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Warsaw City Breaks


Nowy Świat


Nowy Świat

A street along which there are numerous exclusive shops, galleries, fashionable clubs, elegant restaurants and cafes. During the summer season, the street is closed to vehicles at weekends and becomes a pedestrian precinct.



Nearby:
Zamek Ostrogskich
Ostrogski Castle – Fryderyk Chopin Museum (Zamek Ostrogskich - Muzeum Fryderyka Chopina)

ul.Okólnik 1
www.chopin.museum

The building dates back to the 17th century. Legend has it that in the vaults of the castle dwelt a princess that had been turned into a golden duck. Today it houses the Fryderyk Chopin Museum. Its rich collection includes the greatest number of Chopin memorabilia in the world – these are souvenirs related to the composer’s life and his artistic activity. More information


ulica Foksal

Foksal Street

One of the most popular streets in Warsaw, at the end of which is the picturesque Neo-Renaissance Zamoyski Palace. The name of the street comes from Vauxhall – a public playground established here in the 18th century. It was ‘an amusement park’ for the better off townspeople who went to see the theatrical performances, concerts or circus shows on certain days of the week.


ulica Chmielna
Chmielna Street

A popular promenade with small shops, cafes and clubs. Before the war the street was a thriving market place also known for its summer garden theatres. During the times of the People’s Republic of Poland, it gained further popularity thanks to the 'The Orchestra from Chmielna Street' (Orkiestra z Chmielnej) performing traditional songs with the local jargon and folklore.



Plac Trzech Krzyży
Trzech Krzyży Square

An important crossroads in the capital city where in the 17th century most of the important municipal routes met. The square was then named the Golden Crosses Crossroads (Rozdroże Złotych Krzyży) after the golden crucifxes on columns. Today, the Square is a place to spend your free time at the fashionable cafes and restaurants as well as a bit of shopping at the elegant boutiques and outlets of exclusive global brands.


Kościół św. Aleksandra

Church of St. Alexander (Kościół św. Aleksandra)

A classicist church designed by Chrystian Piotr Aigner, in honor of Tsar Aleksander I, based on Rome’s Pantheon. More information





Figura św. Jana Nepomucena
St. John Nepomucen Figure (Figura św. Jana Nepomucena)

The patron saint of roads and bridges, whose figures can be seen at crossroads. Built in 1752 to commemorate the completion of the paving of Warsaw streets, the construction of the city lighting system and sewage system. The saint is holding the third cross after which the square was named. More information

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