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Torun

Torun, Poland

A photograph of the Town Hall in Torun. Toruń is perhaps best known as the birthplace of Nicolaus Copernicus, but its medieval old town is is also included in the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites, chiefly due to the wealth of imposing public and private buildings from as early as the 14th and 15th centuries. Alongwith Bydgoszcz, Torun, is currently one of the two capitals of the province of Kujawy-Pomerania. Picture kindly provided by and copyright Chris Jones. Back to Polish Towns and Cities.

See also: Old Pictures of Torun

Polish Name: Toruń

German Name: Thorn

Polish Province: Kujawsko-Pomorskie


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