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Warsaw's city centre has this mediteranean feel to it. After it was bombed in WOII, they rebuild it, taking great care to restore it to its original state. As reference material for the buildings, the architects mostly used paintings. By Italian painters...
Warsaw, Poland. It is also known as the "phoenix city" because it has survived so many wars throughout its history. Most notably, the city had to be painstakingly rebuilt after the extensive damage it suffered in World War II. Warsaw is known as the city of palaces.
WARSAW CITIZENS RETURN, FEBRUARY, 1945; Residents of Warsaw pull a large cart loaded with their belongings as they return to their homes following the liberation of the city by the Red Army. A large ornate building, perhaps a church, can be seen through the mist.