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Krakowskie Przedmiescie Street, in front of St. Anne's Church

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Krakowskie Przedmieście Street,
Dec 2011

This is one of the most representative streets in Warsaw. In the panorama you can see the historic center of Warsaw with St. Anne's Church - one of the most notable churches In Poland with a Neoclassical facade.

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