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Warsaw City Breaks


Ujazdowskie Avenue

One of the most elegant streets of Warsaw running from Trzech Krzyży Square to Belwederska Street. The avenue has many historical palaces, villas, fine tenement houses, embassies and the buildings of the Offce of the Council of Ministers, on one side and opposite the beautiful green areas of the the Ujazdowski Park and the Łazienki Królewskie Park with the Belvedere.

Park Ujazdowski

Ujazdowski Park (Park Ujazdowski)

Established at the end of the 19th century on the site of folk festivals. One of the park’s highlights are the scales, in use continuously since 1912.




Zamek Ujazdowski
Ujazdowski Castle (Zamek Ujazdowski)

ul. Jazdów 2

Jazdów is one of the oldest ‘sites’ in Warsaw. It was once an ancient settlement and from where the Mazovian prince moved the court to the Old Town. The Castle today was built at the beginning of the 17th century and had been re-modeled several times. Queen Bona lived in it. In the years 1809-1944, it housed a military hospital. Reconstructed after the war. More information
Since 1981, the seat of the Centre of Contemporary Art – a cultural institution and an excellent gallery.



ROYAL ŁAZIENKI PARK (ŁAZIENKI KRÓLEWSKIE)

ul. Agrykoli 1
www.lazienki-krolewskie.pl
Pałac na Wyspie
Palace and Park Complex in Łazienki Królewskie (Zespół pałacowo-ogrodowy w Łazienkach Królewskich)

The park and palace complex at Łazienki are one of the most beautiful of this type in Europe. Established in the 17th century, the landscape gardens feature many interesting architectural monuments, the most important of which include the Palace on the Island by Domenico Merlini and Jan Christian Kamsetzer built for King Stanisław August Poniatowski – Poland’s last monarch. It served as his summer residence and was famous for the Thursday dinners. Other notable features include the amphitheatre (near the palace), the Myślewicki Palace, where the royal courtiers lived, the Orangery, the Guardhouses and the White House. Near the Łazienki Park are the Botanic Gardens of Warsaw University. More information

Pomnik Fryderyka Chopina
Fryderyk Chopin Monument (Pomnik Fryderyka Chopina)

The monument is one of the most recognizable symbols of Warsaw world wide. For the last 50 years every Sunday from May till September Chopin concerts have been performed here at the foot of the monument. The concerts always draw crowds of people. More information


Pomnik Jana III SobieskiegoKing Jan III Sobieski Monument (Pomnik Jana III Sobieskiego)

The king is remembered for his military skills. It was he who broke the siege of Vienna in 1683 thus preventing the Ottoman Empire from taking over Central Europe. Sobieski was also a well-known patron of the arts and a devoted husband. The great love between the king and his wife, Marysieńka, is considered the most famous of Polish love stories. More information


Belweder
Belweder

ul. Belwederska 54/56

A classicist palace and the former seat of the national authorities. Built in the 17th century, in the middle of the 18th century owned by Stanisław August Poniatowski who established a porcelain manufactory here. From 1818 it served as the residence of the Great Prince Constantine, the tsar’s governor in Poland during the annexation. In later years, it was the official seat of Marshal Józef Piłsudski and the Presidents of inter-war Poland. The last President to reside in the Belvedere was Lech Wałęsa. In front of the Palace is the statue of Marshal Józef Piłsudski – Commander-in-Chief of the Polish Legions and Head of State of the Polish Republic. More information


WILANÓW
ul. St. Kostki Potockiego 10/16
www.wilanow-palac.pl

Pałac w Wilanowie
The summer residence of King Jan III Sobieski and then August II as well as subsequent aristocratic families. The name of the palace and the entire district originates from Villa Nova. The name was given to the land by Sobieski when he purchased it in the 17th century for the construction of the palace. The impressive building combines elements of an aristocratic mansion, an Italian garden villa and a Louis XIV (the French Sun King) style palace. It is an excellent representation of European Baroque at its height and a homage to the former greatness of the Republic. The palace is surrounded by a grandiose, two level Baroque Italian garden and a romantic park in English style. Wilanów is the venue of important cultural events and concerts. More information
The former stables house the Poster Museum.

Mauzoleum

Stanisław Kostka and Aleksandra Potocki Mausoleum (Mauzoleum Stanisława Kostki i Aleksandry Potockich)

A neo-gothic chapel built in the 19th century to the design of Henryk Marconi in honor of the former owners of Wilanów.



Kościół św. Anny


Church of St. Anne (Kościół św. Anny)
ul. Biedronki 1a

Built in the 18th century. The interior features beautiful decorations by Antoni Kolberg. More information

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