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Monument of Nicolaus Copernicus

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Address: Krakowskie Przedmiescie, Warsaw, Poland

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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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank g_marianaa
Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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.

Thank Aleksandar S
Belgrade, Serbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank B1714D
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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Tonsberg, Norway
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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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Frederick, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Worth a stop in passing to see this statue of the eminent local hero claimed by several Polish towns.

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

The architecture of the Monument of Nicolaus Copernicus is unique and worth to attend it for a photo.

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Porto, Portugal
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

It's just a statue like many others. Even for those that are Nicolaus Copernicus' lovers it will be a normal statue.

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Well, if you get off the tram downtown and you follow the road, you stop by this statue. The piece of information that i found interesting was that Polish clergy refused to attend the unveiling ceremonies in the 1800s as his book had been condemned by the Holy Office in 1616. During the World War II, the nazis tried to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

The Copernicus monument is situated in a nice area. The street has nice restaurants, cafes and shops. You get easily to Old town.

Thank Michaela H

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