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pl. Wszystkich Świętych 5, 31-004 Kraków, Poland
The interior of this church is stunning, the exact opposite of what you’d be led to believe if you simply glanced at the simple brick exterior. The interior features art nouveau inspired designs of flowers, geometric shapes, and interesting floral...
Sienna 12, 31-041 Kraków, Poland
A five-minute walk from the main market square and you’re at Kogel Mogel, a cozy, velvet-curtained spot for traditional Polish cuisine. On the cheeky menu, printed to look like a Communist newspaper, watch out for the pierogies and the house...
Kazimierz, 30-001 Kraków, Poland
Founded as a separate city by King Kazimierz the Great in 1335, Kazimierz became home to a growing Jewish population in the late 15th century, as Jews fled persecution in Western Europe and were welcomed by Polish kings. Today, the district is one...
Grzybowska 79, 00-844 Warszawa, Poland
Through photographs, films, sound recordings, and interactive displays, this museum tells the story of the Warsaw Uprising of 1944, during which the Polish underground resistance fought to liberate Warsaw from German occupation. The heroic yet...
Henryka Sienkiewicza 6, 00-013 Warszawa, Poland
With a vibrant interior painted its namesake colors, Cafe Bar Lemon is a bright, welcoming place where you can sip cocktails late into the night. Located above a busy nightclub, the café is open 24 hours. Come for pre-clubbing drinks and return...
Kuźnice 14, 34-500 Zakopane, Poland
A mountain in the Western Tatras, Kasprowy Wierch towers 6,519 feet above the border between Poland and Slovakia. A cable car runs to the top, making the mountain an ideal place for skiing in the winter, hiking in the summer, or simply enjoying...
Nowogrodzka 22, 00-401 Warszawa, Poland
This cozy pub in the center of Warsaw has comfy banquettes and a wide selection of beers on tap, with an emphasis on those from craft breweries. The bar also offers mixed drinks and wine in addition to a generous early evening happy hour.
Łazienki Królewskie, al. Ujazdowskie, 00-001 Warszawa, Poland
Chopin concerts are a summer tradition at Royal Lazienki Park in Warsaw. Great pianists have performed beneath the Polish composer's monument every year since 1953 (Christina Biørkøe is featured in the photo). The performances run from May through...
plac Zamkowy 4, 00-277 Warszawa, Poland
The castle was the official residence of the Polish monarchs. After the building's devastation by the Nazis during the Warsaw Uprising, the Communist authorities delayed a decision on whether to rebuild the castle. Finally, the decision to do so...
Marszałkowska, 00-401 Warszawa, Poland
After a full day of exploring Warsaw on foot, I decided to take a moment to unwind in Saxon Gardens. To enjoy being in the moment with the locals and travelers alike, as the sun highlighted the scene. The day was then topped off with a Chopin...
plac Marszałka Józefa Piłsudskiego 1-3, 00-078 Warszawa, Poland
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Warsaw is a memorial to all war victims, near the old town center and many other sites including the synagogue and Jewish Theater. Also close to Klub Klezmer (music!) and kosher deli food...
01-999 Warsaw, Poland
An elegant park commissioned in the late 18th century by King Stanisław August Poniatowski, Łazienki is one of the most charming areas of Warsaw. The focal point of the park is the magnificent Palace on the Island (also called the Palace on the...
Próżna, 00-401 Warszawa, Poland
Prozna street has a tragic history. Most of the Ghetto buildings were totally destroyed. Only a few of them are left. Prozna street is unique because this is the only street in the historic Jewish part of Warsaw where tenement buildings have been...
Długa 22, 00-263 Warszawa, Poland
The Warsaw Uprising is an exceptional chapter in the city’s history - one that is both heroic and tragic. The monument commemorates the thousands of heroes of the 1944 Warsaw Uprising who gave their lives for their homeland, having fought against...
Pańska 57, 00-830 Warszawa, Poland
A popular place in central Warsaw for both lunch and dinner, Restro is lauded for its fresh ingredients and attention to detail. It's hard to go wrong with any of the pizzas, pastas, or salads—and they're known for their Italian wines.
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