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Half Day City Sightseeing Tour of Warsaw
"Historical sites such as the Ghetto Memorial the Monument of Warsaw Uprising the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier the Grand Theatre Chopin's monument the Belvedere Palace and the Old Town are all seen on your tour.At the Old Town you can enjoy a walking tour passing by the Castle Square King Sigismund's Column
From EUR45.00
 
Private Tour: Warsaw Walking Tour
"Meet your private guide near Warsaw Central Station and then set off on your 3-hour walking tour of the city. As you amble through the streets your guide will talk to you about Warsaw and also about the things that what you want to see in the city. Much of Warsaw was destroyed during World War II but the resilient Varsovians rebuilt it all including the 13th-century Old Town. While the buildings appear old they are all relatively new having been built after WWII. Many of Warsaw’s trophy sites can be found within the Old Town’s defensive walls
From EUR16.00
 
Private Tour: Warsaw Walking Tour
"Meet your private guide near Warsaw Central Station and then set off on your 3-hour walking tour of the city. As you amble through the streets your guide will talk to you about Warsaw and also about the things that what you want to see in the city. Much of Warsaw was destroyed during World War II but the resilient Varsovians rebuilt it all including the 13th-century Old Town. While the buildings appear old they are all relatively new having been built after WWII. Many of Warsaw’s trophy sites can be found within the Old Town’s defensive walls
From EUR16.00

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The Barbican

The Barbican is a beautiful piece of architecture, and it actually reminded us of the Kalemegdan Fortress in Belgrade Serbia.The Barbican was erected in 1540 in place of an older gate to protect...
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HulaJoy
Dec 15, 2015

Barbakan i mury obronne

The remnants of Warsaw's defensive walls, erected in 1548 by Giovanni Batista Venetian. In the Barbican (in the alleywall which links the Old and New Towns) there is an exhibition illustrating the...
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lina112
Sep 23, 2015

Semi circle fortified medieval outpost

The Warsaw Barbican is a semi circle fortified medieval outpost connected to the city walls, which was used for defensive purposes. It was destroyed during WWII and Warsaw Uprising in 1944. It was...
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fachd
Oct 11, 2012

The City Walls

The City Walls form a city circle around the Old City. It was built during the 14th and 15th century and like all ancient walls it was built for defensive purposes. Much of it has been destroyed...
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fachd
Oct 11, 2012

Las murallas / The walls

Barbican: a medieval defensive structure that served as support of the boundary wall, located on a door that was used for defensive purposes The Barbican is one of the few remaining fortifications in...
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elpariente
Nov 26, 2011

Barbican (and city walls)

The name Barbican is used for the whole defence structures north of the old town, not just only for the classic barbican. They were all built in the mid-16th century, using red bricks as main...
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Airpunk
Nov 01, 2011

Barbican visit

Beautiful walk through the old Warsaw center to arrive at the Barbican. Daria, Zohara and I approached it along the city walls which was part of the defense system. What I found on the internet simply...
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Martin_S.
May 08, 2011

Barbican

City barbican together with defensive walls was built in 1548, projected by Italian Giovanni Batista. Actually most of walls and barbican were rebuilt after destruction of Second World War. Nowadays...
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Raimix
Mar 29, 2011

The Barbican

The Barbican (Barbakan) was built in 1548 and is part of the 1200 m long city walls.It serves as a gate between the Old and New Town of Warsaw. Nowadays it is a popular place for street vendors and...
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HORSCHECK
Oct 10, 2010

walk on the walls

The Barbican dates from 1548, and was restored 1953-4. It is a bridge between the Old Town and the New Town. Built of red brick, the towers and walls [or if you prefer, turrets and ramparts ] are a...
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uglyscot
May 05, 2008

Barbican

This massive, red-brick city gate (together with some remnants of the historic city walls) was created in the 16th century by an Venetian architect, the Italians then being experts in fortification...
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MichaelFalk1969
Jan 08, 2008

The Barbican

The Old Town is surrounded by a wall and the northern gate into the New Town has a small fort called The Barbican. The original fortress was constructed in 1339 with a number of make- overs since....
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alancollins
Sep 05, 2006
 
 
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"Dedicated to Jacek Kaczmarski"
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"All around me"
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"Warsaw Rising"
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"WARSAW- THE CITY WITH A HISTORY!"
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Things to Do Near Warsaw

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Krasinski Palace

Krasinski palace, as guide tells, one of the most beautiful palaces in Warsaw and Poland. It was projected in 17th centuries and has features of baroque style. For some time it was used as Supreme...
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Monument to the Ghetto Uprising

While ethnic Poles were subject to selective persecution by Nazi Germany, all ethnic Jews were targeted by the Third Reich. In the winter of 1939–40, about 100,000 Jews were deported to Nazi...
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Marie Curie Museum

This museum, which is actually the childhood home of Marie, is located in the old town. Its a small museum but quite comprehensive with its exhibits. Some interesting photo's are displayed along...
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St Casimir's Church

St. Casimir’s church was built as a commemoration of Jan Sobieski victory against Turks in end of 17th century. Actually during Second World War it was working as a war hospital, but bombing in 1944...
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Jewish Historical Institute

It's not hard to guess that this museum isn't an easy to go place. With over 300 000 Jews, Warsaw was a centre of Jewish life in Eastern Europe with all its ups and downs. The Holocaust put an end to...
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St. John's Cathedral

St. John's Cathedral is one of the oldest churches in the city and located in Warsaw Old Town. It was originally built in the 14th century. It is not the most impressive looking cathedral I’ve seen...
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