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Old Town Market Square, Warsaw
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Established in the late 13th century around the time the city itself was founded, Old Town Market Square served as the commercial and cultural heart of Warsaw for several centuries. The large public space hosted regular fairs and occasional executions. One of the city's great survivors, the square was bombed in 1939 and destroyed in 1944 after the Warsaw Uprising. The houses surrounding the square, painstakingly restored in the years following World War II, blend Renaissance and Baroque architectural styles. The square also features the city's main historical museum and is a natural starting or ending point for your tour of the city. Put Old Town Market Square into our Warsaw holiday planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Everything's in the title - it's a good place to visit but the its Christmas market was a bit poor. If you do there during the winter, try to be there before 15:00, after it becomes too dark to apprec...  more »
  • A short distance from Castle Square. Very impressive and characteristic. right now there is a Skate Park built around the Little Mermaid.
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  • Very nice square with many historic buildings, restaurants, and there's also the infopoint. Over Christmas there is a nice atmosphere a skating rink in the Center and many small kiosks where you can buy mulled wine chocolate and even to eat.
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