abandoned gas plant of warsaw

can we become tourists in our own cities? how many hidden, unknown or abandoned places are there in our neighborhoods?

i’ve been living in warsaw for 10 years, but i just had a chance to discover the old gas plant a few days ago, which amazed me and made me the happiest citizen of warsaw that day.

many people associate the architecture of the building with the roman colosseum. being brave or maybe crazy enough help to follow unstable, wooden stairs which lead to the rooftop 21 meters above the ground ensuring breathtaking views of kasprzaka street.

to keep on looking around on streets may cause us notice something extraordinary. there are probably a lot of pieces surrounding us that we’re not aware of. to stop being in a hurry all the time may allow us to be explorers in our own cities.  

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for more → vaykma.blogspot.com.tr/2016/04/warszawskiekoloseum.html
photos & text: vaykma

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