Warsaw is Poland's capital and one of the fastest growing cities in Europe. Warsaw is an extraordinary city with an intriguing history. It is the country’s cultural capital. Numerous theatres, cinemas and dozens of museums and galleries contribute to its rich and high-quality cultural offerings. Historic works can be admired at the National Museum, at the Royal Castle, in Wilanów, and at the Palace on the Water in Lazienki. The city is rife with art treasures and architectural wonders. Major places of attraction are The Old Town complex, which is now on the UNESCO World Heritage List, the Krasinski Palace in the Krasinski Square, which is one of the most beautiful aristocratic palaces of Warsaw and Teatralny Square, the commercial as well as cultural centre of Warsaw. Gdansk is the Polish maritime capital with a population nearing half a million. It is the hub of economic life, science, culture, and a popular tourist destination.