The gardens of Wilanów Palace

Warsaw has plenty of tourist spots that are located outside the center – one of them is a Wilanów Palace that is located in Wilanów area – known for the fact that it is considered to be one of the richest areas of Warsaw. The palace area is well maintained and what is especially eye catching are the gardens around it.

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SDK – unusual building full of culture

Everyone knows the famous Palace of Culture and Science which is located just next to the Central Train Station in Warsaw. But many people do not know that in Poland there are many smaller places that are made for the people from the certain districts. They are called “domy kultury” which can be literally translated as “the houses of culture” but they are small cultural centers. One of these is Służewski Dom Kultury and it is somehow special and worth visiting.

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The banks of Wisła river

The biggest river in Poland is called Wisła (some people might refer to it as Vistula as well since it’s an English name of it). It goes from the South to the North of the country. It also goes through Warsaw and in the summer it becomes one of the central spots of the city.

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Can libraries attract tourists? BUW can!

This weekend was rather calm for me, yet not quiet – NATO summit that took place in Warsaw made the people dissapear, but the city was full of police, security and helicopters flying above my block. Fortunately, it all ended on Saturday, so I could spend some time in empty Warsaw on Sunday. I decided to go to Wisła river’s area and one building that is very, very special.

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