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King Sigismund's Column (Kolumna Zygmunta)

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

King Sigismund’s statue is in the Castle Square area and is used as a meeting place for tours etc. Entertainers often perform around the area.

Thank JALToronto
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s incredibly cool to stand next to these massive columns that were victims of history. The older of the two simply succumbed to old age. The newer was destroyed by the rampaging Nazi’s as they rolled through town. We were able to feel the damage...More

Thank Tupelo010835
Reviewed 8 June 2018

It is amazing that this beautiful statue survived the destruction of Warsaw. I think that is must bring good luck to all who are lucky enough to see it. The statue certainly dominates the reconstructed Square and so good that is one of the few...More

Thank Sus1952
Reviewed 3 June 2018

This column is located in a middle of a "city square" where, when the day is sunny and warm, there are plenty of people, musicians, entertainers, etc. and where there are various events... so, on your way to / from Old town square, you can...More

Thank MarcinDrP
Reviewed 14 May 2018

This 22 meters high column was done in honor to the Polish King Sigismund III Vasa, by order of his son, between 1643 and 1644. It is placed in central area of the castle square, in front of the Royal Castle and an Italian architect...More

Thank JuPereira
Reviewed 8 May 2018

The Castle Square is beautiful and a nice attraction to cover if you visit the old town in Warsaw. It is not very hard to locate as its quite central. The square has places to sit and relax and it is very soothing especially in...More

Thank Sohaib N
Reviewed 4 May 2018

best thing is sitting around it and watching life go around the square. it looks good as a sillhouette at sundown.

Thank Alison R
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

Nice statue. In the center of the city, the kids can run in the nearby because there isn't car transit. One picture you don't want to miss. But is an monument and it will take 5 minutes to take picture and read the story. No...More

Thank Juan A
Reviewed 16 March 2018

While the column is not worth going out of your way to see, it stands proudly in the centre of Castle Square so you are bound to walk past as you explore the Old Town. The original column was knocked down during WWII, but the...More

Thank Jellybellydancer
Reviewed 17 February 2018

I cannot say that you should definitely see it but if you go to Warsaw, obviously you will visit the old town and the Castle Square so you'll see it there. It is a historic column you would like to take the picture of.

Thank Bengiyle S
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