Historical Sites You Can't Miss in Warsaw

Historical Sites You Can't Miss in Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland (B)

Warsaw, like any other European city, is steeped in history. Most people think of Warsaw's history rooting to World War II and communism, but often forget about its medieval roots and intelligent minds like Copernicus, that made Warsaw what it is. Sadly, Warsaw got destroyed during the war, so in Old Town many of the facades you see were actually rebuilt post war, but in its original form. 

Old Town Warsaw is where it all began, and sadly nine-tents of Warsaw was destroyed during the war.This sea of rubble became one of the most destroyed cities in Europe, and was rebuilt through 1962. This is the area where you'll see the majority of historical sites in town. Warsaw became an official city in 1323, and today there is no shortage of streetside cafes and shops waiting to be explored. 

In the summer time, the streets are alive with musicians, street artists and locals enjoying life at the many outdoor cafes. In Old Town, some of the old ways of living and enjoying life in Europe are experienced throughout town.  ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Historical Sites You Can't Miss in Warsaw
Guide Location: Poland » Warsaw
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Elizabeth Kovar
Read it on Author's Website: http://www.lemontreetravel.com/blog/historical-sites-you-cant-miss-in-warsaw
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Royal Castle
  • The Royal Route
  • Castle Square
  • Park's Palace on the Island
  • Nicholas Copernicus Monument
  • Staszic Palace
  • The Mermaid Statue
  • Old Town Market Square
  • St. Anne's Church
  • Nowy Swiat Street

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