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    5 Best Restaurants in Warsaw’s Old Town – Food That Makes You Say Wow

    Warsaw is fondly called ‘The City of the Phoenix’ for a good reason – its ability to rise from the ashes after the devastating destruction it suffered during WWII. However, the city’s Old Town was given top priority in the reconstruction project. Today, it is proclaimed a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. In addition, it is one of the places that attract a large number of tourists in Poland. This is indeed a stunning part of the city bustling with life and worth exploring. If you want to taste both local and international cuisine, restaurants have a wide range of eating establishments that caters to your specific needs. You can…

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    Keret House in Warsaw – The World’s Narrowest Building

    Everyone has a different way of expressing themselves. While some prefer writing, others choose various forms of art. Architecture is perhaps the most underrated art form when it comes to expressing oneself.  Building a home to one’s taste can be an overwhelming task. You want a place where residents can feel at home, relaxed, and comfortable. While most homes are designed to meet residents’ urban standards and demands, few buildings stand out from the crowd. One such structure that makes a statement is Keret House.  Dubbed the world’s narrowest house, Keret House is located in a small gap between the buildings at 22 Chłodna Street and 74 Żelazna Street in…

  • The Warsaw Zoo History
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    The Warsaw Zoo History

    Poland has so many lovely zoos, leaving visitors spoilt for choice. One of the most prominent is the Warsaw Zoo. Prepare yourself for an unforgettable trip to the fantastic world of wildlife creatures. The zoo is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Warsaw, not just for its extensive collection of animal species, but also for the significant part it played in WWII when the zookeepers saved hundreds of Jewish lives.  Founded in 1928, Warsaw Zoo provides shelter for about 5,000 animals belonging to 500 different species. Spanning across 40 hectares, visitors can observe the wildlife creatures a safe distance away from them. The zoo is also home to…

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    The Warsaw Uprising Museum – Everything You Need To Know

    On Tuesday, 1 August 1944, at 17.00, the Warsaw Uprising broke out. It was one of the most important and also the most dramatic events recorded on the pages of the city’s history. Planned for several days, it lasted over two months. The best way to honor the insurgents and learn more about these tragic events is a visit to the Warsaw Uprising museum. Controversial Uprising The Warsaw Uprising ended in defeat mainly for political reasons. J. Stalin was contrary and discouraged the Polish underground from staging an uprising against the Germans. The victory of the uprising would stop his plans to make Poland dependent on the Soviet Union. The head…

  • 48 Hours in Warsaw
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    48 hours in Warsaw

    Are you lucky enough to have a stopover in Warsaw? 48 hours in Warsaw can be enough to see the most significant places in Poland’s capital. At the end of your weekend escapade, you will have more than enough reasons for a return trip. Warsaw is a perfect European destination for a weekend getaway with literally hundreds of things to see and places to go. If you try to visit as much sight as possible on such a short visit, you will be disappointed. Here’s our top suggestion during your 48-hour stay in Warsaw. Day 1 Palace of Culture & Science Start off your day’s tour with a stunning view…

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    The Neon Museum Warsaw

    In communist times Poland was not associated with multi-colored streets, but there was something that broke the ordinary grey reality. The gloomy cities began to brighten only in the late 1950s when the project of “neonization” was announced on the wave of enthusiasm. In recent years, neon lights have become an object of excitement again. The reason that people are so crazy about old neon lights is primarily the nostalgia for the PRL, as well as a growing interest in the post-war history of Polish cities. During this wave, the Neon Museum in Warsaw within the Soho Factory complex was established. Neons in The World The first Neon appeared in the…

  • Best Museums in Warsaw
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    5 Best Museums in Warsaw

    What better way to learn about the rich history and culture of a particular destination than by visiting a museum? In Warsaw, you’ll find a handful of inspiring museums which gives visitors a chance to learn more about all that there is to know about the city and Poland in general.  So if you’re in Warsaw and thinking of the best places to visit, check out the five best museums in the capital of Poland that will take you back in time.  1. Warsaw Uprising Museum  This is one of Warsaw‘s most historically significant museums. Dedicated to the departed souls who stood up against the Nazis during Warsaw Uprising in…

  • Warsaw's Old Town
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    Exploring Warsaw’s Old Town

    Warsaw’s Old Town is a fascinating travel destination. Take a break from the stress of city life; this quaint district never ceases to amaze visitors with its ever-busy squares, serene alleyways, great attractions, and rich history. The town square plays host to events, festivals and open-air galleries during the summer months. The Old Town is unarguably the most scenic part in Warsaw. No talks about Poland’s history would be complete without mentioning the significant role of Warsaw’s Old Town. Ever since its existence, the area has been bustling with cultural life, and it has continued to do so even till this present day. Visit this lovely district to explore the…

  • Czapski Palace in Warsaw
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    Czapski Palace in Warsaw

    The Czapski Palace, also called the Krasiński or Raczyński Palace, is located at Krakowskie Przedmieście 5 in Warsaw. It was built in the years 1680-1705 in the Baroque style for Primate Michał Radziejowski. History The history of the palace dates back to the first half of the 17th century, when in its place was the wooden court of Alexander Ludwik Radziwiłł Marshal of the Great Lithuanian. In 1654, after the death of the founder, the court came into the possession of his son Michał Kazimierz Chancellor and Lithuanian Field Hetman.  However, he managed to erect the foundations of a stone house before his death in 1680. A year later, the…

  • Palace of Culture and Science Warsaw
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    Palace of Culture and Science Warsaw

    The Warsaw Palace of Culture and Science is the tallest building in Warsaw and also in Poland. That 230.7m high structure was the gift of the Soviet people to Poland. However, Polish citizens have a love-hate relationship with it. Some Warsaw residents argue that the building should be demolished. And if you know that the citizens associate this building with the painful communist history, you would agree with them. Some, on the other hand, think that the building is a vital part of the city. History of the Palace of Culture and Science The founder of the idea of ​​having a tall building in Warsaw built was none other than…