- Old Town - Starowka
- Royal Castle & Castle Square
- Lazienki Park - The Royal Bath
- Warsaw Rising Museum
- Polin -Museum Of The History Of Polish Jews
Top 5 Attractions in Warsaw
Warsaw · 5 Items · Anna Maciejowska
Handpicked by a Warsaw Local Expert, we bring you our guide to 'Top 5 Attractions in Warsaw'.
Warsaw's exquisitely reconstructed Old Town (locally called Starowka) is peaceful, quaint and picturesque, with narrow cobbled streets, colourful façades and archways leading the curious explorer into courtyards and back alleys. A whole afternoon could be spent wandering this winding maze and discovering all its nooks and crannies. As you leave traffic and modernity behind at Plac Zamkowy (Castl More info
In 1596, the Polish capital moved from Krakow to Warsaw, recognizing the younger city's central location between the far-reaching points of the rapidly expanding Commonwealth. The local castle, once the possession of the Dukes of Mazovia, was renovated in royal style, and Warsaw was transformed from a growing centre of trade to the centre of Renaissance Europe's largest empire. The man responsi More info
Lazienki Park must be the loveliest, most enchanting city park in Europe. Right in the heart of the city, just south of the Old Town and Royal Route, it was once a country estate outside Warsaw's city walls. Its name, 'Royal Baths Park', comes from the bathing pavilion once located here. The estate was acquired and redesigned by the last Polish king, Stanislaw August Poniatowski, in the mid-18th c More info
The 1944 Warsaw Uprising and subsequent destruction of the city are central to modern Warsaw's identity. The entire city, rebuilt with loving accuracy by its citizens with the help of old paintings, sketches and plans, stands today as a monument to the heroism of those who defended Warsaw against the German occupier, and the will of a people that has never given up struggling. While the city wa More info
The Museum of the History of Polish Jews opened its doors to the public in April 2013. It currently functions as a cultural and educational center with a rich cultural program, including temporary exhibitions, films, debates, workshops, performances, concerts, lectures and much more. The Core Exhibition, presenting the thousand-year history of Polish Jews, opened on October 28, 2014. Formally f More info
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