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Castle Square (Plac Zamkowy): Tours & Tickets

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Located in Old Town, this picturesque open plaza was built in 1821 and features the King Zygmunt III column in its center.
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Junction ul. Miodowa and Krakowskie Przedmiescie, Warsaw, Poland
Stare Miasto
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This square is in front of the Royal Castle and features a tall column with a cross holding king's sculpture. After this area was also destroyed during WWII it has been totally rebuild in the same classic style. There are all kinds of tourists and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank RRaposoMiami
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you follow WWII history at all you will understand the importance of this castle to the Polish people. It was destroyed at the end of the war, for spite, by placing dynamite into holes in the foundation of the castle that had been drilled...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Stacey I
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely place to hang out, very calm and peaceful, full of restaurants, little shops with arty interesting things, most walkative free tours stat from this square, the guys with the yellow umbrella, There is a Chopin concert in the evenings at the museum in this...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank arathi0
Reviewed 1 week ago

Gorgeous square when the sun is out and is setting in the evening. The colours of all the roof tops come to life, the buskers are out and the vendors are a plenty. A real gathering place to people watch after a long day of...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank SenorGancho
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Castle Square is a must. It is the main entrance to Stare Miasto ( Old Town ), location of the Royal Castle, Sigismund's Column, St Martin's Church, the statues of Jan Kilinski and the Little Insurgent and the Bell of Kanonia as well as quaint...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pretty square in the Old town. views from here across to the National Football Stadium as the sunsets is amazing.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank coneyhouse
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth going to see - not a castle as you would expect, but still impressive. The Castle Square is often busy but not crowded, and there is plenty of space to enjoy the scenes and take pictures

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank theholmes14
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to have to pass through this square with its amazing architecture every day whilst staying nearby and were really impressed. This area was severely damaged by the Nazis and was lovingly rebuilt by the Polish people in the style of the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Ann H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The history behind this castle is amazing. Nearly leveled by the Germans in WWll it has been rebuilt to its grandeur. Funds for the rebuilding we donated by Polish citizens and from the EU. We were told that the project resurrected artisan skills from the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank 208reneec
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful Old town Square. Royal Castle sits o. Square with its column as meeting point. Square is big and spacious. Like that there are not too many panhandlers around and no fancy restaurants around. Just people relaxing around the square. One of the smaller squares...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Laura P
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Response from Piotr M | Reviewed this property |
it should cost around 50-60 PLN, but there is a direct bus from the airport 175 , to the Old Town and it costs 4,40 PLN
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