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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
From EUR16.00
 
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

More Warnings and Dangers in Warsaw

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 sidewalks and roads are mostly not, listen to...
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matcrazy1
Feb 15, 2006

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 mind that many locals (including taxi...
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matcrazy1
Feb 14, 2006

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 under umbrella with refreshing wind...
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matcrazy1
Feb 13, 2006

Food warnings

ETHNIC FOODIn the middle 1990' I went to a Turkish restaurant. It was shortly after my trip around Turkey when I fell in love in Turkish cuisine. My meals had only Turkish names but they were neither...
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matcrazy1
Feb 12, 2006

Rarely very cold or very hot weather

Poland is often wrongly located somewhere far east in Europe, close to Russia and even Siberia :-), thus it's regarded as a very cold country. Haha, once I was asked where to find Polar bears in...
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matcrazy1
Feb 07, 2006

For the early birds

Being on holiday (and only that time :-) I used to be quite an early bird starting sightseeng at about 8 am or earlier unless I take part in a good party by late night. If my accommodation doesn't...
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matcrazy1
Feb 01, 2006
 
 
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Watch for furious dogs :-)

First, let me say what is furious dog ("wsciekly pies") in Poland:Take:- 1 part raspberry syrup - 3 parts well chilled Polish vodka - 2-4 drops of Tabasco sauce or a pinch of cayenne pepperFill 1/4 of...
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matcrazy1
Jan 28, 2006

Ugh!

Warsaw is a city of dog lovers but few of them live in houses with gardens. So thousands of dogs are taken for walks in public places every day. Nobody minds that if they are kept on a leash or even...
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evaanna
Jan 06, 2006

Check the hours!

If you're going to walk all the way over to the Jewish Cemetery, be sure you check the hours so you don't arrive after 1pm on Friday, the only day that it closes that early. I was a little frustrated...
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acemj
Nov 20, 2005

Pigeons

Krakow's main square actually has the most pigeons anywhere in the world outside of St. Mark's Square in Venice, Italy, but there are plenty of the pesky little poopers here too. Watch yourself when...
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acemj
Nov 20, 2005

Useless Batteries

When looking for batteries, try not to buy from the Ticket offices situated close to the Metro and at various points around the City. The batteries i purchased from one of these shops lasted a whole...
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Bushman23
Oct 25, 2005

Mind the gap

The underground is a great, if only partial, solution to Warsaw's traffic jams. It is accessible to wheelchair users and mothers with children in pushchairs as there are lifts at all the stations....
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evaanna
Jun 25, 2005

Trams

Beware of ticket inspectors trying to charge you a "special tax". We were caught without a ticket as we could not find anywhere to buiy one and needed to get back to our hotel. We were caught and were...
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carlitoab
May 26, 2005

The crazy wather

The wather might be crazy!!!! You can never really tell when it`s gonna rain- even in the summer!!! So beware!!! ;) We always laugh at meteorologists, because they can never get it quite right. So...
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PolishChick
Sep 11, 2004

Top Hotels in Warsaw

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Emilii Plater 49, Warsaw, Central Poland, 00-125, Poland
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Jerozolimskie 45, Warsaw, Central Poland, 00-692, Poland
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Krakowskie Przedmiescie 42/44, Warsaw, Central Poland, 00-325, Poland
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Ul. Krolewska 11, Warsaw, Central Poland, 00-065, Poland
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Al. Jana Pawla II 21, Warsaw, Central Poland, 00-854, Poland
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ul. Poznanska 15, 00-680
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Top Things to Do in Warsaw

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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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Lazienki Park and Chopin's Monument

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...
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Old Town

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...
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Royal Castle

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...
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Palace of Culture and Science

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;...
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Barbican

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...
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"Dedicated to Jacek Kaczmarski"
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evaanna

"All around me"
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AcornMan

"Warsaw Rising"
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PolishChick

"WARSAW- THE CITY WITH A HISTORY!"
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"My Home Town"
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