The Old Town Square Market is probably where you end up having something to eat or drink, we did. The surrounding is quite lively area with a pleasant ambience. There are indoor and outdoor cafes,... more
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... more
The Palace of Culture and Science known as the wedding cake is the tallest building in Poland and 187th tallest building in the world. It took three years to build which was completed in 1955. It was... more
The Royal Castle in Warsaw is located in the Castle Square at the entrance to the Warsaw Old Town. The Royal Castle was the residence of the Polish Monarch. It has long violent history which was... more
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,... more
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... more
I try to discover more about interesting buildings. Warsaw can offer a lot for tourist who like to learn about architecture.
At first sight, when you at Castle square, one building attracts attention... more
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... more
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... more
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... more
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... more
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... more
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... more
The Umschlagplatz Monument is to commemorate the Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto. The actual spot is where the Jews had to assemble to board the trains. In July 1942 the Jews were taken to concentration... more
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... more
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... more
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... more
The Teare Wielki or Grand Theatre is in my opinion the most beautiful building in Warsaw and believe me it has a lot of competition. We didn't have time to see a performance but I will next time. The... more
We had organized tour guide in Warsaw.
One part of tour is dedicated to introduction to the history of City, special to period of WWII and Jewish ghetto. We visit Muranow district. We heard the sad... more
I would like to discover how is learning in foreign country. Warsaw is a pretty good idea.
It is a various way to get study here. I just start to surfing. It could be found summer courses of Polish... more
When I travel it is NOT usual for me to visit cemetaries, but here in Warsaw I made an exception since I know so many families that live here in Israel that lost families in Warsaw.
Seeing things like... more
This monument is to the people who died during the 1943 Ghetto Uprising and has displays on both sides of the memorial. On one side a relief called “The Fight” are men, women, and children ready to... more
St. John's Cathedral is one of the oldest churches in the city and located in Warsaw Old Town. It was originally built in the 14th century. It is not the most impressive looking cathedral I’ve seen... more
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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.... more
This page is dedicated to the memory of great Polish poet, guitarist, singer and my great friend, Jacek Kaczmarski who has always been an inspiration to me...
More in travelogue: Tribute to Jacek......
Born and bred in Warsaw, I find it hard to see it with the eyes of a tourist. When I joined VT I tried to find some photographs of my city in our albums and, apart from the view from my window, which...
From August 20-September 4, 2004 I participated in a Habitat for Humanity Global Village trip to Poland to help build a six-unit apartment complex for families who could not otherwise afford decent......
It`s quite hard to do a page on the city you were born and raised in. It`s like you know everything about that place, but it`s not easy to put it into words, because you think a lot of stuff is just...