Welcome to Wroclaw - the capital of Lower Silesia, is one of the oldest and most beautiful cities in Poland. Situated at the foot of the Sudety Moutains, upon the Odra River and cut through by its numerous tributaries and canals, it is an exceptional city of 12 islands and 112 bridges.
Wroclaw's complex and dramatic history is embedded in the city walls. We are reminded of the early medieval times in Ostrów Tumski, where one of the most beautiful sacral architecture buildings in Europe has been preserved. Wroclaw Town hall is considered one of the most splendid Gothic buildings in central Europe. In Wroclaw one can also see the biggest baroque interior in Poland, which has remained until today - the Leopoldine Hall, located in the 17th century University building.
The old and modern architecture of the city is surrounded by the abundance of greenery. In the city centre, there spreads out the Szczytnicki Park dating from the 18th century.
It contains over 370 species of trees and shrubs and a Japanese garden. Visitors coming to Wroclaw remember the city mainly as a cultural centre. Its theatres, including the Opera, Musical Theatre and Philharmonic Hall; various clubs, museums and galleries provide a continuous series of artistic events. Internationally acknowledged musical festivals have become the city's cultural landmark.
|Places of Interest|
Poland's second-largest old market square and one of the largest in Europe.
The Town Hall
this is certainly the most beautiful in Poland.
The Museum of Burgher Art
inside shows off its splendid period interiors.
St Mary Magdalene's Church
this Gothic church with a Romanesque portal from 1280.
Musica Polonica Nova Festival
Odra International Jazz Festival
Wratislavia Cantans Oratorio and Cantata Festival