What's worth seeing in Warsaw
THE OLD TOWN
should be the first point on any tourist itinerary. It is one of the
most picturesque places in Warsaw, where one can find romantic, narrow
streets, churches, summer gardens, stylish cafes, restaurants and
wine-cellars, where well-aged wines and delicious Polish specialities
The Old Town was completely destroyed during World War Two and its
reconstruction was only completed as late as 1962. It is now on Unesco
World Heritage List.
was constructed in 1548 as part of the 1200m long city wall defences.
Today it serves as a bridge between the old and new parts of the town.
THE ROYAL CASTLE
the residence of Polish kings dating back from the 14th century.
It is one of the foremost elements of the reconstructed Old Town
Of great interest are the Senate Chamber where the Constitution of 3rd
May 1791 was declared, the Throne Room, the Knight's Room, the Marble
THE ROYAL ROUTE
is the most representavive part of the city, that joins the Royal Castle with
the Palace in Łazienki and Wilanów.
Walking along Krakowskie Przedmieście and Nowy Świat you will see most
beautiful buildings dating back from the XVII and XIX centuries,
monuments, churches (St.Anne's, St.Joseph's, Holy Cross Church),
the President palace and also many boutiques, shops, best cafes and
THE GRAND THEATRE
designed by Corazzi, is an immense building in the classical style. It houses the National Opera and
the National Theatre with one of the largest stages in Europe and seats for 1800 spectators.
Nearby you will find Piłsudski Square with the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and beautiful Saxon Gardens behind.
established as a summer residence of Polish kings, built in neo-classical style (18th - century).
can admire a magnificent Palace on the Water, the unique Theatre on the
island, baroque palaces and a beautiful Royal Park where, in summer
period, classical music concerts are organized.
often called 'Polish Versailles', built in the late 17th century to
a summer residence of King Jan III Sobieski. There you will find endless
hallways, beautifully decorated chambers stuffed with vases,
sculptures, silverware and collections of paintings.
Wilanów is also famous for its splendid gardens which have been matured
and restyled over centuries. Sculptures, monuments, garden pavilions,
neatly laid flower beds, perfectly ranked trees, a path running along
the lake - all that makes it an idyllic and peaceful place for all