Attractions in Warsaw
Warsaw is a capital city of Poland and its biggest city. The city is located in the central part of Poland on the edge of the Vistula River. It is the 9th largest capital city in the European Union and it is famous for two noteworthy citizens – Marie Sklodowska – Curie, a physicist and chemist who won the Nobel Prize and Frederic Chopin who was a virtuoso pianist and composer.
The city has an excellent connection with European as well as worldwide cities because there are located two international airports in Warsaw. First is Warsaw Frederic Chopin Airport, which is the main airport and the second is Warsaw Modlin Airport, which has been opened in 2012. The tourists who want to discover the city have a possibility to purchase inexpensive flight tickets to Poland and find out the positive features of Warsaw.
The heart of the city
The landmarks of the city are definitely the Royal Castle and the Sigmund's Column. The Royal Castle is a castle which used to be an official residence of Polish kings. It is located at the Castle Square in the heart of Warsaw, near the Old Town.
The castle was constructed in the 16th centuries. However, on the grounds of the military activities it was annihilated. In 1944 there was an invasion of Poland by Nazi Germany when the castle was bombed and completely destroyed. Today, the tourists can admire the building which was reconstructed during the Communism time. In 1980, the Royal Castle together with the Old Town became the UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
While walking at the Castle Square, it is worth to look closer at the 22 metres tall column which is located at the square. It is the Sigmund's Column, dedicated to King Sigmund III Vasa. The column is made of bronze and granite and it was constructed in 1644. Unfortunately, the original version of the column was also destroyed during the Second World War.
The museum dedicated to Polish composer
Warsaw was an important place for Polish composer and pianist, Frederic Chopin. His music is considered to be masterpieces even today when the digital world is available for everyone.
In Warsaw is a museum dedicated to the composer. The museum does not only present the lifetime of Frederic Chopin but the visitors can experience the music, smell, light and various special effects which have been implemented.
The museum is located at Ostrogski Palace, at 1 Okolnik Street. It is opened from Tuesday to Sunday from 11am to 8pm. The museum is closed on Mondays.
The science museum
In Warsaw is located one of the most advanced science museum in Europe – Copernicus Science Centre.
The collection of the museum contains over 450 interactive exhibits which help to understand the difficult school subjects such as chemistry and physics and biology.
The museum is divided into 6 departments which are: On the Move, Humans and the Environment, Buzzz that is a gallery for preschool children, Lightzone, Roots of Civilizations and Re: generation that is a gallery for young adults. The museum is available for the visitors from Tuesday to Sunday.
Flight from Wroclaw to Warsaw
Warsaw is a capital city of Poland and its most populous city. It is a place which should be definitely visited by tourists who stay in Poland. Nowadays, the travellers have an opportunity to see Warsaw during their stay in Wroclaw, a city which is located in the southern Poland near German border. Although, the distance between the cities is not very immense, it is worth to choose travelling by plane because it is much quicker than travelling by car or by train. What is more, it is also more comfortable and excited way of travelling served by LOT Polish Airlines
All the necessary information on the flight from Wroclaw to Warsaw
The flight to the capital of Poland starts at Wroclaw Nicolaus Copernicus International Airport. The flight duration is about 1 hour, but it usually takes from 50 to 55 minutes to reach Warsaw, Frederic Chopin Airport. The flight is served under wings of Polish best carrier – LOT Polish Airlines which is a leading airlines in Poland. The tourists who want to fly with LOT Polish Airlines should be in a possession of valid identity card or a passport. There is no need to posses any additional documents because it is a domestic flight.
On the board of LOT's fleet
The journey to Warsaw is operated on Embraer 175. It is a modern aircraft which is frequently used in domestic flights in Poland. What is more, it was designed to serve also long distance flights. The aircraft is able to take up to 82 passengers on the board. The unique feature of the plane is the seat configuration. There is no implemented the traditional seat configuration 3+3 – the configuration has been modified and the middle seats have been removed. It helped to receive extra space for the passengers as well as for their hand luggage because the luggage compartments are usually designed for 3 bags.
Another advantage of choosing flight served by LOT Polish Airlines is the individual media system which is available for every passenger.
The media which are provided for the travellers are films and TV series. The list of titles is very long and the genres are also prepared for every age of the traveller. Moreover, there is also a huge choice of music and an in-flight magazine for the travellers who are bored with watching films or listening to music.
At the destination airport
The flight from Wroclaw to Warsaw finishes after almost an hour at Warsaw Frederic Chopin International Airport. The airport is located about 10 kilometres (6.2 miles) from Warsaw city centre and there are available few ways of getting to the heart of the city in a short time.
The most popular means of transport are buses and trains. There is also a possibility to make a use of individual airport transfer tailored to passengers' needs and expectations.
When it comes to municipal transport, there are provided 5 bus lines which serves the airport during the day as well as at night. The tickets can be purchased at Passenger Information Point in arrival halls and at ticket machines.
Transfer from Warsaw Airport
Warsaw is a capital of Poland and the most populous city of the country. The city is situated in the central Poland on the edge of the Vistula River. The present look of the city is quite modern because Warsaw was completely rebuilt after the Second World War. Nowadays, more and more people from all over the world want to discover Poland and its capital. The foreign travellers usually come to Poland by planes – in Warsaw are located two international airports – Warsaw Frederic Chopin Airport and Warsaw Modlin. However, the main airport is Frederic Chopin Airport which is located about 10 kilometres (6.2 miles) from Warsaw city centre. The transfer options have been prepared for every passengers' budget. It means that you can reach the Warsaw city centre spending few zlotys as well as few hundreds zlotys.
The journey to Warsaw city centre by individual airport transfer
It is obvious that the most comfortable way of travelling is by car. At the airport, the passengers are able to receive door-to-door services provided by experienced and well-qualified drivers who speak English perfectly. Moreover, the airport transfer can be booked in advance at the company's website.
The journey to the Warsaw city centre by municipal transport
The airport is served by 5 bus lines which take the passengers to Warsaw city centre and which call at near biggest hotels and tourist attractions.
The bus line 175 leaves the airport every day from 4:27am to 10:58pm. It goes to Warsaw city centre, to Krakowskie Przedmiescie and stops at Warsaw Main Train Station.
The bus line 188 departs airport daily from 4:47am to 11:18pm. The bus stops near underground stations and goes to Szaserow and Makowska streets of Warsaw.
The bus number 148 is available for the passengers every day from 4:34am to 10:35pm. It goes from the airport to Most Siekierowski street and Grochowska street.
The bus line 331 operates the airport from 6:13 am to 5:54pm and it stops at main streets of Warsaw city centre.
The bus number N32 is a night bus which serves Frederic Chopin Airport from 11:15pm to 4:49 am and it runs from the airport to Warsaw Main train station.
The journey to Warsaw City centre by train
The airport has been served by trains since 2012. There is located Warsaw Chopin Airport Railway Station beneath the terminal 1. The station is served by SKM (fast urban railway) and Koleje Mazowieckie (Masovian Railways).
The airport is operated by 2 SKM trains – S2 and S3. The S2 trains stop at train stations located in Warsaw City Centre such as Warsaw Aleje Jerozolimskie, Warszawa Zachodnia and Warszawa Srodmiescie. S3 train is a short version of S2 and it goes from Warsaw Airport to Warsaw Main Train Station.
The tickets for SKM as well as Masovian Railways are able to be purchased in several places such as: the passenger information point in the arrival halls, the ticket machines at bus stops and next to entrance to the train station, at ticket machines at SKM trains and from the bus drivers.
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