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Old Jun 3, 16, 8:13 pm
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Originally Posted by heraclitus View Post
What's the story on Praga these days? I remember last time I was in Warsaw ~10 years ago, there was still a very much "here be dragons" mentality about it in the tourist guides, like it was dangerous and best avoided. I ended up passing through on my way out by catching a train at Warszawa Wschodnia, and it didn't look bad at all.
There's nothing wrong with Praga. It isn't lively at night the way central Warsaw is. But there are still things to do in the daytime. The area near the zoo is nice. There's a nice park near the stadium. And the "beach" on the eastern banks of the Wisła get crowded in the summer months. I think it gets overlooked in the tourist sense because it is detached from the main part of the city by the river.
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