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Address: ul. Freta, Warsaw, Poland
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Description: Founded by John III Sobieski to celebrate his Viennese victory over the...
Founded by John III Sobieski to celebrate his Viennese victory over the Turks in 1683, this quiet open plaza features magnificent Renaissance architecture and the baroque church of the sisters of the Holy Sacrament.
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A nice place with restaurants, cafes and bars around. Also a few small shops and a church. Statues and usually a bit of people.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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Haugesund, Norway
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Haugesund, Norway
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300 reviews 300 reviews
93 attraction reviews
173 helpful votes 173 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

A nice place with restaurants, cafes and bars around. Also a few small shops and a church. Statues and usually a bit of people.

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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79 reviews 79 reviews
50 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

New Town Square is the heart of the New Town of Warsaw (still very old). It is different from Old Town Square in the fact that it is much quieter and not surrounded by bars and restaurants. A place to escape the crowds of the Old Town.

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Warszawa, Polska
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356 reviews 356 reviews
269 attraction reviews
252 helpful votes 252 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I really like the new town square, the trees, the shades and nice cafeterias around. It's worth strolling around the streets nearby, going down to the fountains etc.

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Georgetown, TX
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113 reviews 113 reviews
54 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We took a taxi from the Hilton to the "Mamaison Hotel Le Regina" right on the edge of New Town (New Town is similar to Old Town except that it was built outside of the Old Town walls). There's a park overlooking the Wisla River with benches for a brief rest break. From there, walk back towards the hotel, turn... More 

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Krakow, Poland
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37 reviews 37 reviews
28 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

It is not so crowded as the old town market but the restaurants here are much better (but still expensive). In the summer every saturday there is a old/handmade things market!

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Warsaw, Poland
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53 reviews 53 reviews
23 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

This might be exactly opposite of Old Town Square as it's much less crowded place although for a few centuries (New Town is over 600 years old) it was one of most important spots in Warsaw (the city hall was located there until 1801) and the square was much bigger. Now, this is the place for romantic stroll or a... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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1,120 attraction reviews
777 helpful votes 777 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

The new Town Square was by far the most pitiful place we visited in Warsaw. We were day around noon and the place was empty. And I don't mean almost empty. The place was 100% deserted! Not even the town's drunk was there, nor even the birds. It's as if everyone just vanished. Needless to say, as there was absolutely... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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116 reviews 116 reviews
52 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

Not much to see but a nice place to walk around or sit and relax when the weather is nice. .........

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Warsaw, Poland
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70 reviews 70 reviews
30 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

There is much space on the New Town Square that has not regular but interesting shape and is in fact quite lively. The near by some churches represent different style of architecture. Besides you can enjoy different kind of gastronomy because of so many restaurants in that area. In summer months there are weekend markets with fresh food products, hot... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2012

Don't know what is wrong. It is just empty. Nobody uses it's potential I think...

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