Wojewodztwo Mazowieckie Off The Beaten Path

  • Sign on the Ghetto Wall
    Sign on the Ghetto Wall
    by HORSCHECK
  • Sign on the Ghetto Wall
    Sign on the Ghetto Wall
    by HORSCHECK
  • The Ghetto Wall
    The Ghetto Wall
    by HORSCHECK

Wojewodztwo Mazowieckie Off The Beaten Path

  • Buildings, streets...

    Warsaw Off The Beaten Path

    This kiosk with newspapers adjacent to Church of the Holy Spirit (Paulite Church) in the New City is the smallest house in Warsaw. Local law says that only seperate houses have own numbers and this tiny structure has its own number: ul. Dluga 1 (1 Long Street). Let me add the other, more cosmopolitan, Warsaw curiosities: 1. There are twenty towns...

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  • Monuments

    Warsaw Off The Beaten Path

    Walking around the Three Crosses Square (Plac Trzech Krzyzy) I found in its eastern part the bust signed: "For Rev. Jakub Falkowski (1t75 - 1845), a founder of the Institiute for the Deaf, grateful deaf and their friends." Falkowski was a parish priest of St. Alexander's Church. The name "deaf" instead of hearing- and speech-Impaired is still used...

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  • Kabaty Forest

    Warsaw Off The Beaten Path

    Just get to the metro train and go all the way to the very last station Kabaty. Getting out, pass Tesco mall and go straight. You'll easily get to the Kabaty Forest. Great place for walking, biking or just lying on the grass at the hidden glade between the trees.

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  • Jewish Life

    Warsaw Off The Beaten Path

    As Jewish people and culture strongly influenced the life of pre-WWII Warsaw it is important to mourn the victims and attrocities they faced from German nazis together with the rest of Warsaw and its inhabitants. As much as not a lot of Jewish Warsaw, which was so interesting and lively when described by IB Singer, remained there are still places...

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  • Gardens

    Warsaw Off The Beaten Path

    In nothern side of the viewpoint terrace in the Rydz-Smigly Park there is the gate in my picture with inscription "Ogrodki Teatralne" which means the courtyard theatres. There is a pub/restaurant with a stage behind the gate in so-called the Frascati Gardens (Ogrody Frascati). Various both private and state-owned theatre groups from both Poland...

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  • Churches

    Warsaw Off The Beaten Path

    It's not easy to introduce our church, because our church is not fundamentally a building or a set of programs. Our church is people — a community with a shared vision and a shared faith in Jesus Christ. We could describe International Christian Fellowship as a community of upward-looking people and forward-looking people. If you were to visit us,...

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  • Wilanow

    Warsaw Off The Beaten Path

    The Wilanow Park forms an integral part of the Wilanow Palace and Gardens. Perfect for a pleasant walk, it is a destination of choice for Varsovians seeking to escape the hustle and bustle of the metropolis. My best season to walk there is autumn. Have a look at my pictures from this season.:)

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  • Warsaw's Districts

    Warsaw Off The Beaten Path

    In and around the old Stadium Dziesieciolecia (Tenth-Anniversary Stadium) one of the largest outdoor markets in Europe can be found. It is also often referred to as "Russian Market". The market consists of numerous traders, mainly immigrants, selling all kinds of things from Soviet bric-a-brac, rifles, vodka, pirate CDs and DVDs to perfume and...

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  • Old Town

    Warsaw Off The Beaten Path

    If you like old small and medium-size clocks, other precise devices and jewelry it's place for you. There are masterpieces of old masters and those who wanted to achieve a title of master in engraving or gold smithsery which, I see, was not that simple in the past. The oldest items date back to 16th century. The exposition is free of charge and...

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  • Zoological Garden

    Warsaw Off The Beaten Path

    The Warsaw Zoo (in Praga district , just opposite the Old Town) is certainly a great place to spend a warm summer afternoon! The point is not only to see the animals, but also the beautiful park with well kept flower -beds and nice ponds. The Zoo may pride itself on fairly large number of animals as well, even quite rare ones. One of the things...

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  • Pawiak

    Warsaw Off The Beaten Path

    On the city of Warsaw you will also find Pawiak. Before the WW II it was a prison but when the WW II started Nazis made Pawiak as their head sqaud. When war ended it was destroyed but now days there is a museum. Museum tells the stories of extermination Camps. Very touching place. You are able to see the notes and gifts which prisoners made for...

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  • Zelazowa Wola

    Warsaw Off The Beaten Path

    Zelazowa Wola is situated on the edge of Poland's Kampinos National Park and is the birthplace of Cjopin. Explore Zelazowa Wola's enchanting woods or take a visit to Kampinos National Park. Nearest station: Sochaczew. Take the bus from the station to Zelazowa Wola.

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  • Memories from 1974

    Warsaw Off The Beaten Path

    Lala is my beautiful doll from Warsaw, which I bought on our first trip to Poland in 1974. Lala is a favorite in my collection. It may be commonplace to people who see them every day in the shops, but she's very special to me.

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  • Maria Sklodowska-Curie

    Warsaw Off The Beaten Path

    Maria Sklodowska-Curie during 1927 Conference in Brussel. The Society in Tribute to Maria Sklodowska-Curie occupies a building on ul. Wawelska 15. The society's main goal is to preserve her memory and accomplishments. Also, the organization stresses her polish origins as it is often forgotten that she was in fact Polish (since she used her French...

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  • Zegrzynski Reservoir

    Warsaw Off The Beaten Path

    Zalew Zegrzynski - Zegrzynski Reservoir - a great place for watersports, walking, fishing and sunbathing - just 20 kilometers north of the city. Two huge rivers - Narew and Bug - bring their waters there.

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