Metropol Hotel Local Warsaw Attractions

A hotel located near main Warsaw attractions

Warsaw is a truly fascinating city with its Old and New Towns, protected old architecture alongside modern shopping malls, and love of culture mingled with a Communist disdain for all things beautiful, the city is a mixture of numerous influences and historic events. Constantly evolving and changing – while fiercely mindful of its turbulent past – there are many ways to explore this uniquely Central European city. Get the most out of your stay in Warsaw with a well planned sightseeing tour of the city.

Copernicus Science Centre

The largest science museum in Poland and one of the largest and most advanced institutions of this type in Europe. The complex offers permanent and temporary exhibitions, workshops and laboratories, multimedia planetarium and Discovery Park with open-air experimentation stations. It is erected on the bank of the Vistula River in the heart of Warsaw and offers great fun to families and individuals, both children and adults.

Wilanów Palace

It was built in the 17th century for the king John III Sobieski and was then enlarged by the following owners. The Palace survived the Poland’s partitions and both world wars and is one of the most important monuments in Poland, becoming the country’s royal and artistic heritage. Nowadays, throughout the year it hosts many cultural and artistic events both in the Palace and surrounding gardens.

Royal Łazienki

The biggest park-and-palace complex in Warsaw founded in 18th century by the last king of Poland, Stanisław August Poniatowski. It occupies 76 hectares of astonishing parks, where the monuments, sculptures, theatres and historical buildings have been gathered. Nowadays the Royal Łazienki is one of the most significant cultural centers in Warsaw. The famous Chopin monument is located opposite the main entrance to the park. During the spring and summer seasons there are the open-air piano concerts organized by the statue. The park is also home to peacocks and large number of the squirrel families.

Vistula River Boulevards

Located on the western side of the Vistula River, between the Waraw bridges. They offer many attractions to the families and individuals, including access to the Copernicus Science Center, promenade, pergolas and culinary concepts. They will lead you straight to the Old Town and Multimedia Park of Fountains.

Old Town (Stare Miasto)

This is the historic center and oldest part of the city, which was founded in the 13th century as the Prince's castle. During World War II 90% of it was destroyed, but thanks to its excellent restoration and recovery, in 1980 it was granted the status of a UNESCO World Heritage Site of Culture. Currently, it is a lively place, bustling with tourists and locals, and full of galleries, cafés and restaurants. Our hotel is a convenient 5 minutes drive from the Old Town.

Royal Castle (Zamek Królewski)

Built in the 13th century, rebuilt after the World War II and finished in 1984. The castle served as the residence of Mazovian princes. It has been renovated repeatedly and was destroyed completely during World War II. Today, the segment with the clock tower opens the way to the Old Town.

Frederic Chopin Monument

The monument stands near the main entrance to Łazienki Park when entering from Aleje Ujazdowskie, and it is one of the most recognisable and most often photographed places in Warsaw. During the spring and summer seasons there are the open-air piano concerts organized by the statue. The park is also home to peacocks and large number of the squirrel families.

Minor Basilica of the Holy Cross

Chopin died in France and a burial in his native land was not possible, therefore, his sister Ludwika - according to Chopin's expressed desire to have his heart laid to rest in a free Poland - brought just his heart to Warsaw. Today, the urn rests in the Basilica of the Holy Cross, in the pillar on the far left side of the nave.

Frederic Chopin Museum

The museum in the renovated Ostrogski Palace is the most modern biographical museum in Europe. The ticket to enter is actually an electronic card. By using it, one may hear commentary and information in several languages, and listen to music. The museum was specifically designed so that everyone can create their own sightseeing route and itinerary, in accordance with their personal interests.

Złote Tarasy shopping mall

One of the biggest shopping and entertainment complexes in Warsaw, offering many international brands shops, unique boutiques, modern cinema and restaurants.
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