2016/10/31

Travel: A Warsaw Guide for Minimalists

 Every City has its corners for minimal lovers, if you put enough efforts in searching for them. Although this is not the right word. I have visited Warsaw with a semi-local yet everything-knowing polish Girl and another friend of mine and we literally had the best time ever. We strolled the city for four days, ate incredibly much on a low budget and I made my first eurodance experience and petted around 10 different dogs in only four days. But this is a different story, we now want to focus on contemporary architecture and cool spots in Warsaw that you should not miss, if you ever have the chance to visit the polish capital city. I hope this short Warsaw city guide helps you to experience the most of the city:


The Jewish Museum, Muzeum Historii Żydów Polskich, POLIN

The Museum faces the memorial commemorating the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising of 1943. The winner of the architectural competition was Rainer Mahlamäki, of the architectural studio 'Lahdelma & Mahlamäki Oy in Helsinki, whose design was chosen from 100 submissions to the international architectural competition. The Polish firm Kuryłowicz & Associates was responsible for construction. The building's minimalist exterior is clad with glass fins and copper mesh. Silk screened on the glass is the word Polin, in Latin and Hebrew letters. Entry: 3€

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ul. Anielewicza 6 , 00-157 Warszawa



Muzeum Sztuki of modern Art

Despite the great visitor numbers, this museum will soon be shut down in order to open the new building. Still, this Museum has some striking features and east european charm and simplicity. If you´re around, you should definitely get some coffee and grab a book! Entry: For free or 3€

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ul. Pańska 3, 00-124 Warsaw, Poland




Politechnika Warszawska

This University has not only the highest number of manager-alumni in Poland, but also an amazing Interior: The monochrome floor consists of black and white marble while the roof is decorated in several shades of green and yellow glas. You can enter the building for free and spend hours there, strolling the hallways.

plac Politechniki 1, 00-661 Warszawa




The Area around the main central station: Besides shopping Opportunities and the cultural center, you can find a few skyscrapers and gals-covered modern buildings. Don't miss out on following locals and opening doors. The "Soho Area" in Warsaw contains a Neon Letter Museum. The industrial Area is something you definitely should visit. Mińska 25, 03-808 Warsaw







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