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Castle Square (Plac Zamkowy)

Junction ul. Miodowa and Krakowskie Przedmiescie, Warsaw, Poland
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Located in Old Town, this picturesque open plaza was built in 1821 and features the King Zygmunt III column in its center.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Junction ul. Miodowa and Krakowskie Przedmiescie, Warsaw, Poland
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Reviewed yesterday

There is so much history to be found here - you must stop when in town. The square is clean and simple but for a photographer there are some unique shots available.

Reviewed 3 days ago

The castle square welcomes visitors and citizens to the old town of Warsaw offering them a breathtaking view as soon as they approach it. The column of King Sigismund, the royal castle, and Barbican along with other magnificent buildings are quite photogenic. There are music...More

Thank Nimish G
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a must see place in Warsaw. many people including locals come here to hang out, eat food, watch street performers.

Thank somak958
Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I walked from the city centre through the Saxon (Saski ) Park by the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier to the Bristol hotel and then to the Royal castle square. The square is a buzzing centre for tourists and locals. You can...More

Thank janjuliusz
Reviewed 1 week ago

Warsaw was basically destroyed in the world war 2 and it's pleasant to remark that it was after rebuilt. This square is one of places. Located in the old center its makes an opportunity to enjoy architecture, music and fresh air.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful and livley square filled with people and street performers to watch and listen to. Many eating options.

Thank joeanunez74
Reviewed 1 week ago

Large, charming square with a palace and a monument--not to mention colorful buildings, street acts, and lots of activity. Just a twisted sidestreet's stroll away from Old Town Market Square.

Thank EdgeTraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to take pictures. Look out for the people advertising things like concerts and recitals. My partner and I went to a Chopin recital just round the corner from here and it was wonderful.

Thank Meredith_J_R
Reviewed 1 week ago

I go there every Friday after work for past 5 years. Many people hate this place because this is so toursitic. For this is a heart of our Capital: diversity, ideological crowsrowds, meetings, space, people, rush - this is Warsaw. If you do not like...More

Thank Iwona M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a wide open space surrounded by the castle, several restaurants and shops. The night we were here there were people playing music. Someone else was making huge bubbles for children (and adults) to try to catch or break. It was a very enjoyable...More

Thank Sharon M
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Laura P
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Response from Piotr M | Reviewed this property |
it should cost around 50-60 PLN, but there is a direct bus from the airport 175 , to the Old Town and it costs 4,40 PLN
November 24, 2015|
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