Things to Know about Warsaw
Warsaw, the political and largest city of Poland, is situated on the River Vistula. A bustling metropolis and one of the European Union’s fastest-developing capitals, Warsaw boasts of harmoniously intermingling of the tradition and modernity. The city has emerged as a major destination for tourists from around the world with its umpteen museums, art galleries and other attractions.
Best Places to Visit
Warsaw holds immense sightseeing opportunities for its visitors. Most of the attractions are concentrated in Sródmiescie and surrounding districts. Take a look at our Warsaw City Guide to see some of the famous places of interest. These include Royal Castle, 'Lazienki Park, Chopin Monument, Palace of Culture and Science, Royal Palace in Wilanów, Poster Museum, Pawiak Prison, National Museum and others.
Best Time to Visit
The late spring and early fall are the best time to visit Warsaw because of the pleasant weather. The tourists from world over however continue to visit Warsaw from May through September. You may expect to regale yourself with contemporary music shows in autumn.
Best Dining Places
Be ready to savor Polish and Italian cuisines when in Warsaw. You will also find many restaurants serving Vietnamese, Chinese and Indian delicacies as well. Some of the best restaurants in Warsaw can be found in the Old Town Square, which might be expensive. Restaurants in the New Town (Nowe Miasto) are in plenty and can be seen serving various cuisines at affordable prices.
Best Airlines to Reach
Warsaw is connected with different parts of the world with two airports – Chopin Airport and Modlin Airport. Chopin Airport is the largest airport in the country and is the primary hub of the national carrier LOT Polish Airlines. Other international airlines serving Warsaw include American Airlines, United Airlines, British Airways, SWISS, Brussels Airlines, Iberia, Finnair, Airberlin, Lufthansa, Icelandair and others.
Best Places to Stay
There are a wide range of places to stay available in Warsaw suiting all budget levels. For cheap hotels in Warsaw, visit the areas located in Sródmiescie, Wola and Mokotów.