We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

University of Warsaw Library

Certificate of Excellence
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Dobra 56/66, Warsaw 00-312, Poland
Phone Number: +48 22 55 25 178
Website
Improve this listing

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 255 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 164
    Excellent
  • 76
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Lively hotspot with roof garden

Walk through the building, visit the café, see the exhibition and enjoy the garden. The roof garden is closed in winter.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
M B
,
Wageningen, The Netherlands
Add Photo Write a Review

255 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Wageningen, The Netherlands
Level Contributor
42 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Walk through the building, visit the café, see the exhibition and enjoy the garden. The roof garden is closed in winter.

Helpful?
Thank M B
Warsaw, Poland
Level Contributor
28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A cool place to hang out. Enjoy the rooftop garden, the view over the riverfront district (Powisle) and the river itself.

Helpful?
Thank mysteriousstranger
Warsaw, Poland
Level Contributor
8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

BUW is a must see place in Warsaw - both inside and outside of the library is a specialty of the menu of city's architecture. Grab a coffee or a cold drink on a sunny day and hang out in BUW's gardens :)

Helpful?
Thank Mart M
Vilnius, Lithuania
Level Contributor
57 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

No doubt it is one of the most interesting looking libraries at least in Europe. Best time to visit would be late spring or summer, because of the gardens and all the greens on the library. But inside you can find some interesting shops, interior is amazing. Worth to visit!

Helpful?
Thank Guste M
Rieupeyroux, France
Level Contributor
159 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

Loved my time walking around here, but sadly it is closed on a Sunday so what I could see and enjoy was limited. I plan to go back though the next time I am in Warsaw.

Helpful?
Thank FroidConfortFerme
Warsaw, Poland
Level Contributor
129 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

I think it's nice, but I wonder why some metalic stuff -maybe suggesting solar panels- is there without any apparent reason, why one or two sculptures/monuments are located there without any explanation of who made them and why are there, and maybe more plants and flowers would make thsi place even better of what it is. Still, compared with other... More 

Helpful?
Thank Alberto J
Denver, Colorado
Level Contributor
27 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

I traveled with three friends who are members of a garden club and they LOVED this. It was very unusual to see an entire Botanical Garden on the roof tops of University Buildings. We observed a rare breed of rooks (similar to ravens) living in the gardens. I enjoys the grapevines with tiny purple grapes. Lots of domes and windows... More 

Helpful?
Thank MindeeBrown
Athens, Greece
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

Very interesting roof gardens. Impressive modern constructions and building. Nice view to the Vistula River.

Helpful?
Thank mariamA5224YK
Manchester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

I was really looking forward to seeing the rooftop garden. I have a feeling it was closed due to the weather (I'm not sure) The building and the surrounding garden where still very interesting hopefully I will be able to go again.

Helpful?
Thank Jess F
Bialystok, Poland
Level Contributor
9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

Its an excelent place to see the whole city. I've been there a couple of times and I loved it. You can take a book, sit on the greass and just rest.

Helpful?
Thank lucaspozza

Travelers who viewed University of Warsaw Library also viewed

Warsaw, Mazovia Province
 

Been to University of Warsaw Library? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from University of Warsaw Library staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?