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Category: Castles , Local time: 16:22:36,
Address: 01-448, Warszawa, Mazowieckie, Warszawa
Barbican and City´s Fortification Walls are the oldest parts of historic fortifications in Warsaw
, the capital of Poland
. Warsaw is one of not many European cities where such a large part of the city walls has been preserved.
Glances into History
Barbican and City´s Fortification Walls were developed from the first half of the 14th century until the mid 16th century. The oldest part of the fortifications is the barbican. It was built around 1548. Barbican and City´s Fortification Walls were designed to support the defense of the New Town Gate. After Second World War, a part of the walls was restored and the barbican was given its original appearance.
Information and Facts
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Last update: Oct 19, 2012 7:24:40 PM
The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet
This information is provided by the community of TIXIK users and is waiting for confirmation by the owner. Style of architecture
: Gothic style, Baroque style, Renaissance style, Neogothic style, Neorenaissance style Foundation (year)
: 1548 Attrractions
: chapel, black kitchen, tomb, falling bridge, water moat, lookout tower, ramparts, library How is the building used now?
: museum, hotel Was is ruler's property?
: Yes Services and possible activities
: restaurant Current state
: well-preserved, ruined Type of building
: medieval castle, water castle, chateau, palace, fortress