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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  • Really nice vibe at the square, surrounding small streets are very cool and picturesque. I was also lucky to see excellent buskers every time I passed/stopped by  more »
  • very clean, very safe, protected by police, but not too much, its not disturbing - just enjoy to walk in the quiet morning or busy afternoons...  more »
  • Fascinating buildings, buzzing with locals and tourists, wander around the streets and take in the atmosphere.  more »

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