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Royal Castle

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Address: Pl. Zamkowy 4, Warsaw, Poland
Phone Number: +48 22-657-21-70
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Description: Serving as the central building of the Polish Commonwealth for many...
Serving as the central building of the Polish Commonwealth for many centuries, this castle was rebuilt after it was dynamited by German troops after the Warsaw uprising, and has been rebuilt to recreate the original castle's 17th-century architecture and interiors.
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something for art lovers

Must see for art lovers. Gallery inside contains paitings, rugs, cutlery. Its national monument of Poland. Royal residence for the last Polish kings. In the castle's interiors u... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Must see for art lovers. Gallery inside contains paitings, rugs, cutlery. Its national monument of Poland. Royal residence for the last Polish kings. In the castle's interiors u can really feel like 200 years ago.

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Wallasey, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Although the décor was fantastic the staff were terrible, we felt rushed around and chased out by the staff. Everything appeared to be an inconvenience for them.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

They did a great job. The palace is one of the remainders of the impressive period before the wars. It is a rare symbol of the past, after that dreadful destruction of a whole country.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

The old town of Warsaw was obliterated in WWI and restored after the war but it wasn't until the fall of communism that the castle was restored. That they have managed to restore it in such painstaking detail is the most interesting thing about it - the upholstered panel behind the throne with the embroidered gold Polish eagles was recreated... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

A great place! Beautifully restored and full of unique and interesting rooms and treasures. The passion of the employees in spiriting away some of the works of art before the Nazi's came is just one aspect of an incredible history highlighted in the museum. Most objects have very interesting stories about how they survived WWII and the many invasions of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Most of Royal palace is rebuilt after it was ruined in World War II. This palace is big and has a lot of nice paintings and history. You keep on going from one room to another wondering how kings and queens used to live their life !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Well, very nice castle, but maybe from outside don't show too much. But really worthy to buy a ticket and visit inside, amazing! :)

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Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

If no one mentioned that this is a newly reconstructed castle after WW2, we can never imagine this nicely restored building which is a tell tale of Poland history is actually new. It also houses a small but great art gallery with many nice art pieces.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Beautiful castle and even more beautiful square.The whole atmosphere there is inspiring and peacefull

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015 via mobile

The Royal Castle was rebuilt only during the seventies. I don't really like castle interiors, so I visited only the art gallery- a little cute gem with 2 great Rembrants and a Little Kranach.

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