Building scene of the Palace of Culture and Science (Polish: Pałac Kultury i Nauki, also abbreviated PeKiN) in Warsaw is the tallest building in Poland and the eight htallest building in the European Union. It is 231 metres (758 ft) tall, which includes a 43-metre high spire.
The building was conceived as a "gift from the Soviet people to the Polish nation", and was completed in 1955.
The building was originally known as the Joseph Stalin Palace of Culture and Science (Pałac Kultury i Nauki imienia Józefa Stalina), but in the wake of destalinization the dedication to Stalin was revoked. Stalin's name was removed from the interior lobby and one of the building's sculptures.