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King Sigismund's Column (Kolumna Zygmunta)

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Reviewed August 14, 2019 via mobile

One of Warsaw's best known monuments, this column stands tall in Plac Zamkowy as you reach the old town. It's very popular as a meeting point for people as it has black steps you can sit on at its base and there is usually a...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 30, 2019

Many free walking tours start here. Usually is super sunny and hot, so people gather in the set of stairs next to the building to the north looking for shadow. Nice place to do people watching.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 9, 2019 via mobile

The column with a statue of King Sigismund, holding a sword in his right hand and a tall cross in his left, on its top was erected in 1644 to commemorate the King‘s moving of Poland’s capital to Warsaw, from its former place in Krakow....More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 26, 2019

Sygismund III was a great king of Poland. He also ruled in Sweden, but was put away by the protestants. His son erected this column and statue which was replaced after WWII. It is a meeting point for locals, but for tourist groups s well.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 21, 2019 via mobile

A meeting point for many locals and for many of the Warsaw walking tours. It’s a grand column depicting king sigismund. Worth looking up online the photos of the column destroyed during the wars.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 15, 2019

This column with a statue on top is located in a very obvious position in Castle Square, the largest of the squares in the old town of Warsaw. It's a nice enough site of itself, but the main attraction here is Castle Square itself and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed June 3, 2019 via mobile

To be honest as a visitor, you visit castle square, you are more intereted in the beautiful buildings than the statue on a pole. So for me it didn't hold much interest. For the people of Poland or means a lot. So if you are...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed May 31, 2019

This tall column in the castle square is a great place to tell someone to meet you as it can be seen all over the square. Glad the Poles were able to rebuild it after the 1944 Uprising destroyed the city

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Bear H
Reviewed May 24, 2019

This is where we have started our first "Walkative Free Tours" of Warsaw . For history - google up King Sigismund III. As for the Monument , it is strategically towering the square , the Royal Castle and St. Anna Church . Always crowded with...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed May 11, 2019

Stunning column of the King Sigismund a popular meeting point ses its steps by bunkers ,turists and white-gowned brides.

Date of experience: May 2019
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