Warsaw truly is beautiful!
It's so beautiful that you need to get a picture in all of these Instagram spots!
Warsaw is the centre of Europe and known as indestructible. Surviving multiple occupations, soviet control, and the warsaw uprising, it’s a city that has always rebuilt. It has been responsible for some amazing contributions to the world; musically such as Chopin, for Film with the invention of the first movie projector and even medicine with world-famous french-pole Marie Curie. Despite its fractious and turbulent past, it has a bright and exciting future which means it should be 100% on your next travel plans!..not to mention it looks great in a photo 😉!
Visit Warsaw and see why it’s the city that “Contemnit procellas”; (“It defies the storms”).
1) Gdanski Bridge
- Location Most Gdański, 00-280 Warszawa, Poland
Built on the old supports of the Citadel Rail Bridge, which was obliterated during the Second World War, the double-decker Gdanski bridge. The top-level comprises a 4 lane road with pavement however the lower level with two tram tracks, a footpath and a cycle lane provide the symmetry and clean lines for the most amazing backdrop.
2) Warsaw University Library Rooftop Garden
- Location obra 56/66, 00-312 Warszawa, Poland
- Opening Hours 9am - 8pm Summer 9am - 3pm Winter
This gorgeous rooftop garden not only gives a great view of the city and river Vistula but a breath of fresh air in an otherwise concrete jungle of brutalist architecture. A hub of technology, research and academia, photographic inspiration is sure to strike!
3) Neon Muzeum
- Location ul. Minska 25 Building 55, Warsaw 03-808
- Opening Hours Mon - Fri 12:00 - 17:00, Sun 11:00 - 17:00 Sat 12:00 - 18:00
A more unusual place to visit, this museum is dedicated to documenting, preserving and showcasing cold war neon signs! Strange as it may be, however, the bright lights and vibrant colours make any photo stand out!
4) Palace of Culture and Science - Pałac Kultury i Nauki (PKiN)
- Location plac Defilad 1, 00-901 Warszawa, Poland
- Opening Hours Viewing Platform: 10am - 8pm
- Admission Adult: 20pln (€4.35) Discount 15pln (€3.25)
Originally named the “Joseph Stalin’s Palace of Culture and Science”, this building was a gift from the soviet union to Poland. However, when destalinization happened, the name was changed and the building repurposed into an exhibition centre and office complex. It currently contains a multiplex cinema, 4 theatres, 2 museums, bookshops and even a large swimming pool! Most famous however is its viewing platform, at 374ft, on the 30th floor which gives an amazing panoramic view of the city and a fabulous landscape for your feed!
5) Hala Koszyki
- Location Koszykowa 63, 00-015 Warszawa, Poland
- Opening Hours 9am - 9pm Every day except Sunday 9am-8pm
Hala Koszyki is a stunning historic indoor market which was revamped in 2016. With over 18 restaurants, a yoga studio and even a gorgeous art gallery, it’s a hit with locals and tourists alike. If you head up to the first floor terrace, you get a wonderful view of the exposed wrought iron roof which makes a lovely background for your insta pics!