Castle Square (Plac Zamkowy), Warsaw

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Castle Square (Plac Zamkowy) sits just in front of what used to be the Polish royal family's residence and attracts both locals and visitors as a convenient central meeting place. Sigismund's Column in the square, a famous monument in Poland, commemorates one of the country's great kings. The triangular-shaped plaza serves as the starting place for the Royal Road, which stretches south from here. The square is frequently abuzz with activity, such as street performers, concerts, protests, and tour groups. Use our Warsaw online trip planner to visit Castle Square (Plac Zamkowy) on your trip to Warsaw, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Main square in Warsaw. It is visually beautiful, but the really nice thing of this square (like almost everything in Warsaw) is the story that lies behind it. The building that presides over it was destroyed and its reconstruction ended up few years ago. It is the point where he begins the tour we did.
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  • The Castle was interesting to visit. Great location and free on the Sunday we were there. Plenty to see around the Castle and great views over the river.  more »
  • It is an ideal place for gatherings and exploring markets especially in Winter. More than that there is a nice lighting system in the night but no particular attractions there. Very windy and cold squ...  more »
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