Warsaw University Library, Warsaw

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Warsaw University Library is known for its main facade covered with large blocks of classical texts, as well as its roof garden--one of the largest in Europe. Notice a large open book with the inscription "hinc omnia" at the entrance. The university motto means "from here--all." The front lobby area and the main section are connected by a small passage covered by a glass roof. Visit the botanical garden on the roof, filled with bridges, streams, pathways, sculptures, and a fish pond. From the deck you can get great views of the city and the river below. The library also offers guided tours. A visit to Warsaw University Library represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Warsaw day trip app to plot your vacation.
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  • The University Library is a great looking copper clad building close to the Copernicus Science Centre between the Vistula and the Royal Palace. There is a pleasant garden which can be accessed freely....  more »
  • This is a striking building between the university main building, a few parks and the Vistula river. Reasonably pleasant to walk around, and to -- so far as Warsaw goes. The building is a postmodern....  more »
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  • A hidden gem in the city. An enormous green area with an unnumbered variety of plants. The rooftop of the university allows you to admire the city’s skyline and it’s equipped with many benches where you can chill in the shade. A quiet creek streams all over the garden ending in beautiful fish pond. You might find many students chilling around since it’s the university garden but it’s totally worth a visit
  • You can see views of Warsaw and also take a beautiful picture and video. One of the most popular and most interesting places to visit.
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