It is the capital of Poland and its largest metropolis, but most of all an energetic and modern city, where life flows quickly and intensively. Warsaw is developing at an amazing pace, but at the same time it proudly refers to the past. Historical places coexist here with glass skyscrapers, creating a unique atmosphere. Warsaw is also a city of many cultural events, known for its theatres, museums and galleries. This is where most important social, political and sports events in the country take place.
Warsaw has rich history and great strength. Delightful since day one! Rose from the ashes of war, reborn again. Many historical streets, buildings and churches have been restored to their original forms, so we can still admire them. The Old Town was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1980. Here you will see, among other things, the Gothic Cathedral of St John and the brick fortifications, which date back to the Middle Ages.
The wonderfully restored Royal Castle you can be admired on the Castle Square. Other places worth seeing: Presidential Palace, which is located at Krakowskie Przedmieście and the Palace on the Island, located in Łazienki Park. Fans of unconventional solutions and climatic cafes will find interesting places in right-bank Warsaw.
Choose a place that is perfectly connected with the city and the whole world. B&B Warszawa-Okęcie Hotel is located near the international Chopin Airport, connected by direct flights to the most important European and world agglomerations. The city centre can be reached in just a few minutes. You can use your own transport, taxi or fast public transport.
Here you will find the Castle Square, the Royal Castle and the King Sigismund III Vasa Column. This part of the city is also full of atmospheric alleys and squares, and during the summer season, music and theatre performances in the open air.
One of the most beautiful garden and palace complexes in Europe, absolutely must-see. Founded in the 1th century, today hosts numerous cultural and entertainment events. In the gardens, in addition to beautiful greenery, you can see many impressive monuments, the most important of which is the Palace on the Island.
The palace and park complex in Wilanów are a former summer residence of King John III Sobieski, August II the Strong, as well as many excellent magnate families. This is one of the most beautiful Baroque monuments. There is also a Poster Museum, which was established in the former riding school.
It houses, among others, theatres, museums, a cinema, a swimming pool and a concert hall. The Palace of Culture and Science also has the highest viewing terrace in Warsaw. The entire capital city can be admired from the 30th floor.
Established on the 60th anniversary of the outbreak of the uprising, it is a tribute to the Poles fighting for their country. One of the most modern museums in Poland. A visit to this place will be printed in your memory for a long time.
Warsaw residents know very well that there are plenty of attractions in the nearest vicinity of their city as well. You should follow them on their weekend trips and during your stay in the capital, you can visit, for example, Żelazowa Wola, where Frederic Chopin was born, the Kampinos Forest with hundreds of kilometres of cross-country and bicycle routes, the mighty fortress of Modlin and Żyrardów, where you can still admire the impressive industrial architecture from the turn of the 19th and 20th century. The surroundings of Warsaw are also well worth a visit!