Palace of Culture and Science Pałac Kultury i Nauki Love it or hate it, the Palace of Culture and Science is a symbol of Warsaw. For many Polish people, it’s also a symbol of Soviet domination (there are even occasional calls for the Palace to be demolished) or a representation of ugly architecture that destroyed…

Things to do with kids in Warsaw: September 8-9, 2018 The list of family-friendly weekend events in Warsaw If you like this post, subscribe to Kids in the City weekly Newsletter in English – each Thursday you will receive an email with the list of family-friendly events in Warsaw for the upcoming weekend   Saturday,…

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…

University of Warsaw Botanic Garden (Ogród Botaniczny Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego) Do your children also react nervously (in the best case our six-year reacts with his favorite exclamation: Boredom!), if your idea of weekend fun does not include cinema, playground or swimming pool with a water slide? Finally, I have discovered a fantastic outdoor destination that satisfies…

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…

Warsaw with kids: May 18-20, 2018 If you like this post, subscribe to Kids in the City weekly Newsletter in English – each Thursday you will receive an email with the list of family-friendly events in Warsaw for the upcoming weekend     Friday, May 18 “Walk at dusk – discovering the secrets of nature”…

Zoo in Warsaw – information and tips in English   Click here to read free Warsaw Zoo Guidebook by Kids in the City. What will you find there? Where is Warsaw zoo? How to get there by public transport? How to get there by car? Where to look for a parking spot? Tickets. How to…

Events and things to do in Warsaw: May 1 – May 3, 2018 May 1, 2018 (Tuesday) – bank holiday Labor Day Bank holiday. In Warsaw and other cities in Poland, there are political marches to promote workers rights. May 1 starts so-called długi weekend in Poland (long weekend) – Majówka (please note that May…

Warsaw with kids: March 2-4 If you like this post, subscribe to Kids in the City weekly Newsletter – each Thursday you will receive an email with the list of family-friendly events in Warsaw for the upcoming weekend     Friday, March 2 Theater for children “Podróże Guliwera” (Gulliver’s Travels) Location: Teatr Polski, Kazimierza Karasia…