Torun Poland - Popular Tourist Destination In Europe

Torun has emerged as a popular tourist destination in the recent years. Located on the bank of Vistula River in Poland, the place is important both because of its culture and commercial value. The city of Torun is actually a combination of two cities; namely the old town and the new town. The old town was included among the World Heritage Site in 1997. The old town still has a lot of historical buildings which date back as far as the 13th century. The most famous historical building in the old town is the castle constructed by Teuton king.

 The Teutonic kings constructed several buildings in the 13th century. One of the buildings that you must not miss is the Nicolas Copernicus University. The university is named after a town hero. Most of the population of the city belongs to the students of university and the place is also a popular tourist destination.

 Torun is not that big in size and if you ever go there you can easily explore all the important places on foot. The residents of the city are warm and friendly and would be happy to show you the way if you ever get lost. You can even learn some of the folk tales and facts related to the historical sites in the city. Some of the historical buildings that you should visit are the Town Hall, the Pomerarian Theater, the Leaning Tower, churches of St James and St John and ruins of city wall and castle. 

Most of the hotels in the city are located at a walking distance from the historical sites. Some are even built on the remains of the Teutonic buildings and are made to look like ancient castles. You can find both expensive and affordable hotels in Torun and you can pick the one you are most comfortable staying at. The best time to visit the city is the summer when the weather is mild. You would also be able to attend the summer festival which has a lot of entertainment for guests. So if you wish to see the culture of an old European city then Torun is a great place to go.

1 comment:

  1. beautiful place as popular destination in Poland, happy holiday !



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