Warsaw –President Bidya Devi Bhandari, who is currently in Poland in connection with participating in the 24th session of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 24) in Katowice, visited various monuments of historical, archaeological and cultural importance.
She observed the Royal Castle and the Cultural and Science Tower in Warsaw. The Royal Castle is an artistic palace built by King Sigmond II in 1600 AD. Visitors from various countries come to observe this Castle which has come under different types of attacks in the past.
The Culture and Science Tower was constructed in 1955. It is known as Russia’s gift to Poland. Around 9,000 workers from Poland and Russia are said to have constructed this monument. It has more than 30 storeys. Various cultural and public programmes are organized in this tower. (Photo available) ---