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16 Things To Love About Solec
Get… Your Fill Perhaps not as bewildering in choice as neighboring Powiśle, Solec nonetheless offers some of the most standout dining choices in the city. In this, Rozbrat 20 and Dyletanci play a large role, though shout-outs also go in the direction of such venues as the meat-centric Byk...
Powiśle: 26 Things You NEED To Do
Editorial note: for the avoidance of doubt, we’ve used Google maps to define what constitutes the boundaries of Powiśle. Instagram… A Mural Like the rest of Warsaw’s upcoming areas Powiśle is sprinkled with murals, the most famous of which is Captain America on Zajęcza 8. Painted in 2012 by...
Selfie Time!

Selfie Time!

Features 13 August 2020 0

Occupying 500 square meters of the Kolmex office building, head here (selfie stick: advisable) to prowl a network of rooms decked out with Instagramable decoys and diversions that range from the anticipated angel wings and inflatable swans to the downright bizarre: an upside down bedroom; a menacing giant Lego...
Here Is Muranów

Here Is Muranów

Features 5 August 2020 0

When, in 1686, Simone Giuseppe Bellotti – the Polish Royal Court’s architect – built a palace close to the site of today’s Intraco tower, could he ever have envisaged what would become of the area over the centuries that followed? Could he have imagined that it would serve as...
Monuments of the Warsaw Uprising
Recognition for the Uprising has been a long time in coming: not just internationally, but domestically also. In the period that followed the war Poland’s puppet government viewed participants as ‘anti Communist adventurers’, with veterans facing widespread persecution, and often imprisonment in the Siberian gulags or exile to the...
Supersize Me: Warsaw’s Top Murals
A mirror of the capital’s own creativity, the once sad walls of Warsaw have been used to channel its artistic spirit through the medium of large format murals. From a crowded field, we pick our favorites from the past and the present… Kamien i Co by Wiktor Malinowski (2009)...
Trading Places: Warsaw’s Moving Landmarks
Status: In Transit Originally located on ul. E. Plater 51, Emilia was unveiled in 1969 (and only after an original section of the roof crashed down during the construction phase), but officially opened on January 15th, 1970. Cited as one of the outstanding examples of post-war modernism in the...
Into The… Green!
News that Warsaw’s parks had reopened following their temporary closure was greeted with the kind of fanfare usually reserved for a moon landing. Just in the nick of time for summer, we bring you our rundown of the ones that can’t be missed! For… The Best of Warsaw Łazienki...
Culture Shock: Museums & Galleries Reopen!
Yet even those that remain closed have responded to the Covid-19 crisis by upping their digital offer to present a panoply of oral histories, virtual walks, online collections, live discussions and educational classes. Join us to find out what awaits the culturally inclined. Car Museum (Otrębusy) Facebook Home to...
The FROZEN One
A one-to-one scale replica of Łazienki Park’s Palace on the Isle stole the show at Sapporo’s annual Snow Festival after being unveiled as part of celebrations held to celebrate the centenary of Polish-Japanese diplomatic relations. Carved entirely from ice, it took 100 soldiers just twenty-eight days to recreate the...

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