Warsaw Old Town Square

Experience the striking mixture of architectural styles in one of the most beautiful squares in Warsaw.

Nearby Attractions

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Royal Castle
This is a replica of the official residence of the Polish monarchs, the original was destroyed in WW2.
King Sigismund Column
This vast monument was built by the son of the emperor who proclaimed Warsaw the capital of Poland.
St. John's Cathedral
The only archcathedral of the three cathedrals of Warsaw, built in the 14th century in a Masovian Gothic style.
Presidential Palace in Warsaw
The official residence of the Polish President, constructed in 1643 as a mansion but completed in 1818 as the current neoclassical palace.
Grand Theatre
Reopened in November 1965, after having been closed for twenty years due to WW2, is considered one of the largest theatres in Europe.
Saxon Gardens
The Saxon Gardens were built in a French Baroque style in the 1727, before famous parks such as Versaille.

Related Tours

The Best of Warsaw & The Royal Castle: Private Walking Tour
Warsaw is a bustling city that has become Poland’s preeminent cultural and economic hub and can be explored easily on foot. 

On your private tour, you will:

  • Enjoy the ease and comfort of a private tour guide accompanying you throughout your tour;
  • Enjoy skip-the-line tickets to the Royal Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site;
  • Explore the best of the castle, including the impressive décor inside the King’s Chambers;
  • Immerse yourself in the history, heritage and secrets of the Polish Monarchy;
  • Visit Warsaw’s Old Town and learn about WWII in Poland and how the capital was rebuilt from the ashes,
  • Admire the Presidential Palace, the University of Warsaw, the Grand TheatreSigismund's Column, and more!;

Warsaw has been called the “Phoenix City” because of its repeated history of rising from the devastation of invasions, wars, and tyrannical rulers. The worst of this occurred during WW2 when, after the Warsaw uprising against the Nazi German occupation, many of the city’s finest monuments were razed. However, the reconstruction work that has taken place since the war ensures that Warsaw is a city with some majestic landmarks and sights.

On your walking tour, your private guide will take you to some of the most important historical and cultural sites of this magnificent city, beginning with the castle, where you will have the chance to admire its spectacular architecture, paintings, and décor. 

Then you’ll visit the Old Town in the heart of the city, and experience the striking mixture of architectural styles in one of the most beautiful squares in Warsaw. 

Admire the impressive Royal Castle, a replica of the official residence of the Polish monarchs, the original being destroyed in WW2 by the Nazis.  At the end of your tour, your guide will happily recommend the best places for you to dine and explore during the rest of your stay in Warsaw.
A Day in Warsaw: Private Full-Day Highlights Tour
Warsaw is a bustling city that has become Poland’s preeminent cultural and economic hub, the ad can be explored easily on foot. 

On your private tour, you will:

  • Be picked up from your hotel or a location in central Warsaw by a private driver-guide;
  • Enjoy the ease and comfort of a private guide accompanying you throughout your tour;
  • Explore Warsaw’s Old Town, and pass by the Presidential PalaceSt John’s ArchcathedralSigismund's Column and more!;
  • Learn about WWII in Poland and how the capital was rebuilt from the ashes,
  • Enjoy skip-the-line tickets to the Royal Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and see the best of the castle, including the king’s chambers;
  • Stop for a lunch break at a place recommended by your guide (price not included);
  • Visit the Palace of Culture and Science, where you’ll ascend to the viewing terrace with breathtaking views over the city;
  • Enjoy your afternoon at the spectacular Wilanow Palace and stroll through its manicured Gardens, with tickets included;
  • Explore the "Versailles of Warsaw" with a fully-guided tour of the Museum of King Jan III;
  • Visit the Church of St Anna Wilanow and the Wilanow Cemetery;
  • Enjoy an easy return trip to your hotel in Central Warsaw;

 Your tour begins with some of the most important historical and cultural sites of the city in Old Town, where you will see the striking mix of architectural styles woven throughout the area. Then you’ll explore the castle, where you will have the chance to admire its spectacular architecture, paintings, and décor. You will see the impressive Royal Castle, a replica of the official residence of the Polish monarchs, the original being destroyed in WW2 by the Nazis. After your castle tour, you will stop for lunch at a place your guide recommends, where you can enjoy a bit of free time. 

In the afternoon, you’ll be taken to see one of the best bird’s eye views of the city, over 375 feet above the city. Then, visit one of the most spectacular old palaces in Europe – the seventeenth-century Wilanow Palace, which has survived two world wars and Poland’s numerous border changes. On your private tour, your guide will take you through the palace, where you’ll have the chance to see the museum’s collection and hear how many of the pieces were stolen under the Nazi regime and the efforts to recover the pieces after the war. After the palace museum, your guide will take you through the equally impressive gardens, the grounds’ cemetery, and the Church of St Anna Wilanow. At the conclusion of your tour, you will be taken back to Warsaw, where you can either be dropped off at your hotel or at a place of your choosing in the city centre.

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