Discover Warsaw: Vistula River (Wisła)

Warsaw Vistula attractions


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.


Small Playground at Karski Boulevard (Bulwar Karskiego)


Free ferry across the river

“Wilga” ferry (prom) takes up to 40 passengers and 40 bikes to the ZOO Stop across the river. It operates from April 29 until September 10. Click here to read our tips on Vistula cruises & ferries in Warsaw, including timetables.


“Po Wiśle” Cruises

Daylight and evening cruises on 12-passenger boats (glass covered main deck and sun deck). Click here to read our tips on Vistula cruises & ferries in Warsaw.


Karski Boulevard (Bulwar Karskiego)

The revitalized boulevard by the Vistula, opened in 2015. It’s named after Jan Karski – the legendary Polish underground courier who was the first to report the genocide of the Jews to the Allies. The Boulevard hosts many cafes and restaurants.


Gardens of the Royal Castle

The Royal Gardens are open everyday (free entrance), 10 am – 9 pm (May 2 until September 30). Entrance from Wybrzeże Gdańskie Street or from the Castle.


Roof Garden of the Warsaw University Library

One of the biggest roof gardens in Europe. The Garden includes a viewing platform. Click here to read our tips on the Roof Garden.


Museum of Modern Art

The Museum opened its new temporary exhibition pavilion in spring 2017. It’s called the Museum on the Vistula. Free entrance. Click here to read more in English on the Museum website.


Copernicus Science Centre

The largest science center / museum in Poland. The Center includes also planetarium shows and roof garden (free entrance) offering a nice view of Warsaw. Click here to read our tips on the Copernicus Science Centre.


Mermaid Statue

The largest of the Warsaw mermaid statues (build in 1939), located next to the Świętokrzyski Bridge. The Mermaid of Warsaw (Syrena Warszawska) is a symbol of Warsaw. You will find another famous mermaid statue at the Warsaw Old Town Square.

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