Warsaw – capital city of Poland

Palace of Culture and Science

We reached Poland by Flix bus at morning 8:00 .To travel we firstly taken a day pass from a Tobbac shop .After that we Visited Palace Of culture an Science that was amazing architecture. It is very big Palace where Visitors can also take advantage of the terrace located on the 30th floor, offering a mesmerising view of the city’s panorama.This Palace appears where every you go in the city .It was the bookmark place so we can reach the Central Station Easily.There is metro station near this palace so we can visit this place by metro/bus.Information about Buses , Trams and Metro Stations .

Palace of Culture and Science :

Metro Station: Centrum (300 meters)
Buses and Trams: Stations: Centrum (300 meters) and Dworzec Centralny – Main Railway Station (300 meters)




The Palace of Culture and Science is the tallest building in Poland, It was the eighth-tallest building in the European Union .It is 237 metres (778 ft) tall, including the structural 43-metre-high (141 ft).The building currently  an exhibition center and office complex. The Palace contains a multiplex cinema with eight screens, four theaters , two museums (Museum of Evolution and Museum of Technology), offices, bookshops, a large swimming pool, an auditorium hall , Collegium Civitas, on the 11th and 12th floors of the building. The terrace on the 30th floor, at 114 metres (374 ft), is a well-known tourist attraction with a panoramic view of the city.

Viewing Terrace:

daily: 9am – 8pm
(additionally in summer: Friday and Saturday until 11:45 pm).

Entrance fee: 20 PLN
(reduced fee: 15 PLN).
Thanks to the recently installed elevators it only takes 25 seconds to move up 30 floors.

Museum of Technology

Monday to Friday: 9am – 5 pm
Saturday, Sunday: 10am – 5 pm.

Entrance fee: 8 PLN
(reduced fee: 4 PLN)


City around the Palace

Old Town in Warsaw

Warsaw is a different experience where  the Old town is one of  good place for tourist to visit in  weekend . we can  explore the city in one day .The transport is very  good and tourist have multiple choices (like public transport, horse riskshaws, hop on hop off buses)to visit old town in  one day walking is best choices we can see each and every attractions very nearly.






Warsaw’s Old Town (Stare Miasto) is the historical center of Warsaw and the oldest part of town dating back to the 13th century. Situated in the middle of the Old Town is the beautiful market square with its good variety of restaurants. The largest part of the Old Town was destroyed during the Second World War and was later reconstructed. The reconstruction was so precise that one can hardly tell if the the building survived the war or if it was rebuilt. This was honored by the UNESCO who in 1980 added the Warsaw Old Town to its list of World Heritage Sites. The Old Town is also a great place for purchasing souvenirs of Warsaw, as severalsouvenir stores are located here.

Transports in Warsaw

Horse Rickshaws

In Old Town there is a facility to see the whole attractions in Horse rickshaws . This choice is very good for old aged and also for children they feel excited and make fun with lots of enjoyments with their family members . The benefit in visiting horse rickshaws we can see the city relax and many will love horse for riding though we are not riding but we are travelling in the rickshaw is also a best experiences for all.

Public Transports

There are many public transports avail in Warsaw city like metros ,trams ,buses we can travel in this with only one tickets .I love the transport in Warsaw as its cost very less and our trip also completes with low budget, Me and my wife took a day pass actually there will be a Ticket machine for the Tickets but our card was not worked as it is not the Local bank in city, So we took Our tickets in local shop near bus stations at central . One can choose this transport if they want their trip in low budget.

More Information about Tickets

The Royal Castle

Our journey started from central

The Royal Castle was shelled by German artillery. The roof and the turrets were destroyed by fire duringWorld War II.Warsaw’s Royal Castle, which was reconstructed in the 1980s after bombing, dominates the big Castle Square that marks the end of the historical Royal Route and the entry into the old town. It used to serve as the residence of the royalty between the 16th and 18th centuries, and now there were a huge collections of paintings and arts of the kings.

The Warsaw Mermaid and Old Town Market Square

Warsaw Mermaid

Since 1855 there is a bronze sculpture named as Warsaw Mermaid at exactly in old town market Square place, it’s the symbol of Warsaw. Around this sculpture and the some houses  sides of the marketplace also are still named after one of their famous inhabitants: Zakrzewski (mayor), Barss (solicitor), where you can find the Mickiewicz Literature Museum in house number 20, Kollataj (priest) and Dekert (mayor), where you now find the Historical Museum entrance in house number 42. This Place is very busy all the time with tourists . Especially in summer , the Tourists relax and enjoys the delicious dishes in restaurant located around the sculpture.


Old Town Market Square

The Old Town Market Square (Rynek Starego Miasta) was established in the 13th century on a 90 x 73 meter rectangle. Nowadays you can find here restaurants and cafes which offer . However, one also sees barrel organ players and portrait painters. In the middle of the market square there once was the Warsaw City Hall, however,








Old Town of Warsaw is ringed by sections of old defensive city walls. It is pretty big portion as for the European capital. Construction of the walls began in the first half of the 14th century. Works were continued until the mid-16th century. It is possible to walk along the walls through the special trail running between the inner and outer lines. In the outer circle of walls there is a famous monument to the Little Insurgent.


Barbican is the oldest part of fortifications. It was built in 1548 by the Venetian Giovanni Battista. It used to be an important element of defensive city walls. Its present form is a result of restoration works finished in 1954. Barbican is a round construction, reinforced with four defensive towers. Barbican is today the site of summer art gallery where artists sell their works.




Mały Powstaniec (the “Little Insurrectionist”) is a statue in commemoration of the child soldiers who fought and died during the Warsaw Uprising of 1944. It is located on Podwale Street, next to the ramparts of Warsaw’s Old Town.


The statue is of a young boy wearing a helmet too large for his head . It is reputed to be of a fighter who went by the pseudonym of “Antek”, and was killed on 8 August 1944 at the age of 13. The helmet and submachine gun are stylized after German equipment, used by the resistance fighters against the occupying forces.

Chopin Monument


Don’t dare miss a visit to the art nouveau Chopin Monument next to the Botanical Garden in Łazienki Park. One of Warsaw’s most iconic sculptures, it depicts Chopin sitting in Łazienki next to a willow tree, while the sculpture itself stands in the midst of a rose garden. The work of acclaimed sculptor Wacław Szymankowski, it was erected in 1926 but dynamited by Nazi busybodies on May 31, 1940. The following day an unknown patriot placed a placard on the smouldering ruin declaring: ‘I don’t know who destroyed me, but I know why; so I don’t play the funeral march for your leader.’ A plaster-cast of the original model allowed the statue to be rebuilt after the war and a reconstruction was unveiled in 1958. An identical replica can be found at Japan’s Hamamatsu Academy of Music.


Old Town Churches

Church of Jesuits has Impressive Doors On A Functioning Church,You will know this church by the front doors, an impressive piece of modern art. The doors are the work of Polish artist Igor Mitoraj. I have seen more of his massive and sometimes disturbing work in Krakow and London. Located adjacent to the cathedral, this church is easy to miss due to its location on a narrow street. You need to be careful about your timing to enter because there are many services here, most of which are well attended. A working church, not designed for tourists, it is impressive to see the faith so strong in a part of town where there are many other distractions.

St. John’s Cathedral was already established in the 15th century. It had to be completely rebuilt after the second world war. In the cathedral many significant Polish personalities are buried, like bishops, the last king of Poland (Stanislaw August Poniatowski), Nobel Prize winner Sienkiewicz .

St. Martin’s Church is another beautiful church in Old Town, its styles resembles a mixture of gothic (lower part of the church) and baroque (on the upper part). In the 70s and 80s the church was known as a meeting place for  the polish opposition.

ST ALEXANDER’S CHURCH is a lovely church we passed as we were exploring around this part of town.
This is a splendid looking domed church that easily dominates the immediate area but unfortunately is in an area of heavy traffic so it’s a bit precarious getting to this church.
The church makes for great photographic opportunities and is different in architectural style than most churches you will find in this city.
Very easy to locate by jumping tram number 7.9.22.24 and 25 to stop Muzeum Narodowe were you walk down Nowy Swiat onto Plac Trzecyi Krzyzy ( Three Crosses Square ) were you will find this church.











Multimedia Fountain Park

Opened in May 2011. Located in the Podzamcze district a short walk to the north of the old town, the Multimedia Fountain Park as it is known is a visual delight combining music, light and, as the name suggests, fountains.




Wilanów Palace Museum and Park


The Wilanów Palace, its beautiful gardens and buildings located in the park as well as the amassed works of art all constitute records of history. The venue commemorates Jan III, a warrior-king and at the same time a lover of books and paintings, a well-educated patron of art vividly interested in science. His memory was kept alive by Stanisław Kostka Potocki, an outstanding politician and founder of the Wilanów Museum.There are many interesting things in palace Like Statue of Jan III Sobieski, Chapel,  King’s Library, King’s Bedroom, Queen’s Bedroom, Grand Vestibule,  North Gallery, Etruscan Cabinet, Paintings Gallery called Museum.

LOCATION

Ul. Stanislawa Kostki Potockiego 10/16, Warsaw 02-958, Poland

Open: 09:30 – 18:00; Tue, Thu, Fri 09:30 – 16:00. From October 15 open 09:30 – 16:00. Closed Tue. Last entrance 1 hour before closing.

Price/Additional Info

Admission 20/15zł, Thu free, but you must obtain an obligatory ticket. Audioguide (available in Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Russian and Spanish) 12zł. Tickets can be purchased online.

For More details visit 

http://www.wilanow-palac.art.pl/

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