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Warsaw market square

One of my favorite parts of a city or even tiny village is its market square. That’s where the excitement happens: where people gather for drinks at the local bar. Young folk snap selfies next to a 200-year-old sculpture. Drunks sing for their supper. Recently, in Poland, I enjoyed time in both Krakow’s and Warsaw’s beautiful squares, and it got me thinking about why market squares are so wonderful. 1. There are Plenty of Photo Opps Even if around the corner the buildings are scabby and faded, homeowners in squares tend to have a great deal of pride in the…