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Ochota on the map of Warsaw
Location of bus termini in Ochota, Ursus and Włochy

Ochota [5] is a district of Warsaw. The name means "willingness". Ochota is further divided into Filtry, Rakowiec, Szczęśliwice and Stara Ochota (Old Ochota), which covers the traditional area of the district.

Get in[edit]

  • Main streets parallel to Vistula: ul. Żwirki i Wigury, ul. Grójecka-al. Krakowska
  • Main streets perpendicular to Vistula: ul. Wawelska-ul. Grzymały-Al. Jerozolimskie

See[edit][add listing]

  • The streets in a radiant layout around pl. Narutowicza.

Do[edit][add listing]

  • Szczęśliwicki Park (Park Szczęśliwicki) between ul. Drawska and ul. Włodarzewska is a large green area with some lakes.



  • There is an artificial slope (with artificial snow) in Szczęśliwicki Park.


  • OSiR Ochota ul. Rokossowska 10, tel. +48 22 572 90 70


  • Mera ul. Bohaterów Września 6/12, tel. +48 22 823 63 82


  • Teatr Ochoty ul. Reja 9, tel. +48 22 825 85 44

Buy[edit][add listing]

  • Blue City, Al. Jerozolimskie 179, [1]. A large, but somewhat bland mall. Its major advantage against other Warsaw malls is that it is not so crowded and less visited; perfect place to visit during the time of the sales.  edit
  • CH Reduta Al. Jerozolimskie 148 [6]. Shopping mall, adjacent to Blue City. Free hot-spot.

Eat[edit][add listing]



  • Jeff's, ul. Żwirki i Wigury 32, +48 (0/22) 82516 50 (fax: +48 (0/22) 875 39 10), [2]. American style restaurant with the stereotypical road sign novelties posted on the wall. The food is decent, especially for a cuisine that many Polish restaurants fail miserably at cooking. Huge breakfasts are served daily till 10 p.m. (1 p.m. at the weekends) for just 9 PLN.  edit


  • Meltemi ul. Opaczewska 43/1 (Kręgliccy). Greek.

Drink[edit][add listing]


  • Café Strauss Al. Jerozolimskie 45
  • Filtry Cafe ul. Niemcewicza 3 Good looking interior and tasty coffee


  • Luzztro al. Jerozolimskie 60
  • Paradise ul. Wawelska 5
  • Proxima Żwirki i Wigury 99a

Sleep[edit][add listing]


  • Astur Camping ul. Bitwy Warszawskiej 1920 15/17. Prices: 20 zł for a tent, 60 zł for a camping car.
  • Gromada Camping ul. Żwirki i Wigury 32, tel. +48 22 825 43 91



  • Hotel Jan III Sobieski, Pl. Artura Zawiszy 1, +48 (0/22) 579 10 00 (, fax: +48 (0/22) 659 88 28), [4]. Weekend rates start at 95 Euro with rates topping 695.  edit


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