Old and New Town

The Old Town and New Town are the two oldest parts of . Administratively, they are neighbourhoods in the district of . The Old Town is comparatively small to the old towns of many other European cities, as during the time of its development Warsaw was a small town of mostly local importance and not yet the capital of Poland.
Photo: Maxim75, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
, originally erected in 1644, is located at , , and is one of Warsaw's most famous landmarks as well as the first secular monument in the form of a column in modern history. Photo: Boston9, CC BY-SA 3.0 pl.

The is the official residence of the Polish head of state and president alongside the Belweder Palace, located in , . Photo: Sfu, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a historic square in front of the Royal Castle – the former official residence of Polish monarchs – located in , Poland. Photo: Boston9, CC BY-SA 3.0 pl.

St John's Archcathedral is a Roman Catholic church within the Old Town precinct in , . Photo: Boston9, CC BY-SA 3.0 pl.

Localities in the Area

is the central district of , the capital of . Photo: Ypsilon from Finland, CC0.

is 's capital and largest city, with 1.7 million inhabitants. Photo: Bosyantek, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is a neighborhood dating from the 15th century in , . Photo: SchiDD, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Old and New Town

52.2495° or 52° 14' 58.3" north
21.0122° or 21° 0' 44.1" east
Open Location Code
107 metres (351 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 331143202
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: منطقة التاون مع مجموعة مطاعم
  • Armenian: Վարշավա
  • Belarusian: Стары горад
  • Bulgarian: Стар град
  • Bulgarian: Стар град във Варшава
  • Bulgarian: Старият град във Варшава
  • Burmese: ဝါဆောမြို့ဟောင်း
  • Catalan: Centre històric de Varsòvia
  • Chinese: 华沙老城
  • Chinese: 華沙老城
  • Croatian: Povijesno središte Varšave
  • Czech: Old Town (Warsaw, Poland)
  • Czech: Stare Miasto
  • Czech: Varšavské staré město
  • Dutch: Historisch centrum van Warschau
  • Dutch: Stare Miasto (Warschau)
  • Dutch: Stare Miasto
  • English: Old Town (Warsaw, Poland)
  • English: Old Town
  • English: Old and New Town of Warsaw
  • English: Warsaw Old Town
  • French: Vieille Ville
  • French: Vieille ville de Varsovie
  • Georgian: ძველი ვარშავა
  • German: Altstadt
  • German: Altstadt Warschau
  • German: Old Town (Warsaw, Poland)
  • German: Warschauer Altstadt
  • Greek: Παλιά Πόλη της Βαρσοβίας
  • Greek: Παλιά και Νέα Πόλη
  • Hebrew: העיר העתיקה בוורשה
  • Hebrew: העיר העתיקה והעיר החדשה
  • Hebrew: ורשה/העיר העתיקה והעיר החדשה
  • Italian: Città Vecchia di Varsavia
  • Italian: centro storico di Varsavia
  • Japanese: ワルシャワの歴史地区
  • Japanese: ワルシャワ旧市街
  • Japanese: ワルシャワ歴史地区
  • Korean: 스타레미아스토
  • Macedonian: Стар град
  • Norwegian: Gamlebyen i Warszawa
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Gamlebyen
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Gamlebyen i Warszawa
  • Persian: ورشو (منطقه تاریخی)
  • Persian: ورشو
  • Polish: Stara Warszawa
  • Polish: Stare Miasto
  • Polish: Stare Miasto w Warszawie
  • Polish: Stare Miasto,Starówka
  • Polish: Warszawska Starówka
  • Portuguese: Cidade Velha em Varsóvia
  • Romanian: Orașul vechi din Varșovia
  • Russian: Старый город
  • Russian: Старый город Варшавы
  • Slovak: Stare Miasto
  • Slovak: Varšavské staré mesto
  • Spanish: Centro historico de Varsovia
  • Spanish: Centro histórico de Varsovia
  • Spanish: Ciudad Vieja
  • Turkish: Varşova Eski Şehir
  • Ukrainian: Старе Місто
  • Vietnamese: Khu phố cổ Warsaw
  • Vietnamese: Khu phố cổ của Warszawa
  • Centro storico di Varsavia

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