łazieki Park in Warsaw is The Statue of Fryderyk Chopin. This statue is a copy of erected W. Szymanowski in 1926. The oryginal one was destroyed during the Second World War. During the holidays, every Sunday there are organized free of charge Chopin concerts. Traditionally, they take place at 12.00 and 4 pm.
Guided tour through the park takes about 1,5 hour, without visiting interiors.
The guided tour throug the Palace on the Isle takes about 45 minutes.
Buildings in the Lazienki Park in Warsaw:
- The Palace of Island – the Royal Residence of our last king Stanisław August Poniatowski who reigned in second part of XVIII century.
- In the Old Orangery vistors can see the Gallery of Polish Sculptures with works from the period between 16th and 1939. The Corridor of Fame it is gallery with 283 portraits of Polish famous people.
- The Amphitheatre build in 1790, modelled on the Herculanum Theatre. Theirs decorations was inspired on ruins from Heliopolis.
- The Old Guardhouse.
- The Myśliwiecki Palace.
- The Cadet House.
- The White House – used by King Stanisław August Poniatowski’s morganatic wife Elżbieta Grabowska.
- The New Guardhouse.
- The New Orangery – now in that place is located exclusive Belvedere restaurant.
- Reservoir (Wodozbiór) from 17th century.