Heart of Frederick Chopin

Frederick Chopin was born 1810 in Żelazowa Wola near Warsaw. In the same year his family moved to the Polish capital where his father Nicolas Chopin was teaching French at Warsaw Lyceum. Frederick`s ...

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...

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...

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...