Warsaw Barbican (Barbakan Warszawski), Warsaw

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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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  • Off the tour in the new urban area, while exploring on foot arrived in refunds for Fort. The entrance to the North of the old town. In the Baroque-style half-cylindrical bastion. It is cute. It looks in the recovery after World War II there was a black brick in some places, but overall it's new building. Cold weather in February, so tourists at least with plenty of from various angles photography allowed.
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  • This is located at one end of the Old Town section. Not only was is part of the one free tour, but I noticed the other free tour stopping there as well. Amazing how well it was rebuilt after WWII. It ...  more »
  • Beautiful Barbican of Warsaw to see. Around the mass of attractive places, cafes, restaurants, etc.
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  • Perfect meeting point. Beautiful old town with colourful buildings.
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  • Great view and a lot of different bars
  • Beautiful spot!
  • The gate to Warsaw Old Town. Thumbs up!!!