What to do in Warsaw in one day

09:00 – H15 Boutique Hotel

09:30 – Nowy Swiat Street

10:30 – Kafka Cafe

11:00 – Warsaw Old Town

12:30 – Portretowa Restaurant

14:00 – Royal Castle and Castle Square

16:00 – To Lubie Cafe

17:00 – Warsaw Uprising Museum

18:30 – Palace of Culture and Science

19:30 – Stara Kamienica Restaurant

21:00 – Concert at Chopin Salon

22:30 – Klar Cocktail Bar

23:59 – Level 27 Bar & Club

 

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What you should absolutely know about Warsaw

City highlights, food & drinks, expressions, weather, how to get there and how to get around

Among interesting cities in central Eastern Europe, Poland’s capital Warsaw is a shining star. This bustling city is just a quarter million short of two million. It is also considered the largest city in the country. Warsaw can be considered a cultural gem for the country rich with historic sites to see. During your Warsaw day trips, you will enjoy the cultural and historical richness from late medieval, neoclassical, reminiscence of Soviet occupation and up until its main stream downtown areas. Due to its excellent blending of cultural and historical elements, Warsaw has become a central city for tourists exploring this part of the world

Visit the beautiful park called Łazienki Park or spend an afternoon at the Palace of Culture and Science. Tour the Royal Castle, learn about the city at the Warsaw Uprising Museum, or pay your respects at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Warsaw’s main cultural food icon is the pierogi, which can be stuffed with a variety of sweet or savory fillings. Polish natives love their cabbage, or kapusta, and it is served with many meals. Try the crepe-like food Nalesniki and Kluski dumplings

“Hallo” is Polish for “Hello”, “dzienkuje/dzienkie” means “Thank you”, and “kapitalny” or “super” means “Fantastic” or “Great”. To agree with someone, say “dobrze”, meaning “okay” or “wypas”, which means “Cool”. “Yes” is “Tak”, “No” is “Nie”, “Please” is “Proszę”, and “Thank you” is “Dziękuję”

Summers are warm, with temperatures averaging in the 80s and low relative humidity. Fall cools off with temperatures hovering between 40 and 50 degrees. Winters are really frigid and snowy and average highs are in the 30s. Spring temperatures get into the 50s and 60s

Getting into any part of downtown Warsaw from the airport is easy by bus or taxi. A typical taxi to get from the city center is 35 to 50 Polish zloty. A 24 hour bus ticket costs around 9 zloty

Warsaw is very walkable, especially in the old town areas. Taxi are a good way to explore the city, but can be costly. Trains and buses are also available and are an easy way to sightsee

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