Warsaw – Poland's cosmopolitan metropolis
Warsaw is Poland's capital city and a lively destination filled with history, culture, and buzzing nightlife. Poland's most prominent city since the 16th century, Warsaw is famed for its wide boulevards and beautiful architecture, which earned it the nickname ‘The Paris of the East'. The city was severely damaged during World War II, however many of the original buildings have been restored due to large-scale restoration works. As such, modern Warsaw provides a wondrous combination of classical and modern architecture, where modern skyscrapers peer over the red tiled roofs and baroque palaces of the Old Town.Warsaw's UNESCO listed Old Town is a treasure trove for visitors looking to experience the best of Polish culture and cuisine. Enjoy a traditional Polish meal in one of the city's restaurants or learn about the tumultuous history of the city and its people at the National Museum and the poignant POLIN Museum.