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Monument of Nicolaus Copernicus

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Address: Krakowskie Przedmiescie, Warsaw, Poland

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Copernicus looks out over his own little domain. He sits in his own square by Old Town. It was really cool to be able to walk by him and see him a few times.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Kisza S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Copernicus looks out over his own little domain. He sits in his own square by Old Town. It was really cool to be able to walk by him and see him a few times.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Yet another monument to add to your Wishlist. Very easy to find, just head towards Nowy Świat street which is the continuation of Krakowskie Przedmieście street.

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Bucks County, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a nice respite along the Royal Way south of the University and before Jerusalem St. Worth the stop if you are ambling down this avenue

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice monument on the main street Nowy Swiat, clearly displaying what his contribution to science was.

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is no missing the Copernicus monument, as it is right smack in the center in front of you while you walk down Nowy Swiat. You can't miss it, and you really don't want to! While the obvious and ubiquitous Man-Sitting-In-A-Thoughtful-Pose rises above everyone on a large pedestal, surrounding the monument is a replica of the solar system, complete with... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

The statue is a nice one, and it's located in an area full of other attractions such as museums, palaces and stuff. Also possible to find restaurants, bars, supermarkets and stores around it.

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Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Quite beautiful monument, dedicated to a very important scientist from Poland. Great symbolism of the monument is really something to admire. Premium location, you can't miss it.

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Belgrade, Serbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

For sure you'll be walking the Nowy Swiat street loaded with cafes, restaurants and stores. While doing so, you'll bump to this monument dedicated to a famous Polish mathematician and astronomer who certainly deserves a picture with you.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Nicolaus Copernicus was a Renaissance mathematician and astronomer who developed a model of the universe with the sun at its centre rather than the earth. A bronze monument of Nicolaus Copernicus, holding a compass and armillary sphere, can be found in front of the Academy of Sciences building. The monument is beautifully made and is well worth a visit particularly... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

A nice monument of Copernicus, but nothing to read in English, but that is not unique when you are a tourist abroad...

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