We had a beautiful visit to Warsaw, the capital of Poland. We orchestrated a group tour with an itinerary that included of all the cool things to do in Warsaw. We all had a spectacular time. So we decided to come up with this blog post for travelers that want to or soon will visit Warsaw, Poland. Check out our list of cool things to do in Warsaw!

 

Palace & Culture of Science

Take a visit to this towering skyscraper building from the early 1950’s. When you visit Warsaw you have to see it’s highest building. This beautiful palace has over 3,000 rooms and a large terrace on the 30th floor.

Museum of the History of Polish Jews

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Opened in 2014, the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews celebrates the full and rich Polish Jewish experience over centuries. The museum stands on the square that was once the Warsaw ghetto. We wrote a more details review of our trip to the museum on our tour Of Poland recap blog post. Check it out!

 

Ghetto Heroes Square

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The square is the core of what was the Jewish ghetto. After the uprising, the ghetto was reduced to dust by the Nazis.  The monument in the middle of the square commemorates those who fought and died for the freedom of the Jewish Nation.  The monument features heroic Jewish men.  On the opposite side a procession of sad Jews walking to concentration camps. This is one location when you visit Warsaw that should not to be missed!

 

Lazienki Park

A huge park that has numerous things buildings and strutting peacocks for you to enjoy.   On the edge of the park is the Chopin Monument.  The monument sits in a rose garden that has concerts one day a week in the summer. Not to be missed!

 

Chopin Museum

Established in 1954 and dedicated to Polish composer Frederic Chopin. At the Fryderyk Chopin Museum, you will see manuscripts, letters and original handwritten compositions by the composer.

 

Old Town Market Square

The Old Town Market Square dates back to the 13th century where it used to be the center of Warsaw’s public life, hosting political speeches and executions. The market square offers a wide range of good restaurants and cocktail bars as well as street art and souvenirs.   Head to the mermaid fountain in the middle of the square, she is an important symbol in Warsaw.

 

Private Vodka Tour

This is not a pub-crawl. The tour delivers an expert but fun way of understanding Polish vodka culture.  Taste different kings of vodka and typical vodka foods.

 

Hop-On-Hop-Off Sightseeing Bus

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See some of the top attractions in Warsaw. Hop aboard the double-decker bus and buy your one or two day pass.  The bus stops at all the attractions and you can get on and off at every stop.  You can also explore the city at your own speed or relax and ride without getting off.

 

When you visit Warsaw, you have to try at least one location from our list of cool things to do in Warsaw. There’s a lot of history in Poland’s capital. If you want to retrace or learn history, this list will jump start you on what to see in Warsaw. We hope that you enjoyed our cool things to do in Warsaw blog post. We’d love to hear your thoughts. If you’re interested in visiting Warsaw, please contact us so we can help you plan your Poland trip.

 

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