Explore the Unique Wooden Architecture of Otwock

Otwock is a small town near Warsaw, almost entirely covered with forests. At the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries it became a summer and health resort popular among Jews from Warsaw. While Jewish ...

Relax in the Gardens of the Royal Castle in Warsaw

The final effect of the restoration of the Lower Garden at the Royal Castle is absolutely stunning! This is the last step of the post-war reconstruction of the Old Town in Warsaw which is inscribed o...

The Mermaid of Warsaw alond the Vistula River

The Mermaid of Warsaw standing next to the Świętokrzyski Bridge was designed by a prominent Polish artist Ludwika Nitschowa in 1937. It`s one of the most popular landmarks in Warsaw. The Mermaid (Syr...

Cross an Iconic Warsaw Bridge (Most Gdański)

The Gdański Bridge is a double-decked steel truss bridge constructed in 1957-1959 according to Janusz Ratyński’s design. It was built on the pillars of the Citadel Rail Bridge from 1875, destro...

Courtyard Shrines Throughout Warsaw

There are hundreds of courtyard shrines with Virgin Mary throughout Warsaw, especially in the Praga Północ district. Most were created in 1943 by the Catholic residents of the buildings during severa...

“Ząbkowska 9 – Take Off” by Piotr Janowski

Another cool piece of public art in the Praga district: “Ząbkowska 9 – Take Off” by Piotr Janowski. The artist wrapped a 19th century, mostly abandoned tenement in aluminium foil. F...