Warsaw Christmas Attractions

Warsaw is becoming a festive city for winter visitors. Christmas lights, markets and ice skating rinks are throughout the city. In winter time it gets dark around 4:00 pm so the city turns into a col...

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...

WSM Koło II Housing Estate

The WSM Koło II housing estate was designed by Helena and Szymon Surkus. It was built shortly before the socialist realism became the required architecture style in communist Poland. It’s an ar...

Prudential Tower with the Hotel Warszawa

Prudential tower was built in 1931-1933 according to the design of Marcin Weinfeld. It was the tallest building in Poland and a symbol of pre-war Warsaw. Its image, with walls riddled by German missi...

The RM58 chair by Roman Modzelewski

The RM58 chair was design by Roman Modzelewski in 1958. It’s probably the most valued and recognized chair designed during communism in Poland. Le Corbusier was so astonished he wanted produce ...

Hanna and Gabriel Rechowicz House

Behind this house during WWII, Irena Sendler hid glass jars with the names of Jewish children she rescued from the Warsaw Ghetto. After the war the house belonged to the artist couple Hanna and Gabri...

ZODIAK Warsaw Pavilion of Architecture

ZODIAK Warsaw Pavilion of Architecture was created to present architectural achievements of Warsaw. It’s located in a vibrant part of the city center at the Pasaż Wiecha. The pavilion, being it...

Shrine/Kapliczka by Low Bros

Mural “Shrine/Kapliczka” was painted by Low Bros – Berlin based brothers Christoph and Florin Schmidt. Artists examine the contradictions associated with identity in a digital age. ...

Eat Like a Local in the Hala Gwardii

Hala Gwardii has new life and I must admit I loved it on first sight. It has become a food market and food court with an organic food and plenty of restaurants and shops. It’s understandable th...