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The Barbican was once connected to the city walls and was a gateway into the Old Town but most of the fortifications that once encircled the city are gone and now is a tourist attraction.
It is a Gothic style design and very nice but...More
A great piece of history at the entrance to the city walls. Not possible to go inside at the time of our visit but the exterior is intact and the scale model adjacent to the wall entrance gateway shows the barbican and the surrounding areas...More
Located in the green park area between Glowny station and the old town centre! We walked past this building in route to something else! Building is huge and red brick built and is quite stunning close up! The
As a part of a defence line of several buildings the Barbican lies just outside the citygate and was used for (indeed); defence purposes.
We couldn’t go inside but it seemed that sometimes shows are being held inside.
The Barbican is one of only three such surviving fortresses still in Europe,it's by far the best preserved ,once part of the mighty defensive fortifications that encircled the city ,built in 1498 ,it was actually connected to the magnificent St Florian's Gate by means of...More
Nice protective barrier from centuries ago.
Put up as a control measure to deter invaders and to the prevailing winds that were raining trash constantly into the city.
Worth a walk around visit.
the Doctor Hit me with some BIG LOVE ❤️💕 and a...More
I was on foot from my apartment and was heading to the Old Town. I had to walk through the huge central park to reach there. The Barbican was situated right there as one of the outpost connecting to the city walls.
It is one...More