Grzybowski Square

This beautiful square is a great illustration of Warsaw`s history and its transition into future. It`s a part of the old Jewish Quarter and location of the Warsaw Ghetto. When you look around you wil...

The Warsaw`s Praga Museum

The Warsaw’s Praga Museum is an institution which preserves the heritage and the unique atmosphere of the Praga district. It`s located in several buildings on the right side of the Vistula river at T...

Władysław Szpilman – The Pianist of Warsaw

Władysław Szpilman was a Polish-Jewish piano player and composer. He became wideley known when Roman Polański made “The Pianist” film based on Szpilman`s book “The Pianist”. I...

Isaac Bashevis Singer from Krochmalna Street

Isaac Bashevis Singer was an Yiddish writer and the winner of Nobel Prize in Literature in 1978. He was publishing only in Yiddish beeing the leading figure in Yiddish literature movement. He wrote s...

Okopowa Street Jewish Cemetery

The Jewish Cemetery in Warsaw was founded in 1806. It`s one of the largest Jewish cemeteries in Europe containing 250,000 graves. It`s divided into two sections, an area for women and an area for men...

Jewish Dormitory

This building was designed by Henryk Stifelman in Polish Renaissance style. The letters “AAJ” on its facade means “Auxilium Academicum Judaicum” –  the Jewish Dormitory. When the Jewish o...

Museum of the History of Polish Jews. POLIN

The Museum is based in a beautiful building designed by a Finnish architects Rainer Mahlamäki and Ilmari Lahdelma. It stands in the middle of the pre-war Jewish district where Nazis created the bigge...

Nożyk Synagogue in Warsaw

Ryfka and Zalman Nożyk Synagogue is the only synagogue in Warsaw which survived World War II. It was built between 1898-1902 in Romanesque style with Byzantine and Moorish ornaments. Its architecture...

Top 5 of Jewish Warsaw

1. The Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute The Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw was created in 1947. It`s based in a pre-war building of the Main Judaic Library. Th...