Barbican, Warsaw

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    Barbican

    by travelnurse21 Written Oct 4, 2005

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    This is near the Old Town Square. A semicircular defnsive tower topped with a decorative Renaissance parapet. It was partially dismantled in the 19th century, but reconstructed in WWII.

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    Barbican

    by elPierro Written Sep 4, 2005

    The Barbican of the old town can be found on the north-side. It's the largest part of the castle wall surrouning the old town.

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    A glimpse into the past.

    by SimonRees Updated Apr 26, 2005

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    The Barbican

    The imposing Barbican and the old walls give you an insight into how the Old Town was once fortified. The Barbican is stunning and provides a great photo opporunity.

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    City defence system and Barbican.

    by Dagon Written Jan 29, 2005

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    Barbican, it was constructed in 1548 to become a part of 1200 metres long city defence wall system.

    Nowadays, There are only some parts of this walls. It's nice place :)

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    City Walls

    by mvtouring Written May 4, 2004

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    Apparantly these were reconstructed after World War II, original historical bricks taken from other sites.

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    Surrounding the Old Town

    by bscott1 Written Jan 25, 2004

    The Barbican surrounds much of the Old Town, and parts are being reconstructed today. Though most of it is not original it's still interesting to see a perpetual work-in-progress.

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    You can see some authentic...

    by Dany_Kulta Written Aug 26, 2002

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    You can see some authentic ruins of the border of the Old Town....Very great to touch it!!! Some romantic places to seat if you are living a romance...

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    Barbakan Bastion.

    by Wiktoria Written Aug 26, 2002

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    Barbakan Bastion used to be a part of an extensive defense network running all around the city. Now it's a superb example of a gone era.

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