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Ostrow Tumski, Wroclaw, Poland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best preserved and picturesque cities in Poland, a must see if you are visiting this part of Europe

Thank Graham B
Reviewed 1 week ago

we enjoyed guided tour of islands and bridges and went back to revisit at our leisure. I would advise hearing/learning the story and little details which made it even more interesting

Thank MumH4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The whole island is beautiful and has a special climate. The cathedral is "alive"... We were quit surprised when we saw the lamp lighter (around 5PM), as we didn't know about the gas street lamps. All of the sudden a man wearing a tall hat...More

Thank Jana B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely place to visit and stroll around. The Cathedral is magnificent and the walk by the river is delightful. A must visit.

Thank George L
Reviewed 8 October 2018

I loved walking around this storied and stunning island. With wonderful cafes and buildings steeped in history, this spot is a must-see.

Thank livinginHalifax
Reviewed 25 September 2018

very nice place to explore by foot any time of the day, with a lot of interesting places to see. enjoy!

Thank Idan N
Reviewed 23 September 2018

So, since this has been reviewed extensively I am not going to take too much time. Take the time and make the effort. BTW there is a public restroom in the area just ask if you don't see it. Also don't miss the romantic tradition...More

Thank Kathyey1
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Ostrow Tumski is like a mini area of the city. Churches & the Cathedral - a few restaurants / green spaces near the river a nice place to walk. Not impressed with the Cathedral (and we have been to many) but some of the churches...More

Thank Czieka17
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

It seems every tour group visits the island, so it must be worthwhile! We walked there and self guided, we probably missed a lot of detail but we saw as much as we wanted to. Given that Poland has so many wonderful churches, steeped in...More

Thank DM S
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

I joined an Irish couple visiting this attraction plus other attractions, riding the golf cart. We briefly stopped here for some picture taking and visiting of the churches. Our guide also explained that the Law School is located here as well. We noted the lamps...More

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461ezgia
23 October 2018|
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Response from FRANCIS P | Reviewed this property |
We just went on Trip advisor and saw what was good to see down there. We also took a free walking tour that is offered at the TI
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CarmellaH1
5 May 2018|
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Response from Charly R | Reviewed this property |
There isn’t really a set time, it’s when the sun sets. If you google what time ‘dusk’ is, it was about 15 mins before that when we were there
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CarmellaH1
5 May 2018|
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Response from Ewa S | Reviewed this property |
Hi Carmella there is no timetable, I came just before sunset and was walking around until I spotted him :)
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