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Old Town Square, Torun, Poland
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Reviewed November 3, 2018

The statue is located at one corner of the city square. It seems to be a meeting place for tourists.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Timothy M
Reviewed November 3, 2018

Situated in the middle of Torun in the old town square, the stature of Copernicus stands out and is a focal point in Torun. Worth a photo and browse.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

Torun is a beautiful city and it's all.cause of sir nicholas that this city is so famous. This is definitely one of the highlights in the old town.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Veggie_Voyager89
Reviewed September 20, 2018

Not really much to say about this other than it is a nice statue and a good photo op. However it is alos a good point of refrence point for navigating the city. We had to split up for a couple of hours and we...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kathyey1
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Self explanatory really, statue of Copernicus where he was based most of his time in Poland working. Kind of interesting that he was also a lawyer and doctor as well as scientist

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JoeFLondon
Reviewed September 5, 2018

The statue is placed in the historical city center and gives a good impression of the proudness of the city in being the birthplace of Copernicus.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Marcus_NL1234
Reviewed September 3, 2018

Walking through the town brings many beautiful and enjoyable sights including this monument. The clock is magnificent and plays on the hour.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Burtdol
Reviewed August 26, 2018

In a nice position on one of the corners of this "place", there is the monument representing Copernicus. It is quite trivial to have it here, and not so exciting.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Andrea B
Reviewed August 15, 2018

The bronze statue of Copernicus that now stands opposite the Town Hall is due to Napoleon's casual remark to Torun's city fathers that Torun, the childhood home of Copernicus, should have a statue of him in the town square. Three hundred years after Copernicus death,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 29, 2018

This sculpture is a very real representation o one of Poland favorite sons. We saw memorials to Copernicus all over Poland and this one was very well done.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank RichardK938
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October 6, 2018|
Response from Burtdol | Reviewed this property |
He was a scientist and famous astronomer who indicated that the sun not the earth was the center of the universe. His scientific center and home are in Torin and well worth visiting.