Is Warsaw beautiful? Is it worth visiting for a longer time? Why is it worth discovering Warsaw with a guide?
Probably you hear opinions Warsaw was completely destryed during WWII and was rebuilt. It is partly true but take a look and see HOW it is rebuilt! It is not a surprise Warsaw Old Town is on the Unesco list not because of the original walls but because of the precise and detailed rebuilding.But Old Town is not only one part you should see!
Warsaw needs time. Warsaw needs patience. But first of all Warsaw needs understanding. That's why it is so good to hire a professional Warsaw city guide. He will discover a hidden Warsaw. In fact, there are two cities in one city: the existing one and the non-existing one. In this second Warsaw you will see Jewish people walking on the street, synagogues, Jewish quarter and much, much more.
So don't be surprised when you discover Jewish building close to the skyscrapers, terrible places where many people was assassinated close to the fantastic restaurants and places which should be rebuilt. This is Warsaw. Victory of life over the death. The city rised up like the Phoenix from the ashes.
Fascinating things happened in Warsaw, after all, it was a residence city of Polish kings from the 17th century, and later it was the capital of Poland. It is a place full of history. You will discover famous people living in Warsaw like Igncy Paderewski, Fryderyk Chopin, Maria Sklodowksa-Curie, Lech Walesa, Charles de Gaulle. Louis XVIII and many others.
They all spend some time in our city and the city if full of signs of their presence. Polish kings were Swedish, German and Russian, Polish queens were often French.
What is worth seeing in Warsaw? The obligatory list is, of course, the Old Town, the Royal Route, Łazienki Park and Wilanów Park. But there are still very interesting areas around the Citade (an old Russian fortress), there are Powązki Cemeteries: Catholic, military, two Evangelical ones, Jewish and Muslim, there is a really interesting Orthodox Cemetery on Wolska Street ... And Powiśle? Vistula Boulevards? Museums where you can hide for the whole day, and of which I will mention only the most important ones: the Royal Castle, Polin, the Warsaw Uprising, the Copernicus Science Center, the National Museum ... To sum up - a tourist visiting Warsaw should spend a good few days. The residents of Warsaw can discover and learn something new about it every dayl