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“Nice colour but underwhelming inside”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Royal Castle

Royal Castle
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Warsaw Super Segway City Tour
Ranked #12 of 330 things to do in Warsaw
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Owner description: Serving as the central building of the Polish Commonwealth for many centuries, this castle was rebuilt after it was dynamited by German troops after the Warsaw uprising, and has been rebuilt to recreate the original castle's 17th-century architecture and interiors.
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Nice colour but underwhelming inside”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2013

This is such a striking building on the outside, and such an amazing colour. You have to have a look and the main rooms are worth seeing, but the art collection is pretty small and boring, and the third place, the tin roofed palace with its carpet collection just makes you think it's hardly worth looking round, not exactly a first rate attraction.
Also the whole thing is recent reproduction anyway as the original palace was all destroyed.

Visited April 2013
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Feldkirchen, Austria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Great rebuidling of the old castle”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2013

The most amazing about this castle is the fact, that is was completely destryoed during the WWII and rebuiled financed by private collections and some offical help. The reconstruction is just astonishing and gives a very good impression about the life of the polish kings... a must to see !

Visited April 2013
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Linden, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
“From ruins to glory again...”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2013

The castle was totally destroyed after the Warsaw Uprising, so what you can see inside is the collection of different kind of art from the past times, and you can also learn about the history of the building, its destruction and rebuilding.
Helpful hint: try to visit on Sunday, the entrance is free.

Visited April 2013
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Livingston, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“A lot of art work”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2013

Amazing to think it was not restored until 1950's free entry. Sunday. On several levels with a mix of content - royal quarters with various chambers along with an art gallery. Top floor - which was cordoned off- but we were ask to go upstairs and see old Polish coins, bank notes and medals.

Visited March 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Nice day out”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 5, 2013

If you like history definitely worth a visit but otherwise stroll around the castle as there great restaurants & cafes in the area with very nice polish cuisine.

Visited July 2012
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