Warsaw Things to Do

  • A first view
    A first view
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    The first sight at the squere from above
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  • The Barbican
    The Barbican

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  • 1. Old Town

    This part of Warsaw was heavily damaged during the Warsaw Uprising of 1944. It was rebuilt after the war and today, consists of cafes and restaurants. The colorful facades of the buildings...

  • 2. Lazienki Park and Chopin's Monument

    I arrived at my hotel, then went for a walk in the cold fresh air. The park is almost next door to the Hyatt Regency Hotel. I was surprised to see two peacocks trying to keep warm, near the Belvedere...

  • 3. Monument to the Ghetto Uprising

    The monument over the heroes of the Warsaw Uprising is commemorating the citizens uprising in 1944 from the tyranny of the German Nazi, unfortunately ended tragically. The monument is located on the...

  • 4. Palace of Culture and Science

    This skyscraper was built during the Stalinist era of 1952 to 1955. Originally, it housed a cinema, community center and swimming pool. All used shortly after its completion. Today, it remains...

  • 5. Royal Castle

    Once the home of Polish Kings and Lithuanian Dukes, the splendid building is the pride and joy of Warsaw. It was the royal residence from the 16th to 18th centuries. The, after the onset of WWII, the...

  • 6. Downtown

    The Square of the Three Crosses is dominated by the Church of St. Alexander. It was built as a Neo-classicist copy of the Roman pantheon between 1815 and 1825. It was built on order of Tsar Alexander...

  • 7. Barbican

    The Warsaw Barbican is a semi circle fortified medieval outpost connected to the city walls, which was used for defensive purposes. It was destroyed during WWII and Warsaw Uprising in 1944. It was...

  • 8. Wilanow

    After a tour of the Palace, take a walk around the charming Palace gardens descending in terraces down to the lake. See the garden sculptures, the Chinese pagoda, the 'Roman' bridge, and, in summer,...

  • 9. Syrenka - Mermaid

    The Warsaw mermaid statue is located in Market Square of the Old Town. It is a symbol and an icon of Warsaw. There are three mermaids and the one in the Old Town is the first mermaid, the second is...

  • 10. The Tomb of Unknown Soldier

    Nearly every country in the world has Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. It is symbolic and it is a tomb of remembrance of Polish soldiers who fought and died for freedom. The tomb proudly stands between...

  • 11. Castle Square

    This is a roughly triangular area in the new town area, opposite the royal castle (thus its name). It is lined with colorful buildings that contain contain cafes, restaurants and shops. The square is...

  • 12. Royal Way

    Potocki Palace (Polish: Pałac Potockich), is a large baroque palace. The new one was commissioned by Ernest Denhoff and construction started in 1693 under the architect Giovanni Pioli. From 1731...

  • 13. New Town

    Nowe Miasto, the New Town is not so new , as it began its developent called New Warsaw in the fourteenth century and it was not integrated in Warsaw until the late eighteenth century Upon entering...

  • 14. President's Palace

    In front of Presidential palace is monument of Prince Józef Poniatowski riding a horse. The author was Bertel Thorwaldsen, Danish sculptor. Working on monument last from 1830 till 1832th. Later tsar...

  • 15. Jewish Ghetto - Umschlagplatz Monument

    This monument stands on the loading area where the Jews of the Warsaw Ghetto were made to wait for the trains that would ultimately take them to the death camp at Treblinka and later, Auschwitz....

  • 16. Pawiak Prison

    Built in the 1830s to serve as a Tsarist prison, Pawiak came to the fore during WWII when the Gestapo took it over. During the Nazi occupation it became the largest political prison in Poland and saw...

  • 17. Saxon Gardens

    The Saxon Garden is the oldest public garden in Warsaw founded in 17th century. It’s a public garden with beautiful fountain surrounded by many Rococo (late Baroque) sculptures. The fountain designed...

  • 18. St. Anna's Church

    Taras widokowy is lookout terrace on the top of St. Anna’s church bell tower. This is a fantastic viewing platform on Old Town panorama and east side of Warshaw. Also, this is one of the oldest...

  • 19. Wisla River

    quote from Wikipedia: The Vistula (Polish: Wisła; German: Weichsel; Czech: Visla ), is the longest river in Poland at 1,047 km (678 miles) in length. It drains an area of 194,424 km² (75,067 sq....

  • 20. National Museum

    The Muzeum Narodowe (National Museum) is a sprawling gallery of fine arts, with a primary focus on Polish artists. But there are also many top draw artists from all over Europe and the rest of the...

  • 21. Zoo

    You actually get a lot for your money, currently 20zl for an adult and 15zl for a child. That might not sound very good looking at numbers, but when you actually exchange it, it would mean around £4...

  • 22. Monument to the Ghetto Heroes

    The 'centrepiece' of the Jewish Warsaw trail, this powerful and deeply moving monument stands in the middle of plac Bohaterów Getta on Ul Zahmenhofa. The plac was formerly the heart of the ghetto area...

  • 23. Walking

    In the Royal way I across at the streets unusual benches, try to rest. But it is not for resting, then new guided tour and travel theme. What is that?! Theme is discover the Chopin's Warsaw (a...

  • 24. Church of the Holy Cross

    The Holy Cross is a Roman Catholic Church and one of the most notable Baroque twin tower churches in Warsaw. It was built in the late 17th century, to replace an old and small wooden chapel. As you...

  • 25. Jewish Ghetto - Path of Remembrance

    From 1940 to 1943, the Jews of Warsaw and from other parts of Europe were crammed into this area. A wall was built and the ghetto became a place of great suffering. Thousands died from hunger, disease...

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