Top 10 Warsaw Attractions
1. Old Town and Royal Castle, every Sunday free entrance
Warsaw’s Old Town is a vibrant place not only during the famous jazz festival Jazz na Starówce. In winter you can ice skate, eat delicious waffles or enjoy a mulled wine. Restaurants located in the Old Town offer great Polish cuisine.
2. National Museum, every Tuesday free entrance
The museum contains a rich collection of exhibits from antiquity to modern times.
National Museum presents works of artists from around the world at numerous temporary exhibitions.
3. Royal Łazienki Park, every Thursday free entance to all buldings inside
Established in the 18th century Royal Baths are the place of many events of cultural, scientific and entertainment, as well as one of the favorite places for walks and running.
4. Warsaw University Library – Roof top garden, free entrance
The biggest attraction of BUW-u is a garden on the rooftop of the building, which is one of the largest and most beautiful roof gardens in Europe.
In summer, open from 8.00 – 20.00.
5. Musuem of History of Polish Jews, every Thursday free entance
The permanent exhibition opened in 2014 shows 1,000 years of coexistence of the Polish and Jewish. You need at least 2 hours to see half of the exhibition which is really big and well prepared.
6. Warsaw Uprising Museum, every Sunday free entrance
Opened in 2004 the museum pays tribute to all those who fought and died for their country’s independence. Housed in a former tramway power station, the modern museum guides visitors through interactive displays, video footage and photographs.
7. Zachęta National Art Gallery, every Thursday free entance
Zachęta is one of the oldest showrooms in Poland. The building was erected in the years 1898-1900 according to a design by Stefan Szyller.
The Gallery also take place lectures, symposia, book launches, meetings with artists, cinema screenings, concerts.
8. Wilanów Palace Museum, every Sunday free entrance
Palace in Wialnów is the summer residence of King Jan III Sobieski. It is an excellent representation of European Baroque. The palace is surrounded by a grandiose, two level Baroque Italian garden and a romantic park in English style. The former stables house the Poster Museum.
9. Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, all days free entrance
Brand new and operating actively, the museum focuses on the latest trends in the art of the 20th century and contemporary times.
10. Frederic Chopin Musuem, every Sunday free entrance
Frederic Chopin is the best known resident of Warsaw. He spent the first 20 years of his life in the city. Here he studied music, learned the manners of society and gave his first concerts. Walking the streets of Warsaw you will pass buildings where he stayed or which he visited.
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