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...

Presidential Palace

The palace’s construction began in 1643 by Polish aristocrat Stanisław Koniecpolski. It was designed by Constantino Tencalla, the royal architect of Polish King Władysław IV.  It was rebuilt th...

Holy Cross Basilica in Warsaw

The Holy Cross Basilica is one the most important churches in Warsaw. Its history starts in the 15th century when a small wooden chapel of the Holy Cross was constructed here. It was expanded through...

St. John`s Archcathedral

It`s one of the oldest churches in Warsaw and one of Poland`s national pantheons. It stands in the Old Town which is a UNESCO listed site. Originally it was built in 15th Century in the location a an...

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...

Bristol Hotel

London has the Ritz, Paris has the de Crillon, New York has the Plaza and Warsaw…has the Bristol. This is Warsaw’s oldest and most elegant hotel. It was built between 1898 and 1901 just n...

University of Warsaw

The beginning of the University is related to the Law School which opened in 1808 and the School of Medicine created one year later. Both schools later were included as faculties of the University. T...

Old Town in Warsaw

The oldest part of the capital city and one of the most prominent tourist attractions in Warsaw. It was established in the 13th century, but was completely destroyed by the Nazis through 1939 to 1944...

St. Ann Church in Warsaw

St. Ann Church in Warsaw is one of the most important churches in the Polish capital. It stands right next to Castle Square on Krakowskie Przedmieście Street. It`s one of the oldest buildings in Wars...