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Old Town

Warsaw, Poland
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Ranked #4 of 157 Attractions in Warsaw
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Walking Areas, Cultural
Activities: City walk sightseeing
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Owner description: After being leveled when the Nazis left, this whole neighborhood of cobblestone Gothic streets and alleyways, baroque palaces, numerous churches and tiered burghers' houses were masterfully reconstructed to reflect the atmosphere of bygone days.
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Novi Sad, Serbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

These old town is very lovely and very old town square. These building are there to testify to the richness of medieval architecture. At the center of the square there is the statue of Mermaid of Warsaw a symbol of Warsaw.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

The architecture and squares are delightful, its difficult to image that this area was flattened in the war and then rebuilt in the original style - amazing

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

A few old buildings but just not tourist friendly, a man dressed as a bush dancing in a flowerpot to some radio station isn't what I had imagined considering the suffering this city went through during the war.

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Izmir, Turkey
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16 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

the old town had been destroyed during ww2 as warsaw city its own thats why there is not so much to see there.. its too small and nothing seems so interesting, just cafe and souvenir shops. number of people mentioned that houses are so charming at the old town but there is no suprising or impressive. maybe it can be... More

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Gibbs, Saint Peter, Barbados
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

Filled with old world charm. This delight is a lovely place to see. History surrounds this area and any history buff will be happy they stopped off here.

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Minsk, Belarus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

Charming streets and beautiful houses won't remain you indifferent. Even more staggering is that Poles built everything again from nothing after the Second World War.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

Although everything is fairly new as Warsaw was leveled during the Second World War, it still has its charm. They rebuilt it almost identically and the surroundings are lovely.

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Montana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

Beautyfull place to visit. Polish restaurant Dawne smaki is very good. Many attractions. Royal Castle, Zygmunt column, church. I will come back , for sure

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

I had a walk around old town on my first day in Warsaw. I was amazed at how the buildings had been preserved considering the destruction I had heard of from WW2. 90% of Warsaw was destroyed by the Germans but it's a testimony to the Polish how they managed to rebuild and replicate everything just the way it was.... More

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Phila, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 NEW

With 90% of Warsaw destroyed during WWII, there aren't many original landmarks. The palace has been rebuilt to replicate the original and St. Anne's is a pretty church on the edge. There are lots of restaurants on the road leading into the Old Town. Definitely worth a visit.

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