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2014 Honeynet Project Workshop
12-14 May 2014 | Warsaw

About Warsaw

Warsaw is a large city of about 1,600,000 people, with over 2,000,000 living in the Greater Warsaw area. It is located in central Poland on the River Vistula, near its confluence with the River Bug. The city stretches 29 km from west to east and 27 km from north to south, occupying a total area of 495 square km. Because of its status as the Polish capital, Warsaw is the main political, economic, cultural and academic centre of the country, with such significant institutions as the Warsaw Stock Exchange, the National Bank of Poland and the headquarters of many other banks and Polish branches of foreign companies, as well as all the key government institutions. The city is also the capital of the Mazovia Province. Warsaw lies in the heart of Poland, within the area of as many as four different geographical units.

Warsaw holds some of the finest institutions of higher education in Poland. It is home to four major universities, especially The University of Warsaw and Warsaw University of Technology, and over 62 smaller schools of higher education. The overall number of students of all grades of education in Warsaw is almost 500,000. The number of university students is over 280,000. Most of the reputable universities are public, but in recent years there has also been an upsurge in the number of private universities.

The history of Warsaw can be discovered by visiting many tourist attractions located around the city, e.g. the St. Mary's Church from the 1411 located in Warsaw New Town, which is one of the oldest buildings in Warsaw and one of the few remnants of Gothic architecture. Most of the city was leveled during World War II. After the war many of the historic streets, buildings and churches were restored to their original form.

More about Warsaw and some useful links:

Visit Poland
Things to do in Warsaw
Local life in Warsaw
About Warsaw
Warsaw Uprising
Chopin Museum
Copernicus Sc. Center
Gestapo HQ Museum
Marie Curie Museum
Royal Łazienki Museum
Palace of Culture and Science
Wilanow Palace Museum

Getting around:

Warsaw International Airport is located on the borders of the city. It is easily reachable by city train, bus and taxi. The fares are:

Bus/tram/city train/metro ticket, transfers between different types allowed:
- single ticket (valid for 75 min. ) ~ $1.5
- 24h ticket ~ $5
- taxi from/to airport: ~ $15

Various tickets price and appearence can be checked here

The most convenient way of transportation is public transport. There is a train going between Warsaw Airport and Central Train Station located in the city centre. From the Central Train Station to the JM Apart hotel is about 10 min, 5 stops by bus or ~20 min walk. Going from Warsaw Airport to the Hotel will cost $1.5 by public transport, because just one 75 min ticket will be sufficient.


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