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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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  • The architecture of the buildings lining this place is very picturesque and typical of the old town. Many animations of street, a great atmosphere!
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  • We were trying to do a walking tour but it began raining very heavily, so we had to abandon it. This was one of the areas we got to cover. Very beautiful area, filled with rich history.  more »
  • The Market Square is sharing with the Castle Square the title of the most beautiful square in the city and even if it's not that large, it's attractive thru the colorful buildings and the famous Merma...  more »