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Monument of Nicolaus Copernicus

Old Town Square, Torun, Poland
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Following the steps of Copernicus

The monument is located in the central part of town and very easy to locate. This statue us well... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Maria C
Ponce, Puerto Rico
via mobile
Torun's most famous son

A good location to have the statue - right outside the town hall in the Torun Main square. Torun is... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2017
Riga, Latvia
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Old Town Square, Torun, Poland

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The monument is located in the central part of town and very easy to locate. This statue us well regarded by locals and many take pictures embracing Copernicus s he put thus town on the map!

Thank Maria C
Reviewed 20 June 2017

A good location to have the statue - right outside the town hall in the Torun Main square. Torun is proud of the man that "stopped the sun".

1  Thank ElitaKresse
Reviewed 13 June 2017

This was a super experience, one we will never forget. The exhibits are awe-inspiring especially when you consider their age and how accurately they were produced.

Thank Barry M
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

This main square where the Copernicus statue is a place to seat and watch the world go by . BUT.. there are many homeless loitering the area and pestering both tourists and the many young school children who come to see Copernicus. We witnessed two...More

Thank Helen R
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

The statue of Nicolaus Copernicus can be considered the centre of Torun. It is located on the main square and is an obvious meeting point. The statue itself is very tasteful and impressive, without trying to be flamboyant or tacky. It's worth a visit, a...More

Thank Travelingjohn123
Reviewed 4 June 2017

This monument is the most important point in the old town! You must see it and take a selfie, of course! ;-) The most famous place in the city!

Thank Bartłomiej P
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Heliocentricity indeed . Nice spot for a photo op at the old town square in Torun. Torun is unique as it is authentic in it's architecture having been not destroyed in WWII.

Thank mountainportal
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Makes a nice photo opportunity, and it is a great looking statue. It is easy to find, and a nice addition to the square.

Thank Oakbug
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The people in Torun are really proud of Nicolaus's achievements to humanity. His statue stands looking out as if he eternally looking for the next earth shattering realisation that we need to understand. Its a great icon and summarises exactly what Torun is about! Also...More

Thank ReviewsNZ
Reviewed 23 May 2017

During a week I saw three different statues of Copernicus: in Torun, Warsaw and Olsztyn and I liked this one in Torun the most. This monument is a real centre of the town.

Thank DejanNS72
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