36 hours in Warsaw
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.
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.
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.
4. Lazy breakfast or bruch
5. Art galleries and museums
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
7. Polish Dinner
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
Photo Kita Koguta
So many cocktail so little time. Discover Warsaw’s best cocktail bars.
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
Koło Flea Market
Koło Flea Market or OLIMPIA – every Sunday open from early morning till afternoon.