How to be hipster in Warsaw

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How to be hipster in Warsaw.

I’m not a hipster, but that does not mean I do not like the hipster lifestyle. Who among us does not like chamber music concerts, alternative cafes or small local art galleries. Here you will find list of things to do when you want to discover artsy Warsaw. 

Hang Like a Hipster

Plac Zbawiciela (Savior Square) is the most iconic place for hipsters in Warsaw. It was in this square has become “rainbow” installation artist Julita Wojcik, which was set on fire several times. In the square there are two popular cafes and Charlotte Coffee Karma wine and bread. Both places attract crowds of regulars.

The second square, which is worth a visit Plac Grzybowski, though the place is not as popular as the Savior square worth a look, especially in summer. In late August, the square visitors Festival of Jewish Culture “Singer’s Warsaw”.

Eat Like a Hipster

Fot. Veg Deli

According to the ranking published in 2017 by HappyCow, Warsaw is the third most prowegańskich city in the world, overtaken only by Berlin and Los Angeles. List of vegan places there is a click . You can also visit the Hala Gwardii, which is open from Friday to Sunday.

For fans of milk bars I recommend to bar Bambino or bar Ząbkowski – the list here – click

Relax Cafe Bar, eMeSeN, Café Kafka, Wrzenie świata, Państwomiasto. 
List of cafes available here – click

Parks and Gardens 

BUW roof garden – a garden on the roof of the Library, designed by landscape architect Irena Bajerska, was opened 12 June 2002. It is one of the largest roof gardens in Europe. Extends over an area of more than 1 ha, vegetation occupies in the 5111 m2. 
More information here – click

Chopin concerts in the Royal Łazienki held every Sunday at 12:00 and 16:00. Inauguration of the season takes place in May and ending in September.

Hipsters over the Vistula 

Fot. Ola Zwan / Plac Zabaw

From the first warm evenings crowds of Varsovians are resting on both banks of the Vistula river. 
You should visit: Plac Zabaw or Cud nad Wisłą, both places attract a very rich cultural program.


Fot. CSW

The Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle is a cultural institution in which various fields of art coexist with each other, interact, and transgress their own boundaries. U-Jazdowski focuses on the presentation of temporary exhibitions of artists from around the world.

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