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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.
As featured in 3 Days in Warsaw
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Junction ul. Miodowa and Krakowskie Przedmiescie, Warsaw, Poland
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Reviewed yesterday

I am so glad I did not let the rain stop me from visiting the square. The building were amazing and the atmosphere was lively.

Thank hillbillymansion
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I was really nice surprised how the Warszawa old town square looks like. Interesting old buildings, (some were rebuilt, but in old style, you almost cannot recognize), many monuments, walls, churches, fountains. Everywhere bikefriendly. And restaurants are also good and not too much expensive.

Thank Jan V
Reviewed yesterday

Castle Square is not the old town square. Castle Square is at the foot of Krakowskie Przedmieście street, known as the Royal Way, which leads onto the triangular shaped Castle Square. However, it is easy to walk to the old town square by using one...More

Thank retireeVancouver
Reviewed 4 days ago

Anything relating to Polish nationhood was deliberately blown up by the Nazis in 1944. At castle square not even the skeletons of buildings were left. No wonder the Polish people after the war made quite an effort to rebuild the royal castle and townhouses rounding...More

Thank Robert937
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We used the Castle Square as our place to explore and then to branch out from. The Zigmund statue is a great meeting place for tours etc. All around the Square are cafes and restaurants and plenty of photo opportunities.

Thank JALToronto
Reviewed 1 week ago

We heard trumpeters from the Castle, saw a storm trooper standing guard, lots of music and performances going on. Overall a really nice atmosphere in a really beautiful setting.

Thank LachMH
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Liked this location even more than Old Town Market Place (Rynek Starego Mia). There was a lot of tourists but also locals and some performers with music etc.

Thank Kat C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From Castle Square you can start all your touristic explorations of Warsaw. The Old Town for some historical ambience, Krakowskie Przedmieście for more landmarks and some food or cross the river to Praga district for more alternative sightseeing. In the center of Castle Square stands...More

Thank Karolina L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this area in Old Town - went to it several times during our several day vacation in Warsaw. Absolutely charming! The buildings have been re-built/reconstructed given that the original loves were destroyed when Poland was invaded by Nazi Germany. It's so beautiful that this...More

Thank Noe D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was there on a Friday, and I did not notice much happening here. You have the horse carriage starting and ending here, bunch of people hanging around, many waiting on their groups. No mimes or performances. There are restaurants and cafes though :-)

Thank OCDane
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Laura P
4 May 2016|
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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
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