The exhibition rooms of the Royal Castle Museum in Warsaw

The exhibition rooms of the Royal Castle Museum in Warsaw

At the southern entrance of the old town of Warsaw, in the Castle Square is the former residence of the Polish monarchs, the Royal Castle (Zamek Krolewski) today operating as a museum with many beautifully restored exhibition rooms. It was made in the late 13th century, when there was built a wooden building with a tower that later in the 16th century became the residence of King Sigismund III. To his order the size of the castle was extended shortly after Warsaw was declared the Polish c... [ read more ]

The Royal Castle in Warsaw

The Royal Castle in Warsaw

The Royal Castle in Warsaw was the official residence of the Polish monarchs and today serves as a museum and is subordinated to the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage. It is located in the Castle Square, at the entrance to the Old Town of Warsaw. The personal offices of the king and the administrative offices of the Royal Court of Poland were located there from the 16th century until the division of Poland. During its long history the Royal Castle was repeatedly devastated and ... [ read more ]