Warsaw

A historical urban city in Poland.

Last updated on

Summary

Warsaw is the capital and the largest city of Poland. Unlike most Polish cities, Warsaw's cityscape is mostly contemporary – modern buildings are towering above older historical edifices. The buildings in the Warsaw Old Town represent nearly every European architectural style and historical period.

Read more on Wikipedia.

Reasons to visit Warsaw

  • It is the capital and the largest city of Poland.
  • It possesses thriving arts and club scenes, gourmet restaurants and large urban green spaces.
  • Around a quarter of the city's area is occupied by parks.
  • The buildings in the Warsaw Old Town represent nearly every European architectural style and historical period.
  • Among the most notable landmarks of the Old Town are the Royal Castle, Sigismund's Column, Market Square, and the Barbican.

What to visit near Warsaw?

Frequently asked questions about Warsaw

Why is Warsaw worth visiting?
  • It is the capital and the largest city of Poland.
  • It possesses thriving arts and club scenes, gourmet restaurants and large urban green spaces.
  • Around a quarter of the city's area is occupied by parks.
  • The buildings in the Warsaw Old Town represent nearly every European architectural style and historical period.
  • Among the most notable landmarks of the Old Town are the Royal Castle, Sigismund's Column, Market Square, and the Barbican.
What are the best day trips from Warsaw?
  • Suntago - Park of Poland
  • Inowlódz Royal Castle
  • Bolimów Landscape Park
  • Kampinos Forest
  • Białystok