36 hours in Warsaw & Map

Warsaw centrally located in Europe. In the past called Paris of the East, now sometimes compared to Berlin. How is Warsaw now, after massive destruction during the uprisings. Warsaw is not only capital of Poland, is a city of people who lost a lot, remember a lot and built city based on their dreams.

36 hours in Warsaw

Friday

1. Old Town – badly destroyed during uprising 1944 and meticulously rebuilt by citizens of Warsaw. 
Join to one of Free walking tours or just take a long walk through the Old Town streets and on your way visit St. John’s Archcathedral and neighbouring Church of the Gracious Mother of God. Look at amazingly designed doors by Igor Mitoraj.

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Igor Mitoraj sculptures in Warsaw and Kraków

2. Fall in love with  żurek, dumplings or duck in beetroots
Zapiecek is great place to start your food experience in Warsaw. This chain restaurant has everything what you need to know about traditional Polish cuisine. From sour rye soup till duck in beetroots.

3. Have a beer or two at multitap bars
Go to Cuda na Kiju or PiwPaw at 16 Foksal Street and try one of dozens craft beers.

Saturday

4. Lazy breakfast or bruch

The best breakfast in Warsaw: Charlotte Menora, Wrzenie Świata, SAM or Bułkę przez Bibułkę

5. Art galleries and museums

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Andrzej Wróblewski Recto /Verso exhibition at MSN 2015

Visit current exhibitions at museums below. If you are lucky join to one of many free guided tours in English, Polish or Russian.
National Museum in Warsaw
Zachęta – National Art Gallery
CSW – Art Gallery with contemporary art

6. Buy a piece from local designers
Dom Towarowy Bracia Jabłkowscy,
Mokotowska Street,
TFH Concept,
Safripsi – vinatege shop.

7. Polish Dinner

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Photo Polska Różana

Polska Różana – “Rózana is a cosy, elegant, yet unpretentious place known for its choice of delicate and light meals from the traditional Polish cuisine”.

8. Sophisticated cocktails

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Photo Kita Koguta

So many cocktail so little time. Discover Warsaw’s best cocktail bars.

Coctail Bar Max,
El Koktel
Kita Koguta,
than go to Syreni Śpiew

Sunday

9. Explore history of Warsaw and Poland

Polin – Museum of History of Polish Jews
Warsaw Rising Museum
Royal Łazienki Park with Palace on Island
Mausoleum of Struggle and Martyrdom
Chopin Museum 

 

10. Chopin Concerts at the Royal Łazienki Park
Every Sunday from May 15 until September 25 to the Frédéric Chopin monument, at 12.00 and 16.00 hrs.

 

11. Flea Market

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Koło Flea Market


Koło Flea Market or OLIMPIA – every Sunday open from early morning till afternoon.

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Photo Krowarzywa

12. Vegan Burger
Must visit KROWARZYWA (alive cow) or one of many new vegan bars.
List of the best vegan places in Warsaw

MAP 

36 Hours in Warsaw Poland