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City Guide Warsaw, Poland

Visiting Warsaw

While 85% of the city was destroyed during WWII, many impressive buildings escaped unscathed some of which were built as far back as the 13th century. Nevertheless, evidence of the ravages of war are present throughout Warsaw but this is what experiencing a new city is all about – history, memories and reminders.

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Warsaw City Reviews

  • 80%

    Anonymous

    Review on Warsaw

    old but still developing city, various and enjoyable cuisines, the royal palace is amazing, people are eager to enjoy culture when seeing the national museum is so crowded

    Insider Tip:the royal palace is free of charge on sundays assumably

  • 70%

    sarabeth

    Interesting City for Exploring

    We went to the Warsaw rising museum at the beginning of our trip and found it very interesting to see the city after having learned about the key locations associated with the rising. There are lots of free walking tours that take you around different parts of the city.

    Insider Tip:Great public transport through the city!

  • 100%

    mcerqueira10011308

    Lovely city

    Polish people will say that Warsaw is a ugly city. Don't trust them. Although the city was totally rebuilt after the war, there are a lot of lovely places to go. Street art everywhere and great restaurants. Don't forget to try the Polish Vodka too!

    Insider Tip:Do go to the parks in the south of the city! It's worth going!

  • 80%

    dk379

    Communism is over, and Warsaw is first-class European city

    As somebody who grew up in USSR i know how hard it is to break with the past. After visiting Warsaw in 2001 i am happy to report that city have changed a lot -- and for the better. The only exception is cheap accomodation - everything else offers good value, especially if you would stick to national cousine, public transport and avoid taxis without meters. I only wish English would be spoken by everybody, but this also have improved dramatically.

    Insider Tip:Must see: a garden on top of library next to University building (forgot the street but locals know it.) It is free, there are great views and you can buy a coffee downstairs.

  • 80%

    Anonymous

    Big, touristic city - but Krakow is better

    The city is way bigger than Krakow, very touristic and interesting. Nevertheless, it's not as interesting and fascinating as Krakow.

    Insider Tip:The free walking tours are a very good deal!

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