"The Mermaid Szawa - Syrenka" Syrenka - Mermaid Tip by Airpunk

Syrenka - Mermaid, Warsaw: 26 reviews and 43 photos

  The Mermaid Szawa - Syrenka
by Airpunk
 
  • The Mermaid Szawa - Syrenka - Warsaw
      The Mermaid Szawa - Syrenka
    by Airpunk
  • The Mermaid Szawa - Syrenka - Warsaw
      The Mermaid Szawa - Syrenka
    by Airpunk
 

According to a legend, the mermaid Szawa (or Sava) from the Wisla river was in love with a prince called War or (Varu). This legend explains the founding and the naming of the city of Warsaw (Warszawa). She stands in a corner of Warsaw's Old Town market square and is part of Warsaw's coat of arms.

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  • Written Nov 2, 2011
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