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Castle Square (Plac Zamkowy)

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 features the King Zygmunt III column in its center.
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  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“meeting point” (19 reviews)
Junction ul. Miodowa and Krakowskie Przedmiescie, Warsaw, Poland
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

So much of Poland was destroyed during and after World War ll that the Old City a testament to the people of Poland. Yes, it is a tourist attraction, but it is well worth seeing. Restaurants, shops street vendors and more.

Thank kevenfreedman1969
Reviewed 5 August 2017

My husband and I visited this square when we were in Warsaw recently. There had been some important meetings earlier in the day at the Castle and consequently parts of the square were still roped off. However, people were walking around, going in some shops...More

Thank muffinAvon
Reviewed 3 August 2017

This is the entrance to the Old Town and Royal Castle with Sigmund's Column at the entrance. This is also the beginning of the most interesting street off the Old Town

Thank char5656
Reviewed 28 July 2017

I didn´t expect such large roads, I was surprised it had a church so importante inside/ on the precint, I loved the chuirch; and the castle has a huge yard, nice, big space. The way up to it is also a discovery, so it is...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2017

Your breath will be taken away when you enter the square. The beautiful architecture, people, outdoor cafes, food vendors...

Thank septicgeo
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

With its colors and buildings, this is surely the most beautiful square in the world! Spacious and stacked with magnificent smal buildings, an explosion of colours! Luckily, my hotel was the Castle Inn which is right in the heart of this square so i wandered...More

Thank Sam D
Reviewed 27 July 2017

The square is very pretty- the buildings of the old town are very picturesque and you can go into the castle.

Thank B T
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Excellent and central place to enjoy the heart of Warsaw. Wander around, sightsee the castle and old walls, watch activity on the square, enjoy the view and have a nice bear and local dumlpings on one of the terraces.

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 24 July 2017

There is so much history to be found here - you must stop when in town. The square is clean and simple but for a photographer there are some unique shots available.

Reviewed 22 July 2017

The castle square welcomes visitors and citizens to the old town of Warsaw offering them a breathtaking view as soon as they approach it. The column of King Sigismund, the royal castle, and Barbican along with other magnificent buildings are quite photogenic. There are music...More

Thank Nimish G
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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
24 November 2015|
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