Until today it remains the highest building in Poland, after its construction it was Europe’s second tallest building with 42 floors. The Palace of Culture and Science (Pałac Kultury i Nauki or PKiN in Polish) is the tallest building in Poland, completed in 1955 as a gift to Poland from the Soviet people and Joseph Stalin himself. Since 2007 it has been enlisted in the Registry of Objects of Cultural Heritage. Palace of Culture & Science Pl. [5] In 1985, it hosted the historic Leonard Cohen concert, surrounded by many political expectations, which were avoided by Cohen in his prolonged introductions during the three-hour show. 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and Science (Pałac Kultury i Nauki imienia Józefa Stalina), but in the wake of destalinization the dedication to Stalin was revoked.Stalin's name was removed from the interior lobby and one of the building's sculptures. Construction started in 1952 and took three years. Search from Palace Of Science And Culture stock photos, pictures and royalty-free images from iStock. The Palace of Culture and Science is the tallest building in Poland and the eighth tallest building in the European Union. It is especially nice to watch the sun go down in summer (only on Friday and Saturday). //