Warsaw–Modlin Mazovia Airport is a former military airfield that now serves as a civilian airport, particularly an international airport for Warsaw, Poland. The airport was intended to be used by low-cost carriers, and currently operates as a focus city for Ryanair. The airport resides at an elevation of 341 feet / 104 metres above mean sea level.
Copernicus Science Centre - The science centre features interactive exhibitions on modern science communications, designed for children, adolescents, parents, teachers, and other adults. The centre also hosts science workshops, discussions and debates, and other activities to spark the curiosity of its guests. Copernicus Science Centre houses six permanent exhibitions.
Warsaw International Film Festival - The annual major film festival in Warsaw is held every October since 1985. The programme includes the International Competition, Free Spirit Competition, Documentary Competition, Shorts Competition, Master's Touch, Discoveries, and Family Cinema Weekend. All films presented at the festival are automatically eligible for the Audience Award.
Warsaw Uprising Museum - The Warsaw Uprising Museum is an interactive museum that focuses on the Warsaw Uprising of 1944. It collects and showcases artefacts relating to the Uprising, which was initially supposed to last only three days but went on for over two months. Inside the museum is a short 3D film that simulates flying over the destroyed city of Warsaw.
Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw - Another museum in Warsaw features over 200 artworks by contemporary Polish and foreign artists.
Heavens of Copernicus - The Heavens of Copernicus or Niebo Kopernika is a modern planetarium that provides sky displays, film projections, and even lectures and discussions. The planetarium also has its own production studio for creating the shows displayed on its spherical screen that has a diameter of 16 metres and weighs approximately three tonnes. The screen is suspended over the audience using gigantic chains for an interesting show of the night sky.
How to get around within Warsaw
Warsaw is well-served by a bus system, and will take passengers to any part of the city, considering you got the bus with the right route. Ask the driver in case you have doubts. Buses can be hailed off the street (just wave your hand), and you can inform the driver that you want to get off by pressing the red stop button on the bus. Night buses are available.
Be careful when choosing taxis, as there are taxis that are officially registered and non-taxi carriers. Registered taxis have a set rule for fares that include the additional charges, and the driver is required to give the passenger a receipt upon request. Tipping is not obligatory or customary. On the other hand, non-taxi carriers (which normally go under the guise of being a taxi) charge their passengers however they please. In order to distinguish the two, know that registered taxi drivers will not approach you to ask you to avail of their service. They will also have their taxi number written on the front door, and the base fare is displayed on the passenger door window.
How to get there
Warsaw–Modlin Mazovia Airport is well served by the airline Ryanair. It offers flights to several destinations worldwide, including but not limited to Athens, Barcelona, Bristol, Dublin, East Midlands, Liverpool, London, Madrid, Manchester, Rome, and Stockholm. The other airport that serves Warsaw is Warsaw Chopin Airport, an international airport that caters to major airlines.
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