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Half Day City Sightseeing Tour of Warsaw
"Historical sites such as the Ghetto Memorial the Monument of Warsaw Uprising the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier the Grand Theatre Chopin's monument the Belvedere Palace and the Old Town are all seen on your tour.At the Old Town you can enjoy a walking tour passing by the Castle Square King Sigismund's Column
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Private Tour: Warsaw Walking Tour
"Meet your private guide near Warsaw Central Station and then set off on your 3-hour walking tour of the city. As you amble through the streets your guide will talk to you about Warsaw and also about the things that what you want to see in the city. Much of Warsaw was destroyed during World War II but the resilient Varsovians rebuilt it all including the 13th-century Old Town. While the buildings appear old they are all relatively new having been built after WWII. Many of Warsaw’s trophy sites can be found within the Old Town’s defensive walls
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Private Tour: Warsaw Walking Tour
"Meet your private guide near Warsaw Central Station and then set off on your 3-hour walking tour of the city. As you amble through the streets your guide will talk to you about Warsaw and also about the things that what you want to see in the city. Much of Warsaw was destroyed during World War II but the resilient Varsovians rebuilt it all including the 13th-century Old Town. While the buildings appear old they are all relatively new having been built after WWII. Many of Warsaw’s trophy sites can be found within the Old Town’s defensive walls
From EUR16.00

Syrenka - Mermaid Tips (26)

Pomnik Warszawskiej Syrenki

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...
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lina112
Sep 23, 2015

"Syrenka" Mermaid -Symbol of Warsaw!

The Syrenka, the Mermaid is the symbol of Warsaw and dates from the middle of the 19th century. It is perhaps the most photogenic monument in the CityI have seen this symbol on souvenirs but also on...
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greekcypriot
Jul 21, 2015

Fryderyk Chopin Museum is a 'Must Visit"

This multimedia museum had been refurbished for the 200th (2010) of Frédéric Chopin's birth and is one of the most modern museums in Poland. Collections are displayed on five levels of exhibition...
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greekcypriot
Jul 21, 2015

Symbol and an icon of Warsaw

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...
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fachd
Oct 11, 2012

Syrenka - protector of Warsaw

The Little Mermaid (Polish: Syrenka) is a symbol of the City.I also heard a familiar story of the sisters of sirens from the Baltic Sea. Two sisters, from unknown reasons, are separated. One went to...
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Odiseya
Jul 11, 2012

In Warsaw Mermaids are everywhere

When you are in Warsaw try to find "Wiadukt Stanisława Markiewicza". There is a beautiful Mermaid. Wiadukt Markiewicza is located near the old town, when you go from Royal Castle to the Presidental...
przemsoon
Mar 26, 2012

The Mermaid Szawa - Syrenka

According to a legend, the mermaid Szawa (or Sava) from the Wisla river was in love with a prince called War or (Varu). This legend explains the founding and the naming of the city of Warsaw...
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Airpunk
Nov 02, 2011

Warsaw's mermaid monument

Warsaw mermaid is a symbol of this city and it is depicted on coat of arms. Actually mermaid monument was already made in 1855, but this one is not original, in such way trying to save real one from...
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Raimix
Mar 29, 2011

The Warsaw Mermaid - one or more?

The Mermaid has been the coat of arms of Warsaw for centuries, which is rather unusual for a place that is situated about 300 km from the sea. Legend has it that there were two mermaid sisters who...
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evaanna
Sep 03, 2008

The guardian of Warsaw

The Syrenka (mermaid) is the mythic guardian of Warsaw. Legend has it that once fishermen noticed the presence of a mermaid in the Vistula river. A rich merchant decided to capture her in order to...
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MichaelFalk1969
Jan 07, 2008

Warsaw's "feisty lady" - the Little Mermaid

Warsaw is one of those old European cities full of beautifying statues and monuments. Brussels has "Manneken P1ss", Berlin has the "Berliner Baer", but the most famous and loved statue of Warsaw is...
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JessH
Mar 07, 2007

a lot of legends

One of the most fascinating monuments in Warsaw in my opinion. There are many legends why the mermaid became the emblem of Warsaw. Read some of them.1. http://www.warsawvoice.pl/view/6564/2....
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wroclawiak
Sep 30, 2006
 
 
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"Dedicated to Jacek Kaczmarski"
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"All around me"
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"Warsaw Rising"
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"WARSAW- THE CITY WITH A HISTORY!"
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Krasinski Palace

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...
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Monument to the Ghetto Uprising

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...
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Marie Curie Museum

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...
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St Casimir's Church

St. Casimir’s church was built as a commemoration of Jan Sobieski victory against Turks in end of 17th century. Actually during Second World War it was working as a war hospital, but bombing in 1944...
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Jewish Historical Institute

It's not hard to guess that this museum isn't an easy to go place. With over 300 000 Jews, Warsaw was a centre of Jewish life in Eastern Europe with all its ups and downs. The Holocaust put an end to...
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St. John's Cathedral

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...
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