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 Welcome to Warsaw

Welcome to Warsaw – The “Phoenix City”


 

Warsaw is the capital of Poland and is also the country’s largest city. Warsaw was founded in the 13th century, and was a royal city and the power headquarters. Since its foundation, Warsaw have been the target of numerous attacks, has Poland knew many wars. Warsaw suffered from fires, battles, bombing... and had to be rebuilt so many times. Last rebuilding of the city was after WWII, as Warsaw was destroyed at 85%. For this reason the city is called the Phoenix City and many people don’t want to visit this city because of its non-original character, in a country with so many old places. But Warsaw took care of rebuild like it was before destruction so there is so many beautiful places to see in Warsaw which is also know for its castle, parks and gardens and museums.

 

 

Information and Facts

Shopping
As a great flourishing european city, Warsaw has many malls and streets full of shops. Don’t forget that Poland is the country of amber, therefore it is the opportunity to buy some jewellery.

Time
Standard time zone: UTC/GMT +1 hour

Climate
Humid continental climate. The advise period to go to Warsaw is June-July-August.

Transport
Warsaw’s transport network has tram, bus, metro and urban rapid rail lines.

Sightseeing
If you like classical music, Warsaw is the Chopin’s town, so you can find museum and activities around his life and his work.
If you like museums in general, there is plenty of History museums as Warsaw (and Poland) has a heavy past, but you also can find Science museums.
Warsaw is known for its castle like the Royal Castle, the Wilanow Castle, the Lazienki Palace...
If you would like to breath some fresh air in a beautiful garden or park, you should know that most there is many parks (some are castles’ gardens) and beautiful gardens in the city.
Don’t forget to go to the Old Town Square, a so beautiful place where you will find the Royal Castle.

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