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How to spend top weekend in Warsaw - ideas on extraordinary attractions and sites

Warsaw Many fans of unusual vacations find Warsaw absolutely boring and uninteresting, leaving a lot of amazing sights and interesting places to visit out of attention. Even such a landmark as the Warsaw University Library seeming ordinary at the first glance has its own unique feature. Walking along its long corridors will be of interesting to literature buffs, but if you want to diversify leisure with something truly unusual, go up to the roof of the library.
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What you will see is sure to impress you, as you will find yourself in a wonderful garden (Ogrod na dachu Biblioteki Uniwersyteckiej). The unique two-level garden on the library's roof was opened in 2002, and its area is more than a hectare. The garden is striking with its exquisite decoration, including a rich collection of exotic plants presented here. In the midst of this natural splendor, there are lovely walking paths, beautiful water cascades and artificial ponds, many beautiful benches installed for visitors to the park. Budget tourists will be pleased with the fact that the charming garden can be visited for absolutely free of charge. The so-called Upper Garden is considered one of the best viewing platforms in town, offering a magnificent view of Warsaw historic streets and the river Vistula.
If guided tours accompanied by a boring guide are no longer seem attractive, go on an independent walk through one of the picturesque districts of Warsaw. An ideal option would be the district of Zoliborz . Admirers of Oriental culture will be happy to find a Chinese pagoda with a Buddha statue inside in this picturesque area. If you can find this unusual monument, be sure to touch the statue that brings luck. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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A beautiful park stretching along Gdansk embankment will also be an interesting place to explore. Here you can see a lot of unusual sculptures - look for an impressively big statue of a red-and-black bull selflessly enjoying the foliage of one of the trees. Zoliborz can also please fans of industrial tourism, as they will be able to walk around abandoned industrial buildings and explore strict residential quarters fully covered with bright works of street art.
Warsaw, Old Town Square There is a place for gastronomic discoveries in Warsaw. Love sweets and feel hungry after long walks around the city? Head to cozy Cafe Blikle. It is not so easy to find this miniature establishment on the busy central street of Stary Swiat for the first time - just move along the right side of the street towards Zamkowa Square. Warsaw offers quite a lot of cute cafes and national restaurants, but Blikle has a completely different status. It is a charming home sweet shop where popular national desserts are still cooked according to old traditional recipes. Here you can try and buy amazing cookies and gingerbread, dozens of cakes and fragrant donuts - the Blikle family has surpassed many of its competitors in the culinary art.
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Discovering the architecture of Warsaw from bird's eye view! Royal Castle, Carmelite Church, Baths Palace, St. Anne Church, Czapski Palace, all those monuments are defining the image of Warsaw … Open
If you're dreaming of fascinating excursions but hunger takes over, get wants and needs met. Visit one of the most unusual cafes in Warsaw - Nana Cafe that can be found in the neighborhood of Saska Kepa. The seemingly unremarkable cafe is located on the ground floor of one of the residential buildings, but just try to go through its front door and you will be amazed. You literally fall into the past - the cafe hall full of antique furniture is decorated with authentic works of art, books and vinyl records, as well as many other antiques that can be carefully studied in between tasting dishes.
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Rock Climbing Centers

There are several climbing centers in Warsaw. The ON SIGHT climbing wall is one of them. It is located at 60 Obozowa Street. It has a height of 12.8 meters. You will be able to practice here regardless of whether you are a professional or an amateur. You will rent the necessary climbing equipment at ON SIGHT. You will also hire an experienced instructor. The climbing wall is open daily from 8:00 to 21:45. You will pay 5.8 euros for the ticket.
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There's another climbing wall in the city. It's called Bloco. It is located at the address apt 54 64 Jana Kazimierza Street. Bouldering is its specialty. It is climbing on the most difficult routes. If you have already become an experienced climber, then come here. However, a free master class is held at this center at noon every Sunday. So you can come here on the last day of the week to learn this technique. The climbing center is open from 6:30 to 23:00. The ticket price is 3.5 euros.
The Palace of Culture and Science

Visit the Water Amusement Park

The water amusement park "Park Wodny" was opened in the southern part of Warsaw in 1999. It is located at 4 Dominique Merlin Street. You will ride down the slides and steam in the bath, choosing one of several types here. The water park is open from 6 am to 10 pm on weekdays, and from 8 am to 10 pm on weekends. The minimum price of the visit is 11 PLN. There are many pools in "Park Wodny". They are equipped with waterfalls, Jacuzzi and underwater massage. There is also an Olympic pool here. It is 50 meters long and 25 meters wide.
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The heated outdoor swimming pool is also interesting. You will be able to swim in it even in winter. If you want more extreme entertainment, then slide down the slides with different lengths. You can take advantage of the closed slide in the form of a pipe in the park. It goes out into the street. The slide has a length of 72 meters. You will also be able to roll down the slide-pipe. Its length is 45 meters. You will also make a descent from the 15-meter indoor slide-pipe.
Royal Castle, Warsaw

Exciting Hot Air Balloon Flight

Vacation in Warsaw will give you an unforgettable experience and the opportunity to conquer the height, going on a hot air balloon flight. The ticket price for the attraction is 400 PLN. You will fly at an altitude of 26 meters above the delightful landscape, experiencing an incredible feeling. If you want, you will choose the route of air travel. Balloon flight is available at any time of the day all year round. Therefore, you can enjoy the sunrise or sunset, being at a high altitude.
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Drive a Car “Monster Truck”

Do you love huge pickup trucks? Then you will have a chance to become a driver of the car "Monster Truck" in Warsaw. You will drive a car that has 1.5-meter tires. It has a big engine frightening with its roar. A professional instructor will accompany you. He will make sure that the journey on such a pickup truck will be not only exciting but also safe. You need to pay 130 PLN for the opportunity to use the "Monster Truck".
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Flying in an Aerobic Tube

You don't have to jump with a parachute to feel free fall. You can use the vertical aerobic tube in Warsaw. Such entertainment costs 150 PLN. It is a flight simulator that creates vertical airflow in the column so that you can soar. You will feel that you are making a free flight. Such entertainment is perfectly safe. It will remain in your memory for a long time.
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Get Vivid Impressions during Helicopter Sightseeing Tour

You can see Warsaw from a height, going on a helicopter sightseeing tour. The ticket costs 250 PLN. The flight is available daily at any time of the year. Therefore, you will decide when you will conquer the height. You will choose one of several helicopters, reaching a speed of 180-300 kilometers per hour. You will learn about the history of the city, admire the most beautiful views of Warsaw and take great photos during the flight.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Warsaw and surroundings

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Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Warsaw
♥   Restaurant 'Winosfera' Warszawa. Type - Modern cuisine. 1.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Platter by Karol Okrasa' Warszawa. Type - Modern cuisine. 2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Tamka 43' Warszawa. Type - Modern cuisine. 2.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Opasły Tom' Warszawa. Type - Polish. 2.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Concept 13' Warszawa. Type - Modern cuisine. 2.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Warsaw
♥   Castle 'Ujazdowski Castle' , 4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Warsaw and around
♥   Art museum 'Academy of Fine Arts Museum inside Czapski Palace' Warsaw, 1.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'National Museum' Warsaw, 2.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all palaces
Public palaces near Warsaw
♥   Palace 'Palace of the Four Winds' Warsaw, 0.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Sapieha Palace in Warsaw' , 0.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Tin-roofed Palace' Warsaw, 1.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Saxon Palace' Warsaw, 1.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Presidential Palace' Warsaw, 1.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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