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Monument of Nicolaus Copernicus

Old Town Square, Torun, Poland
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Ranked #7 of 29 Attractions in Torun
Type: Monuments/ Statues
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

A nice statue to see and have some photo's taken with but nothing to special. Nice thing is that it is located at the main square so you will definitely come across it.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

It's I the centre of the old town's square, you can't miss it... Around are the fountain with violinist, cafés, and gorgeous old post-office building

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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

If you are meeting friends in the Old Town Square this is the usual place. Everyone is always taking pictures and it is always full of people, even at midnight on a school night, because of the proximity of different clubs and pubs.

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Bangalore, India
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67 reviews 67 reviews
49 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I dont think one can miss this Monument if you are Old Town. Its in the center and meeting point for many. There are always crowd there and tough to get a photo with it :D

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Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
48 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Seems to be the central point of Torun and a great meeting point. However, I don't recommend making the Monument one of your trip destinations.

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Mississauga, Canada
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74 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

A photo at this spot is a mandatory ritual for all visitors. Be prepared to wait your turn. Statue dates from 1853 so it too has earned its place in history. The nearby so-called Raftsman monument with the frogs is more fun!

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Long Island, NY
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128 reviews 128 reviews
63 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Imposing in its location in the Rynek, with accompanying fountain. Nice place to sit and enjoy a lody. Young couples like to hoist themselves up on the raised base to take pictures. Schoolchildren like to gather in front with their souvenirs. Pigeons drink at the fountain and alit on the statue. It represents Torun's history as Copernicus' birthplace. It's a... More

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Peterlee, United Kingdom
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86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Nice status but nothing 'wow' or special. It is location in the main square and thus is the obvious meeting place in the whole city. Just be specific when you say ' I will meet you at Copernicus' - as everything in Torun is called Copernicus!

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Escondido, California
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61 reviews 61 reviews
21 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

I visited this museum/house because it might have been where Copernicus lived (it's either here or another house that has been torn-down, no one's really sure). While there is not much to see- artifact-wise, and very little is in English, it's a nice place to wander around and see how the 1% of past times lived. The little light show... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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18 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

The monument is a good landmark as a meeting point. There is always so done trying to take a photo with it.

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