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WPT1313 tours are blending into hip and modern way of touring foreign cities. A friendly guide drives you around Warsaw in a cool limousine from the '80, unveiling the most interesting spots in Warsaw. The themes are set at Praga district, communist, Jewish and Chopin Warsaw, but your best choice is to order a mix. The tour can be flexible according to your interests, age and mood. It combines history of Warsaw with its turmoil and turnovers with today’s surprising realities, which have their roots in Polish history. The aim of the tour is for the tourists to understand what makes a real Pole. Both funny and informative, the tour aims at learning through discussion and exchanging views. This experience leaves you hungry for discovering even more on your own - when you get back home!

Address: 02-496 WARSAW KROLOWEJ BONY 49/C4 STREET
Tel: +48 22 882 13 13

Warsaw Barbican

Warsaw's barbican is a major tourist attraction. The walls, passage and semicircular fortified outpost are some of the few remains from this complex historical formation encompassing Warsaw.
Location: between Old Town and New Town, Warsaw




Market Place

The Old Town Market Place is filled with cafes, restaurants, shops and many other attractions. The new buildings have been renovated and reconstructed with a pseudo-antique façade, based on their original design from the 17th century. The Market Place is made of four sides, Dekert's Side which houses the Warsaw Historical Museum; Barss' Side where the Mickiewicz Museum is located; Kołłątaj's Side which is known for its gothic structure; and the Zakrzewski's Side which features the tower to the Jesuits' church and The Bazyliszek House.
Location: Old Town, Warsaw

Nowy Świat Street

This remarkable street attracts many visitors and is part of the Royal Route, a suggested tour path from the Royal Castle to another royal domain at Wilanów, King Jan III Sobieski's palace. Nowy Świat extends north to the Old Town, intersecting with many interesting streets leading to the Warsaw University Campus and the Nicolaus Copernicus monument. Southbound, Nowy Swiat changes into the sophisticated Ujazdów Avenue, and straight on ending at the Wilanów Palace.
Location: Nowy Świat Street

Powązki Cemetery

Powązki Cemetery is a necropolis (or City of the Dead). This is a complex of cemeteries with graves consisting of Roman Catholics, Protestants, Muslims, Jews and of Orthodox religion. Notable people, slain soldiers and civilians from Warsaw Uprising, WWII, Battle of Warsaw, September Campaign and Invasion of Poland are buried at this site. Many mausoleums and graves have sculptures hand crafted by artists and masters of the 19th and 20th century. A slightly spooky and surreal experience for tourists who visit the site. There are over 60,000 graves in the area.
Location: Warsaw

Żoliborz

Zoliborz is a small borough but it is considered to be one of the most prestigious areas in Warsaw. A fine example of urban architecture, Zoliborz is beautifully planned with wide streets and parks. The attractive villages here are made up of houses known for their modern façade. Tourists can also visit the of the Warsaw Citadel Museum here.
Address: ul. Słowackiego 6/8, 01-627 Warszawa
Tel: +48 22 5601 313

Warsaw Zoo

The Warsaw Zoological Garden maintains familiar and unique spaces for each animal in the compound. Follow the zoo path leading to various speciality sections like Jaguars, Insectarium, Giant Ant-Eater, Aquarium, Cheetahs, Giraffes, Monkeys, Herpetarium (reptiles), Bird House, Rhinos, Elephants and the Australian Enclosure (kangaroos).
There is also the Fantasy Zoo attraction where there are chairs, tables for eating, and slides and swings for the kids. Here, guests can pet animals and interact with goats, pigs, rabbits among others, whilst enjoying a pleasant picnic.
Address: ul. Ratuszowa 1/3, 03-461 Warszawa
Tel: +48 22 6194 041

King Sigismund's Column / Zygmunt's column

Sigismund's Column is a symbol of commemoration for King Zygmunt III Waza, who in 1596 made Warsaw the capital of Poland. It is one of Warsaw's well known landmarks and is part of the cluster of historical structures that transform the Old Town into the culture-rich destination and an UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Location: Old Town, Warsaw


Warsaw National Theater / Teatr Narodowy

The National Theatre is a hub for playwrights, thespians, and artists and attracts many visitors each year. Gracing each stage are the theatrical productions influenced by Poland's political state. The more classical and original scripts match the glaring colours of theatrical posters at night.
Address: Pl. Teatralny 3, 00-077 Warsaw
Tel: +48 22 6920 770

Krakowskie Przedmieście

Krakowskie Przedmieście or Kraków Suburb is definitely a must-visit for every tourist. It is part of the Royal Route and along this high road stands many historical attractions one after the another. Starting with the Presidential Palace, the University of Warsaw, the Visitationist Church, and the Adam Mickiewicz monument, among others.

Churches and palaces using the same street address are:

Palaces:Churches:
Potocki PalaceSt. Anne's Church
Kazimierzowski PalaceKazanowski Palace
Tyszkiewicz PalaceHoly Cross Church
Czetwertynski PalaceCarmelite Church
Czapski PalaceVisitationist Church
Presidential Palace 
Location: Krakowskie Przedmieście Street