Warsaw parks and gardens: discover green Warsaw and enjoy the beauty of nature 1. Łazienki (The Royal Łazienki Garden) A must-see on your Warsaw bucket list! Amazing during each season – kids can collect chestnuts and colorful leaves during fall, build a snowman and ride a sled during wintertime, observe squirrels in spring, and lie on the…

Events and things to do in Warsaw on August 15th, 2018 (a bank holiday in Poland) It’s a bank holiday in Poland. Polish Army Day is marking the 1920 breakthrough battle called Cud nad Wisłą (the Miracle on the Vistula river) between the Poles under Marshal Piłsudski and the Bolsheviks. The event this year will…

The Saxon Garden Ogród Saski The Saxon Garden (Ogród Saski) dates back to the early 18th century. It was a baroque garden in the French style, first public park in Warsaw, located next to the royal Saxon Palace (Pałac Saski). The Palace was blown up by the Nazis in 1944. The Garden was renovated, and…

  It’s a bank holiday in Poland (Corpus Christi, Boże Ciało). The Catholic church organizes in each parish huge outdoor procession (in many places in Poland car traffic is stopped during the procession). Stores, malls, shopping centers are closed, only some smaller local convenience stores can be open (eg. Żabka). You can do basic shopping…

Discover Warsaw: Vistula River (Wisła) 1 Multimedia Fountain Park Fountain complex operating from May until September. Free entrance. Each Friday and Saturday evening multimedia show (fountains, laser, music, and lights). Click here to read our tips on the Multimedia Fountain Park. 2 Small Playground at Karski Boulevard (Bulwar Karskiego) 3 Free ferry across the river “Wilga”…