Tips & Tricks
Warsaw International Film Festival — originally a film student-driven event going back to its origins in 1985, this is now a major film festival held every October in Warsaw, which is used to showcase recently-made Polish and international films (including those made in nearby Eastern European countries like Czech Republic, Hungary, Estonia, Romania, Serbia). See […]
Warsaw Multicultural Street Party (Chmielna St., Nowy Swiat, Krakowskie Przedmiescie) — held every August, this Parade ‘The Whole World in Warsaw’, passes across Warsaw’s main streets during the summer. Representatives of various cultures present in Warsaw participate in the Parade. This event is organized by people and organizations represented by ethnic minorities that live in […]
Wolf’s Lair (Gierłoż, 11-400 Ketrzyn) — located 3 1/2 hours north of Warsaw, various travel outfits provide tours of this unique World War II-era site: “Wolf’s Lair” (a.k.a. “wolfschanze” — the former headquarters of Nazi invader Adolf Hitler). This was a hidden city consisting of nearby 200 buildings, including shelters, barracks, two airports, a power […]
Centrum Warszawa Wilenska (Targowa 72, Warsaw) — located towards the outskirts of Warsaw, this mall has around 100 retailers, as well as restaurants and other amenities (such as Carrefour supermarket) under one roof.
Water Tram (Warsaw) — a cruise on the Vistula from the Old Town to the Czerniakowski headland is available from the beginning of May to the end of June at the weekend and everyday during July and August. It lasts 2 hours and has 3 stops – below the Castle at the River Cafe, by […]
Teatr Polski / Polish Theatre (Street Karasia 2, Warsaw) — this 700-seat theatre has an extensive repertoire — from Nijinsky to Shakespeare and other productions. Fans of such works can check out its website for upcoming performances: www.teatrpolski.waw.pl