Warsaw Warnings and Dangers

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  • 1. Unsafe areas

    I have been living in Warsaw for about 3 months now. I was born here but lived most my life in Chicago suburbs. When I first got here I thought it might be dangerous so I bought a knife to carry with....

  • 2. Taxis

    Please consider checking www.teletaxi.pl or get-taxi-get.com If you planning travel to Poland (Warsaw, Krakow, Poznan, Gdansk) - for your safety. It's web aplication designed for mobile devices like...

  • 3. Bus no 175

    Date of incident 25th Sept. 2011: I took Bus 175 from Warsaw Airport to city centre. Upon arrival in the main central square, 3 men attacked me on the bus, one pulling my hand luggage off my hand the...

  • 4. All warnings in one

    Warsaw is rated as the most dangerous city in Poland, and as a medium risk by the US government. There's a small risk of violence, mostly from drunks and football hooligans - both of which can be...

  • 5. Pickpockets

    A point that would probably fall on deaf ears if reported to authority's. My wife, her sister and myself took the 175 bus from Warsaw airport with the intention of spending a few hours taking in the...

  • 6. Traffic

    I know that in some countries crossing the street against the red light is not a crime. If there is nothing coming, you can just walk on without stopping. Not so in Warsaw or other Polish cities. No...

  • 7. Trains

    It's rather dangerous to travel late night on suburban trains to and from Warsaw. Some lines are more dangerous, some are safer. It's pretty OK during daytime, but you should rather avoid it late...

  • 8. Water

    Both travel guides I bought for my trip to Warsaw warned against drinking the tap water there, saying that even most locals avoid drinking it and that many of them get their water from wells. However,...

  • 9. Watch for Polish cherry and do enjoy! :-)

    While you are in great, amusing company watch for Polish hard drinks. They are often inexpensive and addictive. We, a bunch of 24 VT-ers in Piwna Kompania...

  • 10. Exclusively in Polish

    May I complain a bit, please?Well, the city centre and the old town is quite well signed by new signs put for more and more numerous visitors. They had to spend...

  • 11. Drastic scenes

    There are some drastic scenes in pictures and movies displayed in Warsaw Uprising Museum. However they are always marked by red bilinqual warning sign...

  • 12. Did Someone Say Rain?

    Talk about a surprise downpour, and this was in late May. The sky's opened, and down came the rain in bucketfulls. The rain drops pounded off the pavement. Of...

  • 13. arriving at the airport

    We arrived from Paris at Frederick Chopin airport, Terminal , and were directed to one of the 5 carousels in Terminal 2 to collect our luggage. The luggage...

  • 14. Trick or treat the Polish way

    When you park your car in Warsaw you may sometimes be approached by a 'helpful' man, or even just a boy of twelve or so, who will offer to look after the car...

  • 15. Winter Weather

    We wanted to go to Warsaw in winter, but though it can be romantic to walk through the snow in Lazienki Park, it can get REALLY cold there in January. My...

  • 16. Main railway station

    There are many homeless and drunk people in the main railway station - Warszawa Centralna. The tunnels underground the buiding are not nice epecially becasue...

  • 17. If you fly from terminal 1 early...

    ...in the morning, be sure to be there on time. Our flight to Budapest (we were flying standby so we were trying all flights) was scheduled to depart at 7:40am...

  • 18. A city with two side

    Warsaw is a city of extremes - on the one hand you have sparklingly shiney designer shops, along clean, well maintained streets with expensive cars parking to...

  • 19. The Most Expensive Beer in Poland!!

    Having had to curtail my Polish visit at relatively short notice and the most reasonably priced flight out being an evening departure from Frederic Chopin I...

  • 20. Please don't add to this attrocious custom

    I only took one picture of the graffitti which was evident on many buildings and streets as I don't like to be negative on most places I visit, I don't know but...

  • 21. Easter in Poland!

    Be aware that during the Easter weekend everything is closed (shops, bars, restaurants, clubs,...) and that there are not many people on the streets! When I was...

  • 22. When Russian or Putin's revenge comes :-)

    We, a group of VT-ers, had a meeting in January 2006, during the coldest days in Warsaw for years. The temperature at night dropped down to even -27C (-16,6F),...

  • 23. Flat city but not sidewalks

    Luckily for walking fans Warsaw is completely flat city, except "Skarpa Wislana" between the Old Town and the Vistula River.Well, the city is flat but its...

  • 24. Old names in use

    In emerging Warsaw international hotel chains buy various old hotels, renovate them and change their names or add own chain name to the old Polish name. Keep in...

  • 25. No air-condition and heat!

    From time to time summer in Warsaw is hot, for me very hot with maximum temperature exceeding 90 F (32C) which is good weather for lying with no move on a beach...

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