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The Beautiful Parks & Gardens of Warsaw, Poland

This is your ultimate guide to the parks and gardens in Warsaw all written by a local native.

Warsaw University Rooftop Garden

The UW Library garden, designed by Irena Bajerska, was opened on June 12, 2002. It is one of the largest and most beautiful roof gardens in Europe with an area of more than 10,000 m2, and plants covering 5,111 m2. As the university garden it is open to the public every day from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m (from November 1 – March 31, from 9 a.m. till 3 p.m.). It is a perfect resting place not only for Warsaw University students and employees, but for all other people. The garden consists of two parts: an upper garden (2,000 m2) and a lower one (15,000 m2) connected by a stream and a water-cascade.

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Pole Mokotowskie

Pole Mokotowskie (Polish for “Mokotów Field”; often erroneously referred to by newcomers to Warsaw in the plural form, Pola Mokotowskie, “Mokotów Fields”) is a large park in Warsaw. Part of it is called “Józef Piłsudski Park.”

Located between Warsaw’s Mokotów district and the city center, the park is one of the largest in Warsaw. Pole Mokotowskie was also, until 1934, the site of Warsaw Airport and, until 1939, of the Warsaw Horse Racing Track.

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Park Szczęśliwicki

Park was designed and created in 1961. Built on landfills and rubble of the city after World War II. The park’s name comes from existing in the time of the sixteenth century. Village – Szczęśliwic and the aim of the park was to become a place for recreation and relaxation.

Park is a place of sports – recreation. During the year there are numerous events and festivals. Another cool thing to note is the park provides free WIFI.

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Park Skaryszewski

Skaryszewski Park is an urban, monumental park located in the Praga Południe district of Warsaw. The park was designed and created by Franciszek Szanior in 1905

Skaryszewski Park is situated on the right bank of Vistula River. It occupies 58 ha, an area formerly made of meadows and pastures which previously belonged to the village of Skaryszewin the 17th and 18th centuries

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Park Bródnowski​

The park was construed from start to finish in two years, the completion date being 1976 year. The project engineer, Stefania Traczyński described the park as a way to fill the needs of the inhabitants of this part of the capital. Park Bródnowski​ now has playgrounds for children, playgrounds for basketball, volleyball and good quality cycling paths.

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Park Józefa Polińskiego​

Park. Józefa Polińskiego – one of the largest parks in the city in the Warsaw district of Praga-South . The park was opened in 1962 at the site of previous allotments. In 2015 and 2016 the park underwent a complete revitalization, in which was fenced, built for dogs, modern playground and a fountain.

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