Warsaw Barbican (Barbakan Warszawski), Warsaw

Categories: Historic Sites, Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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4.1/5 based on 440+ reviews on the web
Warsaw Barbican (Barbakan Warszawski) is the oldest part of the city's 16th-century fortifications. The round construction, reinforced with four defensive towers, is a popular spot for street performers and art sellers. To get more into the mood of the Middle Ages, check out the small museum, where you can observe the advances in military practices from medieval times until today. The red-brick defensive tower only once took part in the defense of Warsaw, when the Swedes invaded the city in the 17th century. It was completely destroyed during World War II, then reconstructed in 1954 on the basis of 17th-century engravings. Our Warsaw travel itinerary planner makes visiting Warsaw Barbican (Barbakan Warszawski) and other Warsaw attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • A tour of old town of Warsaw. Just like most of this part of the city, it was destroyed and then carefully rebuild and now it looks like few centuries ago. 
  • This monument is really well rebuilt. Other than the newness of the brickwork, the essence of what the Barbakan looked like previously has been recaptured. We walked through here as part of the walkin...  read more »
  • New Town merges with the Old Town. Near the gate you can buy souvenirs. from paintings to magnets and folk art work. 
  • Klimatyczne oświetlenie i zazwyczaj ktoś z gitarką śpiewający rosyjskie piosenki. Polecam na wieczorne spacery po 22. Od północy starówka zaczyna zamierać i robi się pusto.
  • Nice visit place
  • Jedno z fajniejszych miejsc w tej okolicy
  • As the title suggests, there isn't much to do except get your phone/camera out but it its pretty to look at...
  • Good for a walk.
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