Warsaw - Poland 's largest city which has been the capital for four centuries - with a rich history, interesting historical monuments and a fascinating present, is located in the heart of Poland , close to the geometrically calculated centre of Europe. Warsaw today is a busy metropolis, the seat of the highest national authorities, the most important administrative, scientific and cultural centre of the country as well as one of the main industrial and business centres. Foreign and international agencies are located here, as well as the seats of national political, professional, economic, social, artistic and religious organisations.
It is easy to travel to Warsaw from many places all over the world. One of the most modern airports in Central Europe - Warszawa Okecie - provides direct connections to many cities on all the continents. At the airport there is exclusive Hotel Courtyard by Marriott and about 800m away from the airport there are also Airport Okecie Hotel and Gromada Airport Hotel. Convenient and fast Euro City trains run between Warsaw and Berlin , Vienna , Prague and Moscow. Located Vis-á-vis the railway station is located is a 5 stars Marriott Hotel and Holiday Inn Warsaw. Convenient roads run from West to East and from South to North just like ancient continental trade routes. The convenient location and attractiveness of Warsaw make it a place which almost every tourist visits while in Poland . Everyone will find something interesting here. First of all, the historical monuments. The Warsaw Old Town is on the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage list. The walls of the Royal Castle remember the times of passing the first in Europe and the second in the world constitution in 1791 which gave the foundations for a modern state. The Royal Route runs from the Royal Castle through Krakowskie Przedmieście Street , Nowy Świat Street and Aleje Ujazdowskie Street . On the picture below to the left is the most luxurious hotel in Warsaw - Le Royal Meridien Bristol - located on the Royal Route. Beautiful palaces, churches, houses, statues and parks will temp you to get off at every stop.
The most beautiful of the parks - Lazienki - the summer residence of the last Polish king - Stanislaw August Poniatowski - is the favourite place for walks of the inhabitants of Warsaw as well as tourists. On Sundays from May until October Chopin concerts take place by the Chopin monument in the beautiful scenery of the Lazienki park. The Royal Route ends on the outskirts of the city, in Wilanów - another wonderful former residence of one of the Polish kings - Jan III Sobieski. Here in summer you can also listen to classical music concerts. Warsaw is, however, not only monuments. It is also the cultural capital. There are over fifty museums here and over fifty galleries, as well as over thirty professional theatres. Owing to the important role of the National Philharmonic, Warsaw is the main music centre of the country. Many international festivals and competitions take place here every year, such as the renowned Frederic Chopin International Piano Competition, International Modern Music Festival "Warsaw Autumn", International Jazz Festival "Jazz Jamboree" and Warsaw Summer Jazz Days.
Warsaw is well prepared to receive guests. The network of information boards and a unified sign system which were introduced last year make getting around the city easier. There are 20 thousand beds waiting for tourists in about 100 buildings. 90% of these are hotels (reserve online using our warsaw hotels webpage), 7% - campings and 3% are hostels. Since the mid 80s international hotel chains have been interested in investing in Warsaw and such chains as Holiday Inn, Intercontinental, Marriott, Mercure, Sheraton, Ibis were build; the city is still considered a good place for new investments. Hotels which we can recommend are: Polonia Palace, Westin and Radisson SAS Warsaw. The highest category hotels are well prepared to serve tourists who come to the capital city for business purposes. The Hotel rooms and conference rooms meet the world standards. A great number of various restaurants offer traditional Polish food which enables tourists to discover old Polish dishes as well as cuisine from different parts of the world. There are also cafes, pubs, night clubs and discotheques. See you in Warsaw.