Without a doubt it is one of the most amazing cities in Poland. Saturated with the mysterious atmosphere of history that seamlessly combines with modernity. The historic centre, which was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1997, is known for its winding, mysterious streets, old walls, good restaurants and a vibrant boulevard on the Vistula River. This town simply needs a visit!
Toruń is the second unique architectural complex after Kraków (Old Town Hall, the Court of the Brothership of St George, the tenement houses, granaries, defence walls, towers and gates). Toruń’s Gothic is distinguished by originality and high artistic class. These testimonies of history and multinational influences are worth seeing with your own eyes.
Toruń is also a real paradise for candy lovers. Here you will find the Gingerbread Museum and the Gingerbread Town. In particular, we invite you to visit Toruń in June, when the gingerbread festival takes place. This is an event that attracts lovers of this spicy cake from all over the world every year.
For astronomy lovers, Toruń is primarily the birthplace of Nicolaus Copernicus, one of the most famous inhabitants of Toruń. You can find traces of him all over the city. We recommend visiting the house where the famous astronomer was born. For star enthusiasts, a visit to the Astronomical Observatory and Planetarium will be a great attraction.
Hotel B&B Toruń is located at ul. Leona Szumana 8, near the Old Town Square and the Vistula River. From here you can start your sightseeing without having to travel. The nearest bus station is less than a kilometre away and restaurants, bars and major city attractions are within walking distance. All of Toruń is at your fingertips!
One of the oldest brick buildings in Europe, dates back to the 14th century. In the past, it hosted fairs and knightly tournaments and today the District Museum is located here.
One of the most famous symbols of the city, set up in 1853 in the Old Town Square. It is made of bronze and is 2.6 m high. It shows Nicolaus Copernicus in his scholar’s robe, holding an astrolabe in his left hand and pointing towards the sky with his right hand.
It is located in two Gothic tenement houses on ul. Kopernika 15/17. The buildings belonged to a complex of bourgeois and patrician tenement houses. Currently, the tenement houses belong to the Toruń District Museum.
The castle was built in the 13th and 14th centuries. It was captured and then destroyed by the inhabitants after the uprising against the Teutonic Order in 1454.
A place where extraordinary astronomical shows take place.
Of course, Toruń is an attraction in itself, but it is also an excellent base for exploring the Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship. It is close to the famous reserve in Biskupin, the health resort Ciechocinek, popular among patients and tourists, and the legendary The Mouse Tower in Kruszwica. Nature fans will be one hour away from Brodnica Lake District. Something fascinating for everyone!