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Ząbkowska Street, Warsaw

Ząbkowska Street, Warsaw

One of the prominent landmarks in Warsaw, Zabkowska Street extends from the crossing point of Radzyminska Street and Kaweczynska Street to Targowa Street. This pretty street has a magical ambience and is flocked by locals and tourists from across the world.

This charming street has a cobbled surface which is why it is also referred to as the Cobbled Street. Here you can find a variety of interesting relics. From Brzeska Street to Targowa Street on the odd side of Zabkowska Street, there are many XXXth Century apartment houses.

The area where Markowska Street and Targowa Street meet housed the Zabkowskie turnpikes from 1770 to 1889. This is where fees were charged for merchants coming from the eastern cities, Bialystok and Grodno. When Szmulowizna was added to Warsaw, the turnpikes were wound up. In 1897, the place where turnpikes used to be was converted to an alcoholic plant which exists even now.

Do not miss out the old, dilapidated house that refused to be grazed down in spite of numerous efforts. The occupants of the terrible looking house were evicted in 1990 and it was only in 1999 that it was successfully demolished. Visit this charming street and enjoy the unique and interesting ambience here.

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Sight Name: Ząbkowska Street
Sight Location: Warsaw, Poland
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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