Poland: Gay Warsaw, a friendly capital

Gay Warsaw: a beautiful city beyond any expectations, very cosmopolitan.

The Polish capital is an international fast moving capital proud of its history and its place in the world. Gay Warsaw manages to attract people from all over the world not only for tourism, but also for business.

I arrived the main station of Warsaw at night time. The lights of the city at night are shining. The Palace of Culture and Science, 231 metres high, dominates the urban landscape. It is the tallest building in Poland and the eighth tallest building in the European Union. The Soviet Union originally built the Palace as a gift to Polish population.

The amazing Gay Warsaw develops along the Vistula river. If you like jogging, just as me you should put on your running shoes and discover this amazing city first with a run along the river! The heart of the historical center heart is the huge Old Town Market Square. In the Square there are plaenty of sights and cafes. A interesting way to discover the Old Town of Gay Warsaw it is to join a Free walking tour. It is always helpful to get a first idea of the city and to be sure not to miss any must see spot!

Outside the Historical Centre of Gay Warsaw

Be sure not to stay only in the historical center of the city. In fact Warsaw is a big city full of gems. Do not miss the infamous Praga District! It is located on the other bank of the Vistula river, just in front of the Old Town. It is definitely worth a visit if you are curious, like me, and interested in breathing an old Sovietic atmosphere.

Gios Around Praga District
Gios Around Praga District

Many of its streets were undamaged during World War II. Fot this reason it is still possible to find some beautiful pre-war lamp-posts, sidewalks and original apartment blocks.

Warsaw is also very green! Parks are everywhere: you can walk for hours in the centre of the city from a park to the other, as almost a quarter of its area is comprised of fields, parks, green squares and lush gardens! I am a fan of green areas, so I found myself in the perfect environment, especially walking on the south side of the river, from a Saxon garden to the other.

To enjoy the sights of Warsaw from the top, walk up the stairs of St Anne’s Church, overlooking the beautiful central Zamkowy Square, and get an amazing view of the Old Town!

Scruffy Gios at Blok Bar - Gay Warsaw
Scruffy Gios at Blok Bar – Gay Warsaw

Being the capital of Poland, Warsaw is also very gay friendly! And the men…. oh the men! So beautiful, at least for me 😉 Gay bars and clubs are mostly around the center of the city. My favourite? I had much fun in the Blok Bar: I also won twice at Bingo in the same night… check it out 😉

Date of Last Visit: July 2015

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