"Torun . . . a pleasant discovery" Top 5 Page for this destination Torun by acemj
Torun Travel Guide: 251 reviews and 496 photos
When I first looked at the map of Poland, going all the way up to Gdansk on the Baltic coast intrigued me, but stopping along the way didn't enter my mind. It wasn't until a couple VT members suggested it that I decided to stop in Torun (thanks gosia78 and matcrazy1!).
My trip here is just another example of why this website is great. I discovered a place that I never would have found. And what a place!
Torun is a charming town with a well-preserved Old Town full of beautiful architecture and since 1997 it has been on the Unesco World Heritage List. Imposing brick facades and decorative Baroque facades surround you as you stroll around in the birthplace of Nicolaus Copernicus.
It's about equidistant to Warsaw and Gdansk - far enough that it doesn't make too much sense as a day trip, but interesting enough to spend at least one night. If you're headed up to the Baltic Coast and have an extra 24 hours or so, consider spending it munching on gingerbread and admiring the Old Town of Torun.
This is a cool art gallery which features mostly Polish artists focusing on graphic art, painting and photography. There... more travel advice
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