Sigismund's Column

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Sigismund's Column, erected in 1644, is located in Castle Square, Warsaw, Poland. It is one of Warsaw's most famous landmarks and one of the oldest secular monuments in northern Europe. The column and statue commemorate King Sigismund III Vasa, who in 1596 had moved Poland's capital from Kraków to Warsaw. On the Corinthian column (which used to be of red marble), 8.5 m high, a sculpture of the King, 2.75-metres high, in archaistic armour is placed. Go to the map ⬆⬆

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Societies

  1. POL-MOT
  2. POLMO

Hamlets, villages and towns

  1. Saska Kępa

Historical Facts

  1. Battle of Olszynka Grochowska
  2. Warsaw Uprising (1794)

what to see / tourism / architecture and monuments / Palaces

  1. Palacio Belwederski

what to see / tourism / architecture and monuments

  1. Sigismund's Column
  2. Mały Powstaniec

what to see / tourism / architecture and monuments / Squares

  1. Constitution Square (Warsaw)
  2. Piłsudski Square
  3. Three Crosses Square

Other interest places

  1. Wilanów Palace
  2. Ząbki
  3. Jardín zoológico de Varsovia
  4. Museum of Communism, Poland
  5. Rotunda (PKO)
  6. Ulica Kubusia Puchatka
  7. Ostrogski Palace
  8. Church of the Holiest Saviour
  9. Grzegorz Przemyk

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