Castle Square (Plac Zamkowy), Warsaw

4.6
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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  • What a beautiful introduction to the old town. Very beautiful. Colorful buildings and cobblestone streets. Plenty of restaurants and cafes. Worth a visit.  more »
  • Don't confuse Castle Square with Old Town Square (they are about a five minute walk apart). Castle Square is vastly larger and occupies prime real estate outside of the restored Palace. It bustles.....  more »
  • Great landmark at Old town. Do visit for its cultural and historic values. In overall suggested stay at old town for 3 hours, this can be an option worthy enough.  more »

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