Home to over 1.7 million people, Warsaw is the wide-spread capital of Poland. Modernised glass buildings tower the city, once one of the most diverse in the world, whilst authentic points of interest remind us of its historical past. Warsaw is an easy to navigate capital, that gained a place on the UNESCO list of world heritage sites during the 1980's, after the town was restored to its original state. It's an enjoyable place to visit for those who are intrigued by the cities historical past. From tombs, museums and churches, there is something to peak anyone's interest.
Quick Guide to Warsaw
Must Know: Driving around Warsaw isn't the most practical way to get around, Metro, tram and bus lines operate at regular intervals. They all exhibit the same ticket system, allowing you to reach anywhere in the city.
- Must See: The Warsaw uprising museum is a breath-taking building, that is dedicated to the uprising of 1944. With written reports, interactive exhibits and much more, this is an exciting and educational point of interest.
- Must Do: The Jewish Warsaw bike tour allows you the opportunity to view the remains of the cities Jewish past, whilst working your way up to the modern day Jewish community, all from the seat of a bike.
- Did You Know: The symbol of Warsaw is a mermaid. It is believed that a charming mermaid once roamed the city, before one day being unjustly captured by a selection of residents. A fisherman's son, overhearing the mermaid, decided to free her. In return, she offered a promise to protect Warsaw.