Toruń is one of the oldest and one of the most beautiful towns in Poland. It charms generation after generation with the beauty of its Gothic Old Town, which was entered onto the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1997. Its night-time panorama, observed from the bridge or from the Vistula’s left bank, was considered one of the 7 wonders of Poland. Nicolaus Copernicus – the man who “stopped the Sun and moved Earth” – was born in Toruń. Since the Middle Ages the town was famous for its delicious gingerbread.
Nowadays Toruń has a population of over 200 thousand and 40 thousand students, learning at the Nicolaus Copernicus University and other higher schools. Cultural life is thriving – there are numerous festivals, concerts, exhibitions, performances…
The city boasts numerous modern sports facilities. The ARENA Sports Hall with 5200 seats is prominent among these. From 24th to 30th March 2019 this very facility will house World Masters Athletics Championships Indoor. The hall is only a 20-minutes walk away from the Old Town.
The city is very friendly and this is appreciated by tourists – every year over 2 million people visit Toruń. Numerous restaurants, serving Polish and other cuisines, cafes, bars and clubs, most of them within the Old Town, await them. Don’t hesitate and visit Toruń as well!