"A City of Contrasts" Warsaw by travelnurse21
Warsaw Travel Guide: 2,964 reviews and 7,149 photos
The first thing I noticed when I landed in Warsaw was that it really was a city of contrasts. I rode the taxi from the airport to the hotel, and noticed the drab, gray, concrete buildings, still very reminiscent of the communist hold on Poland. Yet, when I walked from my hotel in Centrum to the Old Town Square, I passed by a beautiful park, tall, glass buildings, and a plethora of restaurants.
In Warsaw, I saw a city that was quickly moving forward, embracing diversity, new technology and cuisines...yet I also saw a city that was still struggling to shake off its dramatic past.
- Pros:the warm, friendly people, mild climate, moving history
- Cons:language barrier
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