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Old Town

Warsaw, Poland
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Ranked #4 of 153 Attractions in Warsaw
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Walking Areas
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Owner description: After being leveled when the Nazis left, this whole neighborhood of cobblestone Gothic streets and alleyways, baroque palaces, numerous churches and... more » 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. « less
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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 NEW

It doesn't take long to walk by the Old Town. You can trip from one end to the other within 10 minutes and you may visit all the streets within a couple of hours. It is very interesting place with historical treasures of Warsaw. Lots of caffes and restaurants makes it even more magical. It’s the best place to romantic... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 NEW

Title says it all really, took the longish walk from the city centre out to old town, would recommend this over getting a taxi as it's a lovely walk. Lots of historic buildings, museums, shops, al fresco cafés. What more could you want for a day trip? Even managed to catch a baroque style concert in an old cathedral. If... More

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

This area of Warsaw was badly damaged during World War II as was most of the city. However, it was rebuilt in the 1950's based on paintings by the Italian painter Canaletto. Although Canaletto reportedly took some liberties with his paintings, the area has been carefully restored and is worth a visit

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

I live not far from this place and was here more then 100 times. the place is really nice with a lot of something going on.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

wonderful restoration,walk its streets and enjoy the beauty of its buildings.Enjoy a drink at the cafes in the square altoughty touristyas we are tourist at the end.

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West Bend, WI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Much more than I expected! Cute cafes--amazing buildings. We really enjoyed it. Amazing how it got reconstructed after the war.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Lots to do just walking around old town. Lots of food styles and places to sit down, have a beer or coffee and watch the crowds go by while relaxing in the vibe of the old world.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

If you're in Warsaw you must take the time to have a walk around and through the Old Town. The reconstruction is truly fantastic after the sheer level of destruction, though that's pretty much true of all of Warsaw. Take in the streets the churches and shops that cater to the visitor with everything from souvenirs through to antiques. Loaded... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

Considering actual Old Town was flattened by the Germans after the Warsaw Uprising (1944) and rebuilt, precisely in old style, better actually, it is truly deserving of UNESCO status.

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

It's a little too crammed with individuals selling wares to tourists, though. Break dancers, bubble blowers, cheap stuff for sale..you've seen it in one city, you've seen it in all. It's a shame they don't keep that in one area, but it has infiltrated to every corner. I'd have liked to admire the beauty of the Old Town's square with... More

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