About Warsaw


Warsaw, nurturing over 400 years of pride as a capital, is Poland’s largest city and an economic, political, and cultural centre. The symbol of the city is the Mermaid, featured on the city seal. Did you know, Warsaw is one of the 3 most green capital cities (after Berlin and Stockholm) in Europe. There are 76 parks and forests.


There are countless reasons to "fall in love in Warsaw", here are a few of them:

1. Old Town with Royal Castle and New Town

Walking the streets of the Old Town and New Town allows you to rest from the bustle of central city life.

2. Royal Baths in Warsaw

The park and palace complex at Lazienki are one of the most beautiful of this type in Europe.

3. Royal Palace and the Gardens in Wilanow

The summer residence of King Jan III Sobieski and then Augustus II as well as subsequent aristocratic families.

4. Palace of Culture and Science

Completed in 1955 as a ‘gift from the Soviet people’, offers an excellent panoramic view of the city.

5. Warsaw Rising Museum

Opened in 2004, on the 60th anniversary of the outbreak of the Warsaw Uprising, the museum pays tribute to all those who fought and died for their country’s independence.

6. Museum exhibition of Frederic Chopin

The music, smell and light – these are only some of the special effects, which are waiting to stimulate the visitors’ senses. Innovative approach to the subject of Chopin’s life and output wins recognition of both music lovers, historians and artists. The idea of the Museum is mainly the individual touring and experiencing Chopin.

7. University of Warsaw Library

The facade of the building, which resembles a line of open books, is one of the most interesting examples of contemporary architecture in Warsaw. The roof garden is open to the public.



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