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Castle Square (Plac Zamkowy)

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Neighbourhood: Stare Miasto
As featured in 3 Days in Warsaw and 1 other guide
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Address: Junction ul. Miodowa and Krakowskie Przedmiescie, Warsaw, Poland
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Located in Old Town, this picturesque open plaza was built in 1821 and...

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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Good in old town

When you go to old town ,you will see it and feel it is necessary to takr photos there.a beautiful historic place beside the royal castel.you also have a good view to city from... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Tehran, Iran
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When you go to old town ,you will see it and feel it is necessary to takr photos there.a beautiful historic place beside the royal castel.you also have a good view to city from the bridge.

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful square, in the heart of interesting places. Close to it you can find old town, restaurants' square with the little fountain. Also there are beautiful old buildings and the wall, you can see the panorama with the sport stadium that has good lightening in the evening. For sure must to visit place and to walk around it.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful place you can see at the first sight when arriving in Warsaw! Really quiet in spite of the tourists but no car around is just relaxing... On a sunny day chilling on a terrace is extremely enjoyable!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting buildings and lot's of little cafe's and restaurants nearby, beautiful in the March sunshine, and a good starting point for a wander around the area, architecture and souvenir shops, a multitude of people gather here and good views of the area

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

During summer it's really cool to chill there and just watch the rush of other's people life. Localisation is just perfect- really nice places and restaurants around 😊

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Peterlee, United Kingdom
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Beautiful square in the manager dale of the city. Lots of restaurants and bars and very atmospheric , even in the rain!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great atmosphere, day or night. Look out for saxophinist playing at the floodlights to the castle giving great photos of him and his shadow. Be sure to give him some monetary recognition.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wonderfully reconstructed after WW2. So many buildings and monuments were destroyed by the bl**** Nazis, that they have done a wonderful job in reconstructing it and painting it again in all the beautiful pastel colours. The main features are Sigismund's Column and The Royal Castle. We did the Free Walking Tours of Warsaw, which I also thoroughly recommend and nearly... More 

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It's like you go back in time or you are living in an episode of Nils Holgersson.... truly magnificent!

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Reviewed 24 March 2017

Instead of going to the public NY display and live music event in the New Town we hung out here. Good atmosphere with the locals setting off lots of fireworks near the Christmas tree. Also views across the river and firework displays from there.

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