Museum of the Warsaw Uprising — this museum was officially opened on August 1, 2004, on the 60th anniversary of the Uprising itself. It is unique in Poland, merging multimedia elements with traditional expositions, everyday mementos from the time of the Uprising and audio and video presentations.

The Monument of the Warsaw Uprising — the monument was officially unveiled on August 1, 1989. A group of veterans struggled for many years with officials and politicians, who hindered the decision to erect it. Right next to the monument, on the corner of Długa St. and Miodowa St., there is a memorial plaque and a map of the city sewers that sheltered Warsaw's citizens during the fighting. These sewers were used on August 30th by the "North" unit as they attempted to seize Bank Square from the Germans. It was also the way that more than 5,000 insurgents escaped from the Old Town to the Żoliborz district just a couple of days later.
The Monument of the Little Insurgent (Podwale Street, approximately 320 feet from the Barbican) commemorates the youngest participants of the August uprising. It was unveiled on October 1, 1983, and dedicated to Warsaw's Scouts.
Pawiak — a prison, originally built in the 19th century, that became the largest Gestapo political prison in Poland during the Nazi occupation. Between 1939 and 1944, out of the approximately 100,000 individuals held in Pawiak, approximately 37,000 died in their cells, in the prison hospital or were executed or killed during interrogation (in the prison on Szucha street). Approximately 60,000 prisoners were transferred to concentration camps. The site currently houses the Museum of Pawiak Prison.

Warsaw Ghetto — an area that was sealed off from the rest of the city by the Nazis in 1940 in order to isolate the Jewish community. Approximately 400,000 Jews were forced to live in an area of just 2.6 square kilometres in appalling conditions. A quarter of the ghetto's inhabitants died during the first two years. Liquidation activities began in 1942 — mass executions took place and transports from Umschlagplatz (a transfer square) moved approximately 300,000 ghetto residents to extermination camps. In April 1943, when Nazi forces entered the area of the ghetto to finish the liquidation, an uprising started, which lasted less than a month. After the uprising had been put down the ghetto area was completely destroyed.

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