Warsaw has plenty to offer, its diverse history and interesting sights has made this city one of Poland’s most popular tourist destinations.
The Uprising Museum was built in remembrance of the war between the Polish resistance Home Army and Nazi Germany in 1944. The exhibitions in the museum show, under constant terror, the everyday life of the people in Poland during this time period. See different artefacts from then, with everything between weapons to love letters.
Palace of Culture and Science is the tallest building in Poland with 237 m to the top of the spire. It has 42 floors, houses 3288 rooms and on the 30th floor there is a terrace with an amazing view over the city. It is now used as an exhibition centre with a cinema, museum, offices, conference hall and much more.
Formerly home to Poland’s kings, the Royal Castle, or Zamek Królewski, is an impressive landmark, situated only a short walk from the Old Town. Take a peek at the King’s apartment or pay a visit to the galleries exhibiting paintings, coins, medals and carpets.
Park Lazienki is one of the most beautiful green spots of Warsaw. Take a stroll around its dazzling lakes or visit the stunning Neoclassical Palace on the Water (Palac Lazienkowski). The park is also home to the Chopin Monument, celebrating the famous Polish composer, and a range of smaller castles.
An estimated 100,000 people died inside the walls of this prison during the Second World War, when it was used by Nazi Germany to detain political enemies. Today, its remains serve as a powerful symbol for the oppression and horrors that Varsovians had to endure.
The Muzeum Fryderyka Chopina provides visitors with a unique behind-the-scenes glimpse of the life and work of Poland’s famous composer. It includes extremely valuable manuscripts, personal letters as well as Chopin’s last piano.
Historical Museum of Warsaw holds an extensive collection of clippings, photographs and other exhibits covering every aspect of the city’s history, from its foundation in the 13th century to the present day.
Describing itself as a "place for the creation and documentation of art in all its forms", this centre offers a variety of art exhibitions, presentations of visual theatre, concerts of contemporary music, experimental film screenings and more. It is housed inside the Ujazdowski Castle.