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Ostrow Tumski, Wroclaw, Poland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Crossing the bridge of love, with all its locks, you are spoilt for choices of churches, beautiful old buildings.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Aeronaut65
Reviewed 2 days ago

I firstly came to Wroclaw to study IT and I have to say, that it is the most beautiful place in this city. Even bridges are wonderful. It is without a doubt a must see on every trip to Wroclaw.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Marek D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ostrow Tumski (better known as Cathedral Island) is the oldest part of the city of Wrocław It was formerly an island between branches of the Oder River. It’s main outstanding feature that rises above the whole area is Wroclaw Cathedral – St. John The Baptist...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Seanie_13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cathedral Island ( Ostrow Tumski ) is without a shadow of a doubt one of the oldest and most beautiful parts of this magnificent little Polish city. Cathedral Island is surrounded by the beautiful Odra River and crossed by innumerable cute little bridges. The island...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Boulevard along the river was lovely to sit and read a book or people watch. The island felt calm and quiet, away from the hustle and bustle of the old town. Popular location for wedding photos, there were two couples that day. I crossed at...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank hermitZee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Graham B
Reviewed 6 November 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MumH4
Reviewed 28 October 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 688janab
Reviewed 23 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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.

Date of experience: September 2018
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23 October 2018|
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
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
5 May 2018|
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 :)