Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Local nameGrób Nieznanego Żołnierza
LocationWarsaw, Poland

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is a monument in Warsaw, Poland, dedicated to the unknown soldiers who have given their lives for Poland. It is one of many such national tombs of unknowns that were erected after World War I, and the most important such monument in Poland.The monument, located at Piłsudski Square, is the only surviving part of the Saxon Palace that occupied the spot until World War II. Since 2 November 1925 the tomb houses the unidentified body of a young soldier who fell during the Defence of Lwów. Since then, earth from numerous battlefields where Polish soldiers have fought has been added to the urns housed in the surviving pillars of the Saxon Palace.

The Tomb is constantly lit by an eternal flame and assisted by a guard post provided by the three companies of the 1st Guards Battalion, Representative Honor Guard Regiment of the Polish Armed Forces.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tomb_of_the_Unknown_Soldier_(Warsaw)

Address Piłsudski Square Warsaw, Poland

Coordinates 52°14'27.428" N 21°0'40.686" E

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