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Wojewodztwo Mazowieckie Things to Do

  • Monument to the Ghetto Uprising

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    While ethnic Poles were subject to selective persecution by Nazi Germany, all ethnic Jews were targeted by the Third Reich. In the winter of 1939–40, about 100,000 Jews were deported to Nazi occupied Poland. They were initially gathered into massive urban ghettos, such as 380,000 Jews held in the Warsaw Ghetto, where large numbers died under the...

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  • Old Town

    4.5 out of 5 stars

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    This is a small, triangular square near the cathedral. The name comes from the old-style buildings surrounding the square, where canons priests lived in the 17th century. There was formerly the parish cemetery in this place, and there is a remnant of an 18th century Baroque statue of the Virgin Mary. In the middle of the square there is a huge...

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  • Lazienki Park and Chopin's Monument

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    Łazienki Royal Park (in Polish, Lazienki Park Królewskie) is the largest public park in Warsaw. It spans an area of about 80 hectares. It features a palace complex and has a lake and a botanical garden. It is located on the southern edge of the district of Śródmieście, on Ujazdów Avenue (Aleje Ujazdowskie), and is part of the...

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  • Royal Castle

    4.5 out of 5 stars

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    Built in the 15th century, this castle served as residence of Mazovian princes. Once the capital was moved to Warsaw from Kraków, the castle served as seat of the king and the government. The castle has been renovated repeatedly and destroyed completely during World War II. It was rebuilt between 1971-1988 using castle remains and rubble. Today,...

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  • Palace of Culture and Science

    4 out of 5 stars

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    The Palace of Culture and Science is the highest building in Poland. It has over 3,000 rooms. The big attraction is a large terrace on the 30th floor of the Palace. It was built between 1952 and 1955; it was a "gift of the Soviet people to the Polish nation", offered by Joseph Stalin himself. The architect was Lew Rudniew. The Palace is the highest...

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  • Barbican

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    The Barbican is a beautiful piece of architecture, and it actually reminded us of the Kalemegdan Fortress in Belgrade Serbia. The Barbican was erected in 1540 in place of an older gate to protect Nowomiejska Street. It was designed by Jan Baptist the Venetian, an Italian Renaissance architect who lived and worked in the Mazowsze region of 16th...

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  • Wilanow

    4 out of 5 stars

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    You can buy Warsaw city pass online or in town (look it up http://www.warsawpass.com) and traffic ticket for weekend or daily ( http://www.ztm.waw.pl/?c=126&l=2 ) and it's cheaper that way, trust me, and it's more fun ... So, this way you can visit Wilanow palace by yourself and don't skip garden and park.

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  • Royal Way

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    Following the steps of Chopin can discover many interesting places and buildings. Next is Emmanuel Anglican Church or Res Sacra Miser. This is place where Fryderyk Chopin was held concert on February 24, 1823, and praised in local newsletter. This concert, along with many others, was organized by the Charitable Center "Res Sacra Miser" of...

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  • Castle Square

    4.5 out of 5 stars

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    The Castle square is something that you must visit when you in Warsaw. It is very know place. This square connect Old town and Praga district. The main landmark of square is Sigismund's Column and is surrounded by historic houses and Royal Castle. All main celebration is organized here. During our visit to the city we attended the celebration of...

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  • New Town

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    This part of Warsaw was founded at the end of the 14th century and by the 18th century, it functioned as a separate city with its own administration, town hall and church. Most of the baroque and neoclassical buildings around the Market Square are post-war reconstructions, as the originals were destroyed during the Warsaw Uprising (1944). Today,...

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  • The Tomb of Unknown Soldier

    4.5 out of 5 stars

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    This is a symbolic tomb commemorating the nameless who fell in battle while fighting for Poland’s freedom. The tomb is situated under the arched arcade of the Saski Palace which was destroyed during World War II. Ashes of the Unknown Soldier were laid here in 1925 – buried here are the remains of a defender of Lwów from the Lyczakowski Cemetery, as...

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  • Syrenka - Mermaid

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    The Mermaid Statue stands in the very centre of Old Town Square, surrounded by a fountain. Due to vandalism, the original statue had been moved to the grounds of the Historical Museum of Warsaw – the statue in the square is a copy. This is not the only one mermaid in Warsaw. Another is located on the bank of the Vistula River near...

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  • President's Palace

    4 out of 5 stars

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    The Palace has been the residence of the Polish president since 1994. It was rebuilt after a fire in 1852. Construction originally began in 1643 for Stanislaw Koniecpolski. Unlike a major part of Warsaw, it actually survived the destruction that happened to many buildings within the city during World War 2. In days gone by, it was home to various...

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  • St. Anna's Church

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    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 church in Warsaw. Standard admission for ticket are PLN 5 Discount is available to children aged 4 or older, school-aged children and youth, students...

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  • Downtown

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    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 I. (who obviously had a choice in the patron saint). In 1886, it was re-designed in Neo-Renaissance style and enlarged. The current building is a...

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  • Monument to the Ghetto Heroes

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    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 - now it is a wide open space surrounded by apartment blocks. The memorial was unveiled in 1948, 5 years after the Ghetto Uprising and simultaneously...

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  • Saxon Gardens

    4.5 out of 5 stars

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    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 by Henryk Marconi is the centerpiece of the garden and is popular meeting place for romantic couples. The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is next to the...

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  • Jewish Ghetto - Umschlagplatz Monument

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    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. Inside, there are a number of first names of some of the victims. Mens on one side and women on the other. The solemn marble monument is a fitting...

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  • Church of the Holy Cross

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    Built at the end of the 17th century, the baroque church is one of the most important monuments in Warsaw. It was designed by outstanding architects: the designer was royal court architect Józef Bellotti, and the front and towers are the work of Jakub Fontana. It was here that in 1683, King Jan III Sobieski announced his trust in God, himself and...

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  • National Museum

    4 out of 5 stars

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    One of the big thrills for me was to be able to see a Da Vinci painting on display in Warsaw. Da Vinci's Lady With An Ermine was on public display at the National Museum in Warsaw when we visited in 2010. I have seen several of Da Vinci's paintings in the past but was very excited to discover one more while in Warsaw. Interestingly the subject of...

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  • Polish Army Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

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    As one of the stop on the second walking tour on City with my friends was Museum of Polish Army (Polish: Muzeum wojska Polskiego). I dint fun of those things but it was interesting. It seems like the right choice to continue of our introduction of city's history. In fact, at the same time in the city celebrated the 60th anniversary of the uprising...

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  • Pawiak Prison

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    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 over 100,000 inmates pass through its gates. Of this number, over 37,000 were executed within the grounds, while a further 60,000 were transported to...

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  • Walking

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    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 places connect with his life). You find on those multimedia benches information about places who corresponds with the sequence of events in Chopin's...

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  • St. John's Cathedral

    4 out of 5 stars

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    St. John's Archcathedral in Warsaw (Polish: Archikatedra św. Jana w Warszawie) is a Catholic church. Originally was built in the 14th century (1390) in Masovian Gothic style. The Cathedral served as a coronation and burial site for numerous Dukes of Masovia. In 1944, during the Warsaw Uprising the Cathedral was a place of struggle between...

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  • The Jewish Cemetery

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Warsaw Things to Do

    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 the Janusza Korczaka Monument (you should really read about this guy - http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/biography/Korczak.html) and the...

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  • University

    Warsaw Things to Do

    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 language, other training courses, scholarships, etc. This is just some of ideas. It is very easy to find opportunity if you are interesting. Even...

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  • The Grand Theatre

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    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 theatres neoclassical facade is stunning with beautiful art work and five stallions which seem to gallop atop its roof. The Theatre plays host to the...

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  • Citadel

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    While thumbing through our Warsaw In Your Pocket guide this summer, my wife & I were trying to decide where to go. We chose The Citadel and I'm glad we did. Located by the Visla River it was built in 1830 by Tsar Nicholas I as a garrison for his troops to keep down those peskey Poles! Most of this place is still an army base but the brick walls are...

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  • Adam Mickiewicz Monument

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    Monument dedicated to Adam Mickiewicz (Polish: Pomnik Adama Mickiewicza) has a prominent place on Royal route. At first time I was thinking that is monument of politician. No, it dedicated to famous poet from 18th century. The monument was unveiled on the 100 anniversary of the birth of the poet in his honor. Author was sculptor Cyprian Godebski....

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  • Zoo

    4 out of 5 stars

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    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 for an adult, which is an excellent deal - considering that even if you don't really enjoy the animals and the way they are treated or something...

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  • Powazki Cemetery

    4.5 out of 5 stars

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    In the north-west of Warsaw the oldest cemetery of the city (created in 1790) is well worth a visit. One enters the cemetry by the historic St. Honorata Gate which is guarded by a statue modeled in the fashion of a Roman legionary. Inside, it has a park-like character and a really "ancient" feel due to a multitude of grave monuments in different...

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  • Monument to Nicolaus Copernicus

    4 out of 5 stars

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    Although some Germans may think otherwise, Nicolaus Copernicus is regarded as one of the most famous Poles of all times. Like Galileo, he challenged the world of the Catholic church in the Renaissance proving that the Earth orbits the Sun. The monument was designed by the Danish artist Bertel Throvaldsen and cast in Warsaw in 1823. Like many other...

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  • The Palace on the Water

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    In Lazienki Park there is a palace standing by a lake, and nearby a mock amphitheatre inspired by the one at Herculaneum. . The latter is free, but to enter the palace costs 12 zloty. It is open from 9 am - 4 pm., daily except Mondays.The present palace was remodelled in 1792 and was once the residence of Stanislaw August Poniatowski, the last king...

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  • Church of the Assumption of the Virgin...

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    Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary and of St. Joseph (Polish: Kościół Wniebowzięcia NMP i św. Józefa Oblubieńca) commonly known as the Carmelite Church (Polish: Kościół Karmelitów) is a Roman Catholic church. Is located in Royal way. The church was build about 20 years and finished 1681 in baroque style...

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  • Bristol Hotel

    Warsaw Things to Do

    So, you walking the Royal way and looks at the surroundings. Very wide street, Krakowskie Przedmiescie - most elegant street in Warsaw. On one corner - you cant miss out, you can see a beautiful building not like the palace but luxurious enough. It is a famous Bristol hotel. It is located near to Old Town of Warsaw, the Opera House and the National...

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  • Charles de Gaulle

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    For several years, an artificial palm tree has stood in the middle of the roundabout. Created by artist Joanna Rajkowska, it was a key element of the city project, 'Greetings from Jerozolimskie Avenue'. Arousing the enthusiasm of some residents, and the strong objections of others, it has undoubtedly become a new but very important symbol of the...

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  • Jewish Ghetto - Path of Remembrance

    4 out of 5 stars

    Warsaw Things to Do

    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 and the cold. In 1942, the deportations began to the death camps at Treblinka and elsewhere. Then, in 1943, the ill fated Warsaw Ghetto Uprising took...

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  • Wisla River

    Warsaw Things to Do

    Measuring about 10 km, the path is located on the right bank of the Vistula river. It gives an opportunity to contact with nature in a slight distance from the city centre. Natural river in the heart of the European capital is a sort of phenomenon. The coolest section of the path was laid out along the right bank of the river from the Lazienkowski...

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  • Nozyk Synagogue

    4 out of 5 stars

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    This is the only synagogue in Warsaw to have survived the war. Built from1898 on and funded by Zalman Nozyk, a merchant from a wealthy family, it became part of the so-called Small Ghetto during most of the occupation time. Back then, it only survived because it was used as a stable by the Nazis, although it was also damaged during the war. Right...

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  • Marie Curie Museum

    3.5 out of 5 stars

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    This museum, which is actually the childhood home of Marie, is located in the old town. Its a small museum but quite comprehensive with its exhibits. Some interesting photo's are displayed along with personal items of Marie's.

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  • Krasinski Palace

    3.5 out of 5 stars

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    Krasinski palace, as guide tells, one of the most beautiful palaces in Warsaw and Poland. It was projected in 17th centuries and has features of baroque style. For some time it was used as Supreme Court, but later, after building new one, it is a part of National library. Here is one of the most valuable collection of books is saved (medieval...

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  • Belveder

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    Near the entry from Lazienki park and before Belvedere palace I found a new monument dedicated to famous Pole - Marshal Josef Pilsudski. How was Marshal Josef Pilsudski? Marshal Josef Pilsudski (1867-1935) was Polish patriot, nationalist, Field Marshal, Chief of State and Prime Minister of Poland. He was led a Polish force which invaded Russia...

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  • Zygmunt's Column

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    The oldest and tallest non-church monument in Warsaw was raised in 1644 by King Władysław IV, in honour of his father Zygmunt III Waza, who in 1596 moved the capital from Kraków to Warsaw. The monument stands 22 metres high with the actual figure of the King measuring 275 cm. The sword he holds in his right hand symbolises bravery, while...

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  • Church of the Virgin Mary

    Warsaw Things to Do

    Rare gothic style church is located in New town of Warsaw. It was built in the beginning of 15th, one of the oldest churches in Warsaw, still from times, when Warsaw haven’t had status of Poland’s capital. Place around church is a nice for a panorama look to other side of Wisla river and corner of old town. Church of Visitation of the Virgin...

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  • Historical Museum

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    Looking at the building of this museum from the outside, you may think it's small and not worth a look. But don't let appearances mislead you: the museum occupies eight houses facing the Old Town Market Square and 3 more in the Old Town. Their permanent exhibition 'The Seven Centuries of Warsaw' is housed in 52 rooms, presenting the history of...

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