Soul of the City is a series from BBC Travel that invites you to uncover the unique characteristics of cities around the world through the stories of the people who live there. Moreover, the idea to rebuild an entire city went against the architectural thought of the time. In , the people of Warsaw started an uprising against the Nazis. In just five minutes a day, you will learn Polish through our beautifully illustrated, immersive and engaging lessons. Our team put together a collection of the resources and tools they find most effective in their own language learning projects.
But the people of Poland, my grandfather among them, took matters in their own hands. The work became more organised, and eventually turned into a big push to rebuild the capital. But I think I prefer hustler. And Varsovians themselves are learning to appreciate their unique city all over again. Recent art projects such as Projekt Warszawiak , a band that gives old Warsaw songs a modern twist, are wonderful examples of that.