Wroclaw Market Square
Poland

What to do in Wroclaw – Poland?

1. Market Square (Rynek)

Wroclaw Market Square
Wroclaw Market Square

The Market Square, Wrocław (Polish: Rynek we Wrocław) is a medieval market square in Wrocław, now the heart of a pedestrian zone. The square is rectangular with the dimensions 213 by 178 metres (699 ft × 584 ft). It is one of the largest markets in Europe, with the largest two city halls in Poland.

2. Wroclaw’s Dwarfs

 

Wroclaw's Dwarfs
Wroclaw’s Dwarfs

Wrocław’s dwarfs (Polish: krasnale, krasnoludki) are small figurines (20-30 cm) that first appeared in the streets of Wrocław, Poland, in 2005. Since then, their numbers have been continually growing, and today they are considered a tourist attraction: those who would like to combine sight-seeing in Wrocław with “Hunting for dwarfs” are offered special brochures with a map[1] and mobile application software for smartphones. As of 2015, there are over 350 dwarfs spread all over the city.

3. Wroclaw Zoo & Afrykarium

Wroclaw Zoo & Afrykarium
Wroclaw Zoo & Afrykarium

The Wrocław Zoological Garden, known simply as the Wrocław Zoo (Polish: Ogród Zoologiczny we Wrocławiu), is a zoo on Wróblewskiego Street in Wrocław, Poland. It is the oldest zoo in Poland, having been opened in 1865 as the Breslau Zoological Garden while the city was part of Prussia. It is also the largest (in terms of the number of animals) zoo in Poland. The zoo covers 33 hectares (82 acres) in downtown Wrocław. It is home to about 10,500 animals representing about 1,132 species (in terms of the number of animal species it is the third largest in the world. The zoo includes among others: Africarium-Oceanarium, Madagascar pavilion, Odrarium, Terrarium, Ropes course Zoolandia, Children’s Zoo, Rancho, food and drinks outlets.

4. Wroclaw Town Hall

Wroclaw Town Hall
Wroclaw Town Hall

The Old Town Hall (Polish: Stary Ratusz, German: Breslauer Rathaus) of Wrocław stands at the center of the city’s Market Square (rynek). The Gothic town hall built from the 13th century is one of the main landmarks of the city. The Old Town Hall’s long history reflects developments that have taken place in the city since its initial construction. The town hall serves the city of Wroclaw and is used for civic and cultural events such as concerts held in its Great Hall. In addition, it houses a museum and a basement restaurant.

5. Panorama of Raclawice Battle

Panorama of Raclawice Battle
Panorama of Raclawice Battle

6. Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

7. Multimedia Fountain at Pergola

Multimedia Fountain at Pergola
Multimedia Fountain at Pergola

8. Wroclaw University Botanical Garden

Wroclaw University Botanical Garden
Wroclaw University Botanical Garden

9.Tumski Bridge & Ostrow Tumski

ostrow tumski
ostrow tumski

10. Sky Tower Observation Deck

Sky Tower Observation Deck
Sky Tower Observation Deck

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