Visit the Former “Koneser” Vodka Factory

This place is a great mix of new and old. It’s a newly renovated complex of the former vodka factory in the heart of the Praga district. Praga is one of Warsaw`s upcoming neighborhoods but it`s...

Cross the Iconic Gdański Bridge

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 s...

“Kapliczka/Shrine” mural by Low Bros

It’s definitely one of my favourites in this area. “Shrine/Kapliczka” mural was painted by Low Bros – Berlin based brothers Christoph and Florin Schmidt. Artists examine the c...

Orthodox Cathedral of St. Mary Magdalene

The Orthodox Cathedral of St. Mary Magdalene was built in the 19th century when this part of Poland was part of the Russian Empire, during the times of Poland’s partitions. The Russian revival style ...

Pyzy Flaki Gorące – Try Local Food Specialty

If you want to try some local cuisine, I suggest a small, simple restaurant called Pyzy Flaki Gorące (Hot pyzy and flaki) with only two dishes on the menu. It`s located behind the Bazar Różyckiego in...

Art in Warsaw public spaces

Warsaw is becoming an interesting destination for public art enthusiasts. New sculptures, instalations and murals have appeared throughout the city in recent years. They are designed by both local an...

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...

Jewish Dormitory – Warsaw Home for Menachem Begin

The letters “AAJ” on facade of that beautiful building mean “Auxilium Academicum Judaicum” –  the Jewish Dormitory. When the Jewish orthodox society settled in the area they didn`t want a...