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Travel Torun Poland Nicolaus Copernicus

Torun’s Old Town, a World Heritage Site, is steeped in a world of knights and armour. Located on a little ford by the Vistula near Gdansk, it tells the story of an Old Gothic Town that has survived many a war, including World War II.

The little town where Copernicus lived

19 February 2013

Torun, a small fairytale town in Poland, revolves around the man who showed the world the ways of the universe. As we celebrate Nicolas Copernicus’ 540th birthday, LAKSHMI SHARATH visits Torun to discover that Copernicus is the centre of the universe for the people here.

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