Streets named after Tolkien and Gandalf in Warsaw

Streets named after Tolkien and Gandalf in Warsaw

Commonly known as Mordor, a sub-section of Warsaw has seen two of its streets officially christened ulica Gandalfa and ulica Tolkiena.

The neighborhood where these streets are located has around 100,000 workers a day and has become famous for its soul-crushing office culture—which is why workers have started calling it Mordor. Although some campaigned for the street name Sauron, the city’s naming commission opted for names with more positive connotations, perhaps to reflect the area’s ongoing humanization.

Source: warsawinsider.pl

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