St. Florian PLACES The Cathedral Basilica of St. Michael the Archangel and St Florian the Martyr, was built in 1886-1901according to the design of Józef Pius Dziekoński. The building was to represent a counterweight to the nearby Orthodox church, with its neogothic forms referencing Polish national architecture, such as the Vistulan Gothic Style. more Cosmetics in Prague PLACES If anyone wanted to prove that there was a more hygienic district in Warsaw than Pragam he would fail miserably. In the rich Praga industrial tradition, the cosmetics industry played a major role. more Róża about Skaryszewskiej INTERVIEWS Ms. Róża takes us on a journey through an animated album of memories. A resident of a tenement house on Skaryszewska Street, where she has lived since 1945, she will talk about the Terespol Railway Station and Skaryszewska 8, where during the occupation a transit camp was located, used by the Germans to detain people sent to work in Germany.
Under the Watchful Eye of Mary PLACES The Praga chapels, the mute witnesses of the history which took place in the gardens they overlook, in tenement houses and on Streets, are present throughout the district. They constitute evidence of the attachment of Praga residents to religious values and the Marian cult, but also have a symbolic value for its inhabitants and are considered by many be an element of the Praga identity. more An Alcohol Dispensary not only for Connoisseurs PLACES The Praga Centre ‘Connoiseur’ is an example of an incredibly successful adaptation of the neogothic buildings of an old alcohol factory, completed by modern buildings harmoniously combining into the fabric of the cityscape. more The Praga Rail Empire PLACES Prague is a real Mecca for railway enthusiasts! The construction of two railway stations in the nineteenth century - the St. Petersburg and Terespolski railway stations was a milestone for the development of this part of Warsaw, but also a source of problems. more Artistic Praga
ROUTES We begin our walk from Bliska Street in Kamionek. It was originally a road to the village of Kamion, and it gained its current name in the 19th century. At 23 Bliska St. there is a mural painted on the gable wall of the tenement in July 2014 as part of the Street Art Doping 2015 festival. This festival is one of the most acclaimed street art events in Poland. more