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Royal Castle

Pl. Zamkowy 4, Warsaw, Poland (Stare Miasto)
+48 22-657-21-70
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Ranked #9 of 143 attractions in Warsaw
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Castles, Historic Sites
Owner description: Serving as the central building of the Polish Commonwealth for many centuries, this castle was rebuilt after it was dynamited by German troops after... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Atlanta, Georgia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

lovely place to visit with older kids. As much as the soviets tried to undermine Poland, it is clear to see they had a beautiful tradition and kingdom. Castle is full of surprises and pieces of art. A MUST VISIT!!!

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Wilkesboro, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

The Warsaw Royal Castle was reconstructed after it was destroyed in WWII. It has been furnished with period pieces where possible. There is an extensive art gallery, too.

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Vienna, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

The castle is much like other castles that we have seen in other countries but this one is special since it was destroyed during the war and recreated. Many items were saved and are on display now.

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Albion Park, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The history in the castle was unbelievable. To think it survived the war was amazing. Beautiful art.

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

located within the old square, this unusual building consisting of very many different periods of architecture is well worth a visit.At 11.15 a.m. each day a person appears from the tower , blowing on his trumpet a national tune, which remembers when the palace was bombed & the clock stopped at 11.15a.m. Take the guided tour, it is well worth... More

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Lincolnshire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014 via mobile

As a tribute to the spirit of Warsaw this is a splendid monument but because of its recent construction lacked soul I felt. We visited on a Sunday when entrance was free.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Visited this beautiful castle with a tour group. Well worth the time. The castle itself is beautiful and the tour guides informative and anxious to answer questions. Although damage was devastating to the castle during WWII, the renovation obviously was done with great care. Definitely try to include this wonderful center of history in your tour.

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Maroochydore, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This place is amazing when you see how it has been recreated from rubble left by the Germans after WWII. A must see.....

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Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Visited this palace during a day tour of Warsaw. It was on the list of must see places and I can see its appeal. It is very picturesque with a lot of history. The history of what ocurred during WWII is very tragic, but it is good to see the quality of work that brought this palace back to the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

The Polish people have done a remarkable and authentic reconstruction of the Royal Castle as it must have been before its destruction. Read up on the history before you go and again after you have been, to learn more about the tragic history of this building and the Royal family.

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