Toruń of Nicholas Copernicus 

and gingerbread...

 









Are you planning to visit Toruń?
Our website service will help you plan well your stay in this magnificent medieval town. Here will you find the information about hotels, guest houses and youth hostels, about public transport, historical monuments, tourist routes, the history and international bonds of the town as well as a lot about what the city may offer.

 

Get to know the Town
People say: "Beautiful Toruń..." and are perhaps right. Because here they can witness the layout of streets of Toruń Old Town, which has not been changed for centuries, the most beautiful Polish panorama - of the illuminated medieval part of the city seen from the Vistula River side, Nicolaus Copernicus  birth house - the famous son of Toruń, silent arches of st. Johns cathedral - where the great astronomer was baptised, the tomb of princess Anna Wazówna in Saint Mary church, The Town Hall of unique beauty, whose courtyard remembers the "Toruń Mutiny" drowned in blood in 1724...

There is no other city in northern Poland that could rival Toruń’s layout of colourful houses, wonderful monuments and the climate of Old Town streets teeming with tourists. The city is also known for its gingerbread, the tastiest in Poland, Nicolaus Copernicus University...

 

Gallery of the monuments in Toruń
Here is the presentation of the most beautiful historical monuments seen and shown by Benon Frąckowski, the authority for the tour guides of Toruń.

 

The most interesting tourist routes
If you have only a few hours to learn about the charms of Toruń, here will you find a lot of information about the most attractive places of the town. We also offer interesting tourist routes for those who intend to stay longer in the city of Nicholas Copernicus. Soon, you will also be able to find here the descriptions of very attracive one-day trips in the surroundings of Toruń.

 

Practical information for tourists
A few pieces of practical information about Toruń to facilitate the stay of every tourist in this city.

 

Twin Cities of Toruń
Toruń takes care to strengthen its contacts with cities from Europe and the rest of the world. Close contacts were sealed by signing Co-operation Agreements with six cities.

 

The European Council Flag for Toruń
On 6 December 2001 Toruń joined the elite club of European cities, including several Polish cities, which possess the European Council Honorary Flag. Our city received this special award for its international activity and contribution to promoting the idea of European integration.

 

Toruń on the World Heritage List
On 4 December 1997, during XXI plenary session of World Heritage Committee of UNESCO in Naples, the Old Town of Toruń was entered into UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage List.


Another sites
Links to intersting tourist web sites about Toruń.


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