Scenes From The Old Town Of Warsaw
If we should use just one word to describe the Old Town of Warsaw that word is: colorful. Walking on the narrow cobblestone streets felt like we were in an old story book and the antique stores, street artists, restaurants and cute cafés fitted in perfectly. Warsaw’s Old Town is one of our favorites in Europe!
However intact and amazing the Old Town looks today, the truth it that about 85% of it was completely destroyed by the German Army during the Second World War. But the Polish people have rebuilt their capital again and the result is very impressive! Warsaw was the highlight of our second trip to Poland – mainly because of its colorful Old Town and majestic palaces. Join us for a walk and we show you why:
We just couldn’t get enough of the pastel-colored facades…
Crests of every kind are hidden in the streets:
Market Square, the main square of the Old Town:
Łazienki Palace (Palace on the Isle) is a bit further from the Old Town but it keeps its atmosphere:
Do you like walking in old towns? Which are your favorites?
Bea is the co-founder of Our Wanders. She’s the writer and the trip organizer, and she’d love to help you plan your own amazing trips! She likes hiking, good novels and chocolate, as well. Her motto is: “A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.” (John A. Shedd)