Toruń

A historical city in Poland.

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Summary

Toruń is a historical city on the Vistula River in north-central Poland. The city is famous for having preserved almost intact its medieval spatial layout and many Gothic buildings. Toruń is well known for Toruń gingerbread, a type of piernik often made in elaborate molds.

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Reasons to visit Toruń

  • It is one of the oldest cities in Poland.
  • It has the largest number of preserved Gothic houses in Poland, many with Gothic wall paintings or wood-beam ceilings from the 16th to the 18th centuries.The medieval part of the city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • One of the city's most popular tourist attractions is the Zoo and Botanical Garden.
  • The city is well known for Toruń gingerbread, a type of piernik often made in elaborate molds.

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Why is Toruń worth visiting?
  • It is one of the oldest cities in Poland.
  • It has the largest number of preserved Gothic houses in Poland, many with Gothic wall paintings or wood-beam ceilings from the 16th to the 18th centuries.The medieval part of the city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • One of the city's most popular tourist attractions is the Zoo and Botanical Garden.
  • The city is well known for Toruń gingerbread, a type of piernik often made in elaborate molds.
What are the best day trips from Toruń?
  • Bydgoszcz
  • Bydgoszcz
  • Basilica of Our Lady of Licheń
  • Gniezno
  • Grudziądz
  • Biskupin
  • Ciechocinek
  • Tuchola Forest