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Practical Warsaw

ELECTRICITY
In Poland, the voltage is 230V, 50 Hz. The plug is the standard European double plug.

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS
January 1 – New Year's Day
January 6 - Epiphany
Easter Sunday and Monday
May 1 – Labour Day
May 3 – May Third National Day (Constitution Day)
May – Pentecostal Sunday - moveable feast (not tied to a specific date)
May/June – Corpus Christi - moveable feast, always celebrated on a Thursday
August 15 – Assumption of the Holy Virgin Mary
November 1 – All Saints' Day
November 11 – Independence Day
December 25 and 26 – Christmas 

During public holidays shopping malls, supermarkets, shops and state offices are closed.

INTERNET
Hot Spot
In Warsaw, you can use the free hot spot network.
Wireless Internet spots are marked with "HOT SPOT UM-Warsaw” signs, which are blue or brown.
Find out more about the coverage and location of the free wireless network

EMBASSIES
Warsaw has Embassies of countries with which Poland maintains diplomatic relations. A current and complete list of Embassies

PROHIBITION OF DRINKING ALCOHOL AND SMOKING
In Warsaw, smoking cigarettes at public transport stops and in clubs, pubs and restaurants (unless there are separate rooms for smokers) is prohibited.
Drinking alcohol in public places (parks, squares, streets, etc.) outside of designated places such as summer gardens in certain restaurants and pubs is also prohibited.
Breaking the rules can result in a fine.

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