Fashion week in Warsaw, the capital city of Poland, is just around the corner. From March 31st to April 2nd the latest trends will be showcased on the runway in Warsaw by well known and upcoming designers. There are so many places to visit besides rubbing shoulders with models and designers at the fashion week. Here are places you should see, where to shop and where you can eat Polish food.
Wilanow Palace is a once palace turned museum that was home to many royal families and commissioned by King Jana III. Completed in 1696, Wilanow Palace survived both World Wars as well as the Warsaw Uprising. The palace features baroque European style as well as an exquisite garden designed with Italian style in mind. The palace is now a museum and exhibits works of famous Polish painters.
Entrance: Wilanow Palace is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 am to 7 pm. To enter into the palace you will pay 20zt. If you want to see the garden you will pay 5zt.
Location: Wilanow Palace is located at Stanisława Kostki Potockiego 10/16, 02-958 Warszawa, Poland.
SGH Warsaw School of Economics
SGH Warsaw School of Economics (Szkola Glówna Handlowa) stands as the oldest school of Economics in Poland. SGH library’s designs will speak to your inner appreciation of architecture and European stylish designs. The library has over 215,000 magazines both Polish and foreign.
Location: SGH Warsaw School of Economics is located at Aleja Niepodległości 162, 00-001 Warszawa, Poland.
Warsaw Rising Museum
The Warsaw Rising Museum shows the struggle of those living in Warsaw both before and during the outbreak of fighting in Warsaw. A timeline of the uprising events is showcased on a steel monument that exhibits thousands of films and photos. The Uprising Museum’s tower also has an exceptional view of Warsaw and Freedom Park.
Entrance: It is open on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8 am to 6 pm, Thursdays from 8 am to 8 pm and Saturdays and Sundays from 10 am to 6 pm. Entrance fee is 20PLN per person, audio tours are available for 10PLN and a physical guide for 120PLN.
Location: Warsaw Rising Museum is located at 00-844, Grzybowska 79, Warszawa, Poland.
Lazienki Park is a park and palace located in central Warsaw. The park is situated next to Ujazdow palace and is known for its music, arts and other events promoting the culture of Warsaw. Among the unique structures at the park, you will find an Astronomical Observatory and the temple of Diana. Unusually, It is also home to many different peacocks.
Entrance: This park is free of charge but you pay to enter the Palace on the Isle.
Location: The Park is located at 01-999 Warsaw, Poland.
The Neon Museum is the first and only museum of its kind in Europe. Opened in 2005, the Neon Museum’s mission was to preserve signs from their original urban settings during the Cold War. Many of these are unique and form famous Polish Artists. There are guided tours available for 150PLn by reservation, otherwise the entrance fee is 10zt.
Entrance: The Neon Museum is open on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 12 noon to 5 pm, Saturdays from 11 am to 6 pm and Sundays from 11 am to 6 pm.
Location: The Neon Museum is located at Building 55 Soho Factory UL Minska 25 Warsaw 03-808.
Palace of Culture and Science
The Palace of Culture and Science boasts to be the tallest building in Poland. Although many of the locals resent it, this has become a major tourist destination because of the trzydzuestja, or large terrace on the 30th floor of the building with a beautiful view of Warsaw. Here you will find a post office, a pool, libraries, and museums. There are also virtual reality tours offered that show how Warsaw looked in the 11th, 14th, and 16th centuries.
Entrance: It is open Monday-Thursday from 10 am to 8 pm and Friday-Sunday from 10 am to 11:30 pm. The observation desk costs 20/15zt.
Location: The Palace of Culture and Science is located at plac Defilad 1, Warsaw 00-110, Poland
Shopping in Warsaw
Looking for some cool places to shop in Warsaw between runway events? There are many stores selling fashionable clothes in Warsaw. For example, Tfh Koncept is a store catering to the millennials and has trendy clothes and artistic designs. The address of a Tfh Koncept store in the heart of Warsaw is: Szpitalna 8, 00-031 Warszawa, Poland. There is also another store to find good clothes called ‘Risk Made in Warsaw’. You will find their shop at: 6 Szpitalna Street 00-031 Warsaw.
Here are places for shopping in Warsaw that will provide you with great shopping experience as well as trendy outfits and accessories. The most popular shopping malls are Arkadia and Zlote Tarasy.
1| Arkadia Shopping Mall
Address: 82, Jana Pawla Avenue, Warsaw, Poland
2| Zlote Tarasy
Address: ul. Zlota 59, Warsaw 00-120, Poland
3| Vitkac Department Store
At Vitkat, you will find well known designer brands as well as other designer items.
Address: Bracka 9, 00-501 Warszawa, Poland
4| Centrum Handlowe Dom Mody Klif
Klif Shopping Mall is known for its accommodating designer brands. There are also restaurants and cafes inside.
Address: 01-042, Okopowa 58/72, Warszawa, Poland
5| Galeria Mokotów
Address: Wołoska 12, 02-675 Warszawa, Poland
6| Wars Sawa Junior Mall
Address: Krucza 50, 00-581 Warszawa, Poland
7| Blue City Mall
Address: Aleje Jerozolimskie 179, 02-222 Warszawa, Poland
8| Modo Mall
Address: Łopuszańska 22, 02-220 Warszawa, Poland
9| Bio Bazar (Farmers Market)
Address: Ul. Zelazna 51/53, róg Żelaznej i Prostej, Warsaw 00-841, Poland
10| Wolf Bracka
Address: Bracka 9, 00-001 Warszawa, Poland
11| Mokotowska Street is a shopping street full of local Polish designer brands.
12| Marszalkowska Street is a well known shopping street in Warsaw.
13| Chmielna Street is a very popular street with shops selling popular brands.
14| Nowy Swiat Street is another shopping hub in central Warsaw.
For a list of other shopping places in Warsaw, click here.
Warsaw Restaurants Serving Traditional Food
If you’re searching for a Polish meal, search no further. Here are restaurants you should visit to delight in gourmet meals served exquisitely. Delicious Polish food to taste include perogies, boar and kutia.
1| Stary Dom Restaurant
Address: Ul. Pulawska 104/106, Warsaw 02-620, Poland
Phone: 48 22 646 42 08
2| Polska Rozana
Address: Chocimska 7, Warsaw 00-791, Poland
Phone: 48 22 848 12 25
Address: Piekarska/Rycerska corner, Warsaw 00-264, Poland
Phone: +48 510 240 773
4| Przy Zamku
Address: Ul. Plac Zamkowy 15/19, Warsaw 00-267, Poland
Phone: +48 22 831 02 5
5| Radio Cafe
Address: Nowogrodzka 56, Warsaw 00-695, Poland
Phone: +48 22 625 27 8
6| Restauracja Dawne Smaki
Address: ul. Nowy Swiat 49, Warsaw 00-042, Poland
Phone: +48 22 465 83 20
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