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Surrounded by beautiful seventeenth- and eighteenth-century merchants' houses, this lively square is filled with street vendors, cafes, shops, galleries and some of Warsaw's top restaurants.
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Warsaw 99-200, Poland
Stare Miasto
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Reviewed 5 days ago

An amazing Old Town Market square, painstainkingly rebuilt after the Germans raised it to the ground in 1944.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Christophe M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This painstakingly restored market square is a treasure. Aside from beautiful architecture, you can enjoy an excellent meal or just have a drink. There is a lot of open space and beautiful locations for photos.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Y6912DKscotth
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just come back from warsaw and spent a lot of time in this area ,yes it is small compared to other city’s however the ice rink mulled wine stalls and the fire eaters really made our weekend . Good restaurants on the square...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank GarryT180
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The old town market is smaller compare with other cities and especially during the Christmas season you can see this. It is a poor one.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank criogenix
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our visit, the square was lovely, and looked absolutely beautiful in the snow! Very well maintained and good atmosphere.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank G1311P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We sat and watched people ice skate for a little bit here. And enjoyed The Mermaid in the middle of the rink. Such a cute place. Loved it.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jjcoffman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This Market place is situated in the heart of Old town. There are a lot of little shops where you can buy souvenirs and restaurants. In winter there is an ice rink and Christmas market.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 485natalijat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are a range of restaurants and shops as well as an ice skating rink and stalls during the winter. The stalls sell a range of food and hot drinks, including mulled wine. The buildings around the square are really lovely. A must see while...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank StephiDee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beware of cobblestone walkways. But take in the folk aspects of the country atmosphere, very enjoyable..

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BillK1293
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In this old town you can se the colourful buildings of warsaw and how there were before the destruction from germans! You can visit also the palace that was built by volunteers after its destruction :) its a must

Date of experience: December 2018
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1 April 2017|
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Response from Ms M | Reviewed this property |
Between 140-170 zlotys
28 November 2016|
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Response from Daniel G | Reviewed this property |
Its not an open air market. Restaurants are open late and some tourist shops are open pretty late.
21 November 2016|
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Response from DH19542014 | Reviewed this property |
Have no idea of the excact date but I know that around mass the rink is open.