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As the capital of Poland, Warsaw is a city of diverse architecture revealing its unique history, ranging from neoclassical palaces and Gothic churches to contemporary skyscrapers and blocks.  Being the cultural center in Poland, Warsaw offers vibrant nightlife and musical actions whether classical or underground.  Despite the severe damage in WWII, the old town has recover from its ancient look before war.

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Warsaw, Poland – July 26, 2015: View of the Royal Square in the old historic part of Warsaw. Warsaw is a major tourist destination in Eastern Europe.  (kavalenkau / Shutterstock)

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WARSAW, POLAND – JULY 16, 2015: Syrenka (mermaid) sculpture on Warsaw’s Old Town Market Place on a late summer afternoon. Wide angle, horizontal orientation.  (Magdalena Paluchowska / Shutterstock)

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Warsaw, Poland – July 26, 2015: Theatrical performance of the Royal Route in Warsaw, Poland. Such performances attract the attention of many tourists.  (kavalenkau / Shutterstock)

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Warsaw, Poland – May 17, 2013. Street panorama in Warsaw, Poland, Europe. Famous and interesting place for tourism. Old Town in Warsaw, Poland. UNESCO World Heritage Site.  (Konstantin Yolshin / Shutterstock)

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Warsaw, Poland – July 26, 2015: Street musicians in the Castle Square in the old town. Street musicians entertain tourists and residents of Warsaw.  (kavalenkau / Shutterstock)

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WARSAW, POLAND – AUGUST 2: Woman buys Mexican food during Food Truck festival on August 2, 2014 in Warsaw  (Fotokon / Shutterstock)

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Warsaw, Poland – July 26, 2015: Walking through the streets of Warsaw in a carriage. A popular tourist attraction.  (kavalenkau / Shutterstock)

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WARSAW, POLAND/EUROPE – SEPTEMBER 17 : Horse and carriage in the Old Market Square in Warsaw Poland on September 17, 2014. Unidentified people.  (Philip Bird LRPS CPAGB / Shutterstock)

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WARSAW, POLAND – MAY 20: People in boat with Palace on the Water building in Lazienki Park (also called as Lazienkowski Park, literally Baths Park or Royal Baths) on May 20, 2015 in Warsaw, Poland  (Milosz Maslanka / Shutterstock)

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Warsaw, Poland – november 09, 2014: Palace Lazienki – public Museum in Warsaw. Seat of Polish king – Poniatowski.  (In Green / Shutterstock)

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WARSAW, POLAND – JUNE 20, 2015: Sale painting in old Town Market Place in June 20, 2015 in Warsaw, Poland. UNESCO World Heritage Site  (Tatyana Vyc / Shutterstock)

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WARSAW – September 08: Townhouses, Sigismund’s Column, Castle Square filled with tourists and salesmen in the Old Town in Warsaw, Poland on September 08, 2013 Warsaw, Poland.  (Maciej Bledowski / Shutterstock)

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WARSAW,POLAND-MAY 16:Tourists buying gifts at Souvenir shop near Castle Square.May 16,2015 in Warsaw,Poland.  (Chris T Pehlivan / Shutterstock)

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WARSAW – JANUARY 04: Holy Cross Church designed by the architect Joseph Simon Bellotti, built between 1679-1696 in Baroque style in Warsaw in Poland on January 04, 2014  (marekusz / Shutterstock)

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Warsaw,Poland – 11 April, 2015 : Barbican – Fortified medieval outpost and city wall in the historic center of Warsaw, Poland  (vivairina1 / Shutterstock)

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WARSAW – AUGUST 27: Dancers of folklore ensemble “VALLARTA AZTECA” from Mexico – street parade during the International Folklore Festival “WARSFOLK” ; on August 27, 2011 in Warsaw, Poland.

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WARSAW, POLAND, SEPT 8: Rhythmic gymnastics show on the XV Pink Ribbon Walk against the Breast Cancer september 8, 2012 in Warsaw, Poland.  (studioflara / Shutterstock)

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WARSAW, POLAND, AUGUST 30: Unidentified Carnival dancer on the parade on Warsaw Multicultural Street Parade on August 30, 2015 in Warsaw, Poland.  (studioflara / Shutterstock)

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WARSAW, POLAND, AUGUST 30: Unidentified Carnival dancer on the parade on Warsaw Multicultural Street Parade on August 30, 2015 in Warsaw, Poland.  (studioflara / Shutterstock)

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WARSAW, POLAND – JANUARY 2, 2014: People skate on the old town marketplace square, surrounded by colorful houses.  (HUANG Zheng / Shutterstock)

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WARSAW, POLAND – SEPTEMBER 27, 2015: Historic fountain in Saski park (Saxon Garden). The fountain is the centrepiece of gardens and one of most precious urban symbols of Warsaw.  (Jacek_Kadaj / Shutterstock)

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A closeup of statue in gardens of a Wilanow Royal Palace, Warsaw, Poland  (Copyright: Marcin Krzyzak)

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WARSAW, POLAND – MARCH 8: Museum of the History of Polish Jews, built in years 2009-2013, documents the millennial tradition of Jews in Poland in Warsaw Poland on March 8, 2015  (Tatyana Vyc / Shutterstock)

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Warsaw, Poland – March 08, 2015: Interior Museum of the History of Polish Jews, built in years 2009-2013, documents the millennial tradition of Jews in Poland in Warsaw  (In Green / Shutterstock)

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WARSAW, POLAND – JANUARY 2, 2015: Uprising Monument, Warsaw, Poland (HUANG Zheng / Shutterstock)

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WARSAW, POLAND – JULY, 08: The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Pilsudski Square, on July 08, 2015. Tomb of the Unknown with eternal flame, since 1925.  (Curioso / Shutterstock)

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view of the modern center of Warsaw  (Copyright: badahos)

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WARSAW, POLAND -1 SEPTEMBER 2015- The Warsaw Chopin International Airport (Lotnisko Chopina w Warszawie, WAW) is the largest and busiest airport in Poland.  (EQRoy / Shutterstock)

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WARSAW, POLAND – 28 FEBRUARY 2014: The Zlote Tarasy shopping center in Warsaw, Poland. The total area of the building amounts to 205 000 squere meters with over 200 shops and restaurants.  (Patryk Kosmider / Shutterstock)

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WARSAW, POLAND – FEBRUARY 14, 2016: The image shows cafes, restaurants under the unique glass roof and an interior of a huge modern shopping mall Golden Terraces in Warsaw.  (Nataly Reinch / Shutterstock)

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The beautiful glass roof. WARSAW, POLAND – FEBRUARY 14, 2016: The image shows the unique glass roof & an interior of a huge modern shopping mall Golden Terraces in Warsaw.  (Nataly Reinch / Shutterstock)

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WARSAW, POLAND – 28 FEBRUARY 2014: Interior of the Zlote Tarasy shopping centre in Warsaw, Poland. The total area of the building amounts to 205 000 squere meters with over 200 shops and restaurants.  (Patryk Kosmider / Shutterstock)

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Warsaw, Poland – December 24, 2015: Regus Warsaw Metropolitan – Office center  (yomoyo@ / Shutterstock)

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Royal Castle and Sigismund Column at Castle Square illuminated in Warsaw Old town at rainy night, Poland.  (Copyright: kavalenkava volha)

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Poniatowski Nights Bridge in Warsaw  (Copyright: kreatorex)

Useful Reference

Warsaw, Poland
By Hannah Rollmaker

The country of Poland is a fascinating country for you to visit. You will find the rich history of this country permeating its very culture and daily living. Among the numerous cities and towns of this country that you can choose to visit you will find Warsaw to be an interesting place to visit. The city of Warsaw is the capital of the country and the largest city in the country. You will find that Warsaw is situated near the Vistula River. The Carpathian Mountains are about 300 kilometers away from the city while the Baltic Sea is about 360 kilometers away.

You find that Warsaw is a delightful city to stay in while you are on vacation. Here you will be able to enjoy the many amenities of modern life such as a variety of shopping, nightlife and dining in fine restaurants where you can savor delicious tasting food. You will find that while Warsaw is a cosmopolitan city there are any number of parks and public gardens for you to visit and relax in. Of these you might enjoy visiting the Saxon Garden.

This public park was created in the late 17th century as a place where the public to visit and enjoy not just the beauty of the park but also being close to nature. Of the many parks that you will be able to find while you are in Warsaw, the Saxon Garden is the oldest public park to be found in the city. As you wander around the garden you will be able to see many beautifully designed ponds, fountains and statues which enhance the beauty of this public garden. After you have explored and relaxed in the Saxon Garden to your heart’s content the next place that you might like to visit is that of the Warsaw Zoo.

Here in this zoo you will be able to look at a number of animals from all corners of the world. Of the 500 species which are residents of this zoo you will find some which are unique and bound to catch your attention. The founding of this zoo began during the 17th century when it was created as a private menagerie. In 1928 the Warsaw Zoo began is official life as a zoo where animals could not only be observed in close quarters but also have a safe home to live and breed without fear of being killed.

In addition to visiting the parks, public gardens and zoos of Warsaw you may enjoy seeing some of the history and culture of this beautiful place. One of the best ways to accomplish this is to visit one of the city’s many fine museums. Some of the museums that you might want to visit are the Museum of the Polish Army, the Museum of Posters – which is the first of its kind in the world – the museum of Hunting and Riding as well as the National Museum. Altogether you will have a choice of 60 different museums that you can visit. At these venues you will be able to see and learn about the history of Warsaw and Poland in an entirely new manner.

As you explore Warsaw you will find that in addition to these great places listed above you have many other places that you can explore. From all of these interesting places you will be able to enjoy the beauty and richness of life that is Warsaw.

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