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Highlights in Warsaw
- Capital of Poland
- Old town as part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site
- Diverse sights, museums and galleries
- Exciting leisure activities for families
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Vacation rentals in Warsaw
Picturesquely surrounded by the medieval city wall, you can spend wonderful days in the heart of Warsaw and benefit from the extensive leisure and cultural programme of the modern metropolis. In an apartment of the city centre you live in the immediate vicinity of mighty sacral buildings, historical squares and the first-class museums and palaces of the city. In the small romantic alleys you will find a variety of restaurants and shopping miles within walking distance.Fabulous domiciles between parks and promenade
To the north of the airport and not far from the river bank, the megacity offers a wonderful living atmosphere that is reflected in a mix of historic buildings, modern architecture and spacious gardens. In every quarter of the city you will find a vacation rental or apartment close to public parks, recreation areas, public transport stations and shopping facilities.
Holiday in Warsaw
Location and orientation
In the east of the country, Warsaw covers an area of 517.24 square kilometres in the Mazowieckie Voivodeship. It is the largest metropolis in Poland in terms of area and, with around 1.7 million inhabitants, the most populous in the country.Characteristics of the cityscape
Warsaw is divided into 18 districts, which run west and east of the Vistula. The old town on the left side of the Vistula, which is located on the long Vistula cliff, is striking. To the right of the river lies the city's inland port.
Travelers and Activities
Culture enthusiasts will find an abundance of architectural highlights, monuments, multifaceted museums, impressive palaces and squares in Warsaw. The entire city centre has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1980 and shows the historical legacy of the Schlossplatz, St. John's Cathedral, Market Square and the Sigismund Column, for example. You can also follow in the footsteps of Frédérik Chopin, follow Jewish history in museums and the memorable cemetery or visit princely buildings such as the Wilanów Palace.Fascinating adventures in the big city
Exciting and varied entertainment awaits families renting a vacation rental in the Polish metropolis. Local recreation areas, museum tours suitable for children or great outdoor activities ensure an unforgettable holiday. The Lazienki Park, the Kopernikus Science Centre, the Zoological Garden or the Multimedia Fountain Park are highly recommended for young and old. To let off steam, you can visit numerous playgrounds, climbing parks, go-kart tracks, swimming pools or miniature golf courses.
The capital generates 15 percent of the gross domestic product. As a hub between Central and Eastern Europe, Warsaw is a particularly attractive location for foreign companies.
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With a height of 237 metres, the Palace of Culture and Science is the second highest building in Europe. The skyscraper from 1955 is the only surviving building of socialist classicism and is popularly called "Stalintorte" or "Stalinstachel". The skyscraper houses several museums, a cinema, a theatre, a viewing platform at 114 metres and a panoramic restaurant.Manor house
Once the residence of the Polish kings, the Royal Castle of Warsaw is now part of the UNESCO World Heritage in the heart of the Old Town. Within the magnificent walls, visitors have access to the magnificent rooms such as the ballroom, the throne room, the castle church and the picture gallery. In addition, you will be informed about the history and reconstruction after the 2nd World War.Innovation meets history
As the first multimedia exhibition in Poland, the Museum of the Warsaw Uprising is one of the most modern of its kind. More than 200,000 visitors visit the former tram power station every year and immerse themselves in the history of the country. The time of terror of the occupying forces, the commitment to a free Poland and the triumph of democracy are thematised.