warsaw

The Old Town of Warsaw

The Old Town of Warsaw

To truly appreciate Warsaw today it’s necessary to know something of Warsaw’s recent history. Before 1939, the city had developed a reputation as being the “Paris of the East” with it’s wide boulevards, grand buildings, fashionable Warsovians and a well developed culture scene. The city was to suffer more than any other Polish city during […]

Lazienki Park

Lazienki Park

Every great city needs a park but not every great city has a great park. Warsaw is lucky in that respect for Łazienki Park (pronounced “Wazhienki”) is one of the most charming parks in Europe. So what makes a great urban park ? It has to be large enough that once inside you feel you […]

Wilanow Palace

Wilanow Palace

South of the city is Wilanow Palace which was built for King John Sobieski III at the end of the 17th Century. After the King’s death the palace changed was owned by many different noble families with each family adding something to the palace according to the fashion and tastes at that time. Built in […]

Arriving at Warsaw airport

Arriving at Warsaw airport

Warsaw airport has two international airports. The main one is called Frederic Chopin airport which is situated about 10km/ 6miles from Warsaw’s centre. There are several options to get to the city centre. 1/ Taxis from the airport A taxi ride should take around 20 minutes and taxi fares are approximately 50 zloty. Usual airport […]

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