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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  • This part of town is really special and I would highly recommend visiting. It has astounding architecture mixed with great shops and restaurants. Also some beautiful local art sellers. 
  • The Barbican is located in the far end of the Old Town and is an old building worth seeing. You also get a nice view from here. 
  • The truth is that the old part of Warsaw is very nice, the Barbican is not less. It is worth the visit and take a stroll between the walls that remain standing.
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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!!!