Old Town, Warsaw

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Must see · World heritage site · Historic Walking Area · Tourist Spot
Take in Old Town, the oldest part of the city, which testifies to its rise from the ashes of war. Considered one of the country's main architectural treasures, this central district is also a World Heritage Site. The area was meticulously rebuilt after the massive destruction of World War II. During the reconstruction, workers sifted through rubble to save decorative elements and bricks from historic buildings, reusing the pieces in their original places whenever possible. A great place to start your tour of Warsaw, the central square features cafes, shops, and restaurants. Wander the cobblestone streets and admire the medieval architecture. See Old Town and all Warsaw has to offer by arranging your trip with our Warsaw route planner.
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  • Every time I visit Warsaw center I always go to the Old Town. I can find peace just walking around the area. There are places to sit down for a coffee or just to walk around and admire the views. I.....  more »
  • Like much of Warsaw, the Old Town is a soulless place. Old Town is a reconstruction of what previously stood before World War II, albeit a fraction of the original surface area. Only the main central....  more »

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