<p>A new dawn tints the sky above Warsaw’s Castle Square, presided over by a statue of Polish King Sigismund.</p><p>Read more in "Warsaw, Liberated" in the August/September 2013 issue of <em>National Geographic Traveler.</em></p>

Sunrise in the City

A new dawn tints the sky above Warsaw’s Castle Square, presided over by a statue of Polish King Sigismund.

Read more in "Warsaw, Liberated" in the August/September 2013 issue of National Geographic Traveler.

Photograph by Sisse Brimberg & Cotton Coulson, Keenpress

Warsaw, Poland

Unshackled from an often turbulent past, Poland’s capital is turning heads.

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