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Observation terrace - Old Town panorama

Local name: Taras widokowy - panorama Starego Miasta

Located inside: St. Anne's Church

The observation deck located on the belfry standing by the church of Saint Anna is a very popular attraction. It offers one of the most beautiful views of the Old Town (the church stands right next to the Castle Square). 150 stone steps lead to the viewpoint. With good visibility, you can see the entire right-bank part of the city, as well as Tarchomin, Kawęczyn and many other distant places.

The observation deck is located on the roof of the belfry and is quite narrow, mainly due to the eight-arcaded glorietta standing there. The tower was built at the end of the 16th century. It was founded by Anna Jagiellonka. Actually, from the beginning of its existence, it served as a viewpoint. Therefore, in the years 1819-1821, it was rebuilt in the neo-Renaissance style, and increased by one storey.

The belfry was burnt in February 1945. Luckily, after the war, it was rebuilt almost unchanged. In the reconstructed glorietta, in 1978, three bells were hanged: Saint Anne, Blessed Władysław from Gielniów and Saint Tadeusz.


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    Observation terrace - Old Town panorama map
    Krakowskie Przedmieście 6800-322 Warsaw , Poland