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Warsaw Barbican (Barbakan Warszawski)

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Sixteenth-century fortress, forming part of the medieval fortifications around the city of Warsaw, used to guard the northern entrance to the city, the Novomeijska Gate.
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ul. Nowomiejska, Warsaw 00-272, Poland
Nowe Miasto
+48 22 531 38 02
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We have one of the world's second long wall in Diyarbakır, Turkey after the great wall of China. And when i was doing my erasmus in Warsaw, these walls remind me the Diyarbakır walls kindly. :)

Thank gamzehelina
Reviewed 5 days ago

Stunning place and I took photo's as the sun was setting. Looks like there is work going on here which is good to see. Beautiful building and a lovely area to walk around too.

Thank Leanne C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Warsaw Barbican is very well restaured, beautiful and full of alleys and shops. Many artists regularly display their paintings there. I bought a beautiful one and recommended to take a look at their work. Love the medieval atmosphere inside the fortification. Highly recommended it!

Thank Luciane_Manteiga
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very interesting place to visit with great history and the way this was built was just amazing for the time. It has been very well kept and is a must see place to go

Thank Luvtotravel099
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here during our Walking Tour with Jacek who explained the significance of this attraction. Some parts of the walls had been repaired, other parts are still in progress during our visit. At the conclusion of our tour, I realized how near these walls...More

Thank LolaGo1
Reviewed August 21, 2018

As much (or rather as little) as anything is authentic in the Old Town, the Barbican is definitely worth seeing for being so picturesque, if nothing else. The streets and alleyways and courtyards around it are also worth exploring, especially along the walls/moat.

Thank phutty
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Loads of lovely restraunts and cafes around great vibe as well as things to watch and discover. People are very friendly.

Thank Padraig M
Reviewed August 18, 2018

The Warsaw Barbican is well restored, and feels very "Middle-agey". If you have some passion to history, castles/walls, it's a must visit.

Thank Cynicoren
Reviewed August 17, 2018

Ideal place to start your exploration of the old town: start at this gate and make your way inside. Don't forget a walk along the ramparts.

Thank Lady_IneP
Reviewed August 15, 2018

Not far from the main square of an old town, this is an old city gate. Just walk through it, see the street artist standing by.

Thank Marek P
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