Castle Square, Warsaw

Podwale 1, Warsaw, Poland

Castle Square - this place is exceptionally beautiful old buildings and streets, where they like to spend time citizens of the city and many tourists. Castle Square in Warsaw - home. And at Christmas, here set the main tree of the city. In the center of the square stands the first secular monument in Poland - tridtsatimetrovaya Third column of King Sigismund Vasa, the man who once moved the capital from Krakow to Warsaw. It was established in 1644 by his son - King Vladislav Fourth and today is one of the most beautiful monuments of Warsaw. Along the eastern side of the square stretches Royal Castle. Located close to the castle of St. John 's Cathedral - the oldest church in Warsaw, built at the turn of the thirteenth - fourteenth centuries. Here once crowned Polish kings, princes and nobles were buried townspeople in these walls prayed Tadeusz Kosciuszko, and today under its arches organ sounds and services have been held. In the depths of space has a unique bell. His very long cast, but, unfortunately, he never had and did not call. But now he has another mission. He receives tourists and residents of Warsaw to make a wish. It is believed that if to touch the bell three times and walk around it, the wish will be granted.

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