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Torun is the old city in the Central North Poland. One of the most beautiful cities in Central Europe. The city of astronomer Copernicus, gingebread & University. Torun is UNESCO World heritage site.

Torun was founded in 1233 on the right bank of Vistula/Wisla
river. In 14th century Torun had fast development of economy. At the same century city was joined to Hanseatic League. People were engaged in trading and craft.
Torun was also a port. Wisla river was as way to the sea.

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Two towns

Originally in Middle Edges there were two towns located side by side. Today they are called The Old Town (Stare Miasto) and New Town (Nowe Miasto). It means old town of Torun consists of 2 parts.
The Old Town was founded in 1233. In 1264 new urban centre - the New Town was founded. They were separated by wall and gates.

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  • Pros:Atmospheare, archtecture, cafes, churches, panoramas - magic & romantic town!!!!!!!
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  • Last visit to Torun: Jul 2006
  • Intro Updated Jun 18, 2007
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  • elpariente's Profile Photo
    Apr 7, 2011 at 11:20 AM

    Your tips and photos besides beeing very good are very intersting to prepare our next travel to Poland Thank you Gracias

  • Fam.Rauca's Profile Photo
    Jun 13, 2007 at 8:13 AM

    Beautiful pictures, from a splendid place. Thanks for the complete and helpful Description. Gabriela

  • globetrott's Profile Photo
    Mar 16, 2007 at 1:35 PM

    What a wonderful place with great architecture ! Thanks for sharing !

  • Raimix's Profile Photo
    Jan 13, 2007 at 5:33 AM

    Tere! Great page and great beautiful city, maybe I will visit it someday when travelling in Poland, but next stop rpobably - Estonia ;) Raimis.

  • Pawtuxet's Profile Photo
    Dec 28, 2006 at 6:47 AM

    Looks like a fun city. No matter how many cities I visit in Poland...there is always another to put on my list of "must see". Thanks for the introduction.

  • magor65's Profile Photo
    Nov 9, 2006 at 3:45 AM

    I fully agree with you that Torun is an amazing city. Luckily, it wasn't much destroyed in the WW II. Your page is really good.

  • Cheba's Profile Photo
    Oct 19, 2006 at 12:01 PM

    Hello...I was in Torun in april..i was amazed by their ancient castle there. Anyway nice page Johvi. Privet iz Ukrainy!

  • matcrazy1's Profile Photo
    Oct 18, 2006 at 1:20 PM

    Amazing pictures and very good info. I like Torun a lot and I am glad you liked it either.

  • evona's Profile Photo
    Aug 31, 2006 at 1:44 PM

    I see you had nice time in Poland. Great page with interessting comments and beautiful pics :)

  • gosiaPL's Profile Photo
    Aug 23, 2006 at 10:30 PM

    Great pictures and good info! I visited Torun when I was a kid, maybe I should go there again :-)


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