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King Sigismund's Column (Kolumna Zygmunta)

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Address: Castle Square (Plac Zamkowy) | Old Town, Warsaw, Poland
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Sigismund's Column is one of the most important landmarks of Warsaw

Sigismund's Column originally erected in 1644 is located in Castle Square, Warsaw, Poland and is one of Warsaw's most famous landmarks. The column and statue commemorate King... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Sigismund's Column originally erected in 1644 is located in Castle Square, Warsaw, Poland and is one of Warsaw's most famous landmarks. The column and statue commemorate King Sigismund III Vasa. Sigismund moved Poland's capital from Kraków to Warsaw in the late 1500's.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

King Sigismund's Column is one of Warsaw's most famous landmarks. The column was completely destroyed during WWII but fortunately the statue of King Sigismund was not damaged. The column was rebuilt after WWII. Views of King Sigismund are not easy as the column stands 22 metres tall. However, the King is very photogenic and impressive when viewed through a camera's... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Kolumna Zygmunta, or Sigismund's Column is located in the Castle square in the beginning of the Old Town and it's one of Warsaw most famous landmarks. The column is very tall, so you can't see the statue of King Zygmund, but it's definitely a place to go and see the surroundings. Most of the free walking tours start here.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Slap bang in the middle of an open space. You meet there for the free walking tour. It is however, not great if your waiting for someone s there is nowhere to shelter.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not that the column itself is a magnificent place, but the surrouding area definitely is! Friendly people walking around, nice view and cool design stores!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A monument in honour of one of the most prominent Polish kings. It was built in XVII sentury, but later ruined by Nazis and renovated after WW2.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fitting tribute to a king who moved Polish capital from Krakow to Warsaw. Great location, impossible to miss it.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

King Sigismund's Column (Kolumna Zygmunta) is the meeting point for tourists and locals. it is the right landmark and nobody can miss it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The king Sigmund's column is the tallest monument standing in the central Palace Sq in front of the Castle. It was erected by king Vladislav IV in 17 cent in honor to his father, king Sigmund who moved the capital of Poland from Krakow to Warsaw. Fantastic photo opt with Old town and Castle in the background.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Everywhere you turn see examples of wonderful old world style architecture especially since Warsaw was almost completely destroyed in the bombing since WW2.

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