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Embassies
  • Austria (general), ulica Krupnicza 42, phone: 421 99 00 or 421 97 66, fax 421 67 37
  • Denmark, ulica sw Anny 5, phone: 421 73 80, fax 421 72 91
  • France (general), ulica Stolarska 15, phone: 424 53 00 or 424 53 50, fax 42 53 20
  • Mexico (honorable), ulica Wiedenska 72, phone: 636 52 59, fax 638 05 58
  • Germany (general), ulica Stolarska 7, phone: 424 30 00 & 424 30 15 & 424 30 39, fax 424 30 10
  • Peru (honorable), ulica Straszewskiego 28, phone: 423 10 82, fax 422 05 20
  • Russia (general), ulica Biskupia 7, phone: 422 26 47, fax 422 90 66
  • USA (general), ulica Stolarska 9, phone: 424 51 00 & 429 66 55, fax 424 51 03
  • Turkey (honorable), ulica Tomasza 31/11, phone: 422 97 53, fax 422 67 93
  • Ukraine (general), ulica Krakowska 41, phone: 429 60 66, fax 429 29 36
  • Hungary (general), ulica Marka 7/9, phone: 422 56 79, fax 422 47 84
  • United Kingdom & Northern Ireland (honorable), ulica Anny 9, phone: 421 70 30, fax: 422 42 64
For more information visit our Warsaw guide: http://warsaw.gayguide.net/
 
Health
Pharmacies
Information on Drugstores & Hospitals - phone: 422 05 11 (24 hours)

Hospitals & Doctors
  • University Hospital Information - phone: 424 70 00 (24 hours)
  • Emergency ambulance, ulica Lazarza 14, phone: 999 or 424 42 00
  • Dentist emergency: ulica Augustianska 13, phone: 292 33 00, or ulica Mogilska 121, phone: 413 04 66
  • International & National Medical Transport, phone: 0 - 606 944 360 (24 hours)
 
Shopping
Opening hours
Many shops have open 24 hours. Watch out for 'nonstop', or '24 godz.' or 'cala doba'. Normal opening hours general 10 am till 7 pm, Food 7 am till 8 pm, Supermarkets 6 till 10 pm.

Night shops: ulica Starowislna 1 `A&C` and ulica Stradom 21 `Oczko`

Tax-free shopping
There are three classes of VAT in Poland: 22 Percent, 7 Percent and 0 Percent. Eg alcohol in a restaurant has 22 Percent VAT. Books, taxis and education has 0 Percent.
Information on Tax- free Shopping at:
  • Global Refund Poland - ulica Swieradowska 44 B 02-662 Warszawa Phone +48 22 853 37 55/56/5758, Fax +48 22 853 37 61 Web page: http://www.globalrefund.pl/
 
Postal Service
The Polish Post has a official web page: http://www.poczta-polska.pl/. To post a normal size letter (114x162 mm, 110x220 mm) up to 20 grams inside Poland costs 1 PLN; to a European country 2.10 PLN; USA & Canada 2.30; Australia 3.10 PLN. A postcard costs the same like a normal size letter.
  • Main Post Office, ulica Westerplatte 20, Mondays to Saturdays 8-22, Sundays 9-15
  • Post Office at the Rail Station Kraków Glówny, Pl. Kolejowy 1, Mondays to Fridays 8-22
 
Laundry
  • Betty Clean, ulica Zwierzyniecka 6, phone: 423 08 48
  • Betty Clean, ulica Wielopole 28, phone: 429 21 02
  • ulica Starowislna 53, phone: 422 80 25
  • ulica Bozego Ciala, phone: 430 65 13
 
Museums & Galleries
Museums are generally open between 10 am and 3 pm.
  • Salt Mine in Wieliczka, Wieliczka, ulica Danilowicza 10, phone: 278 73 66
  • National Museum - Narodowe Museaum - Sukiennice, Polish Painting & Art Handcraft Gallery, Al. 3 maja 1, phone: 29 55 500, Tuesdays til Sundays 10-15.30. Sundays free entrance.
  • Gallery of the Polish Painting - Sukiennice, Rynek Glowny, Tuesdays to Sundays 10-15, phone: 422 11 66, On Sundays free entrance
  • Museum of the Czartoryski Princes (Da Vici, Rembrandt, Italina painting, handcraft), ulica Sw. Jana 15, phone: 422 55 66, Tuesdays to Sundays 10-15.30, Free entrance on Sundays (Da Vinci, Italian painting). Sundays 50 Percent discount (normal 5 PLN, students 2 PLN)
  • Wawel - Kings Palace (Zamek Królewski na Wawelu), (Cathedral, King's chambers, Sigismundus Bell, Lost Wawel, Treassure, Armory), Tuesdays to Saturdays 9.30-15, Sundays 10-15 (Free Enrance), Please note there is NO single ticket for all museums in Wawel. Mondays free entrance.
 
Tourist Information
  • Centre of Cultural Information - www.karnet.krakow.pl - ulica Sw. Jana 2 ( English, Deutsch), Mondays to Fridays 9 am til 6 pm, Phone: 421 77 78, Fax 421 77 31
  • Tourist Information in English, Mondays to Fridays 9 am til 9 pm, Saturdays & Sundays 9 am til 3 pm, phone: 93-19
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