"Barbican" Barbican Tip by ania70pl

Barbican, Krakow: 48 reviews and 79 photos


The Barbican, one of the finest European monuments of medieval architecture, was built from 1498 to 1499 for fear of Tartar invasion. It's a circle whose internal diameter is 24.4 metre, and the thickness of walls made from brick is over three metres. It is a Gothic building with seven turrets and artillery loop-holes in the lower part for striking the enemy soldiers from the flanks.

Address: Northern end of Florianska
Directions: Historical centre

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Sep 28, 2003
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