The monument to Jan Zachwatowicz stands in front of the medieval city wall of Warsaw’s Old Town. He was the architect responsible for the perfect reconstruction of the Old Town. It was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1980.
Jan Zachwatowicz was born on 4 March 1900 and died in Warsaw on 18 August 1983. The reconstructed Old Town is his achievement and the best that Polish reconstruction art has to offer.
Mr Zachwatowicz also designed the official UNESCO monument plaque (1956)
The monument was not erected until early 2021. However, it had been due for a long time.
Type of attraction
Bronze standing statue
In the touristic area?
Yes | Warsaw Old Town
Plac Zamkowy, 01-195 Warszawa
How to get?
METRO: There is no metro station nearby
BUS: The bus stops are called "Stare Miasto - Old Town" or "Plac Zamkowy".
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