Tourist attractions you will see during your tour:

ratusz wroclaw zegar sloneczny
The construction of the Town Hall started at the end of the 13th century and ended in the 16th century. Inside its 66m long tower there is Poland’s oldest bell which was cast in 1380 and is still in use. There are clock dials on the tower with 4m long hands. An impressive clock can also be seen on the Western facade of the building.  Inside there used to be magnificent chambers, a treasury and a dungeon for the rich and mighty. There used to be the oldest restaurant in Europe as well. Above the entrance to the restaurant there is a sculpture of an annoyed woman ready to hit her drunk husband with a clog. 
rynek wroclaw niedzwiadek zwiedzanie rynku
During your walk across one of the biggest squares in Europe (which extends to 3,7 ha), you will discover plenty of interesting architectural details. On the facades of the historic tenements you will see, among other things, huge griffins, eagles, a golden dog and a golden deer. In the Market Square you will also find a number of shopping centers. One of them belonged to the renowned Levi family famous for its brand. Don’t miss your chance to stroke the little bear, who is believed to bring you good luck.  The Market Square is paved with a so-called “High-HEEL-way”, which is a sidewalk built especially for Ladies (an investment of 2.7 mln zł) to make walking in high-heels hassle-free.
plac solny czerwony melex postoj melexow zwiedzanie wroclawia
It was demarcated in 1242 after a Mongol invasion as a subsidiary market square. The name dates back to the time when salt from Wieliczka was sold here, as well as honey and leather. Today there are flower stalls open 24/7, giving gents the opportunity to surprise and impress on their ladies even on a date late at night. Underneath the square there is a bunker open to the public. After a tour with us you will get a discount ticket to visit the bunker and its exhibition, containing objects that appeared in famous movies, ie. a piece of James Bond’s aston martin. It is worth mentioning that in one the films James Bond drove a Melex car. We hope one day he will visit us in the Solny Square where every day our tours start from. 
stara gielda
The most magnificent edifice in the Solny Square by the architect Carl Ferdinand Langhans, whose father designed The Brandenburg Gate in Berlin. Today it hosts the Wrocław headquarters of one of the leading Polish TV channels, TVN. During live transmissions from the balcony, The Solny Square and The Market Square can be seen. Above the balcony there are sculptures of two angels holding and emblem with a letter W. This alludes to the city’s coat of arms and the founder of the Cathedral Island, the Czech Duke Wratysław. During our tour you will find out why other symbols from Wrocław’s coat of arms were not depicted and you will hear a funny story about the eagles that ornament the roof of the building.
kosciol garnizowy krasnale strazacy wieza widokowa punkt widokowy wroclaw
This huge Gothic temple is often confused with the Cathedral because of its size. It was granted the title of a minor basilica and a garrison church. In the evening you will be captivated by the stained glass windows representing the Pope John Paul II, the Marshal Józef Piłsudski and the King Jan III Sobieski. The 91,5m long tower is an excellent vantage point. It used to be 130m long, but during a storm in the 16th century the top part fell over the Market Square. A few years before that disaster the Catholic church was gambled away in a card or dice game and became Protestant as a result. What did the Catholic priest who lost the church in the game say and what did the new person in charge answer…? All tourists burst into laughter when they hear this story. How many steps are there from the bottom to the top of the tower? We have counted... Quite a lot!
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In these two little houses the church’s servants used to live. The name originates in the Grimm Brothers’ story. In the tale two children walked through a forest holding each other’s hands. The little houses are joined by a gate, hence the association. For many years in the Baroque Hansel there used to be an atelier of the famous local artist Eugeniusz Get – Stankiewicz, specialising in chalcography. He ornamented the building with gold and his works. The Renaissance Gretel hosts the Wrocław Enthusiasts Society and a souvenir shop. If you take a closer look, you might  find the cleverly hidden date of construction.
jatki najstarsza ulica we wroclawiu pomnik zwierzat rzeznych galerie na jatkach
It is the oldest of Wrocław’s streets preserved to the present day. In the past a place where meat was sold, nowadays artists run their ateliers and stalls here. It is renowned for the monument of slaughter animals which attracts both old and young people. Behind the monument, little plaques attached to the brick wall tell us about the designers who created each of the animals. Among others, we will see: Jan Zamorski’s piglet, Jerzy Bokrzycki’s pig, Mirosław Grzeszczuk’s goat and Marek Kulik’s goose. The passersby might get surprised by the plaque in honour of simple equations designed by professor Get - Stankiewicz. 1 + 1 = 2. Does everything in life have to be so complicated?
uniwersytet wroclawski wejscie glowny cztery cnoty kardynalne sprawiedliwosc mestwo roztropnosc umiarkowanie
Wrocław’s longest Baroque facade, built in the 18th century, is 173m long.  It was financed by the Austrian emperor Leopold I Habsburg who gave a plot of land to the Jesuits. A portico with a balcony above the main entrance is ornamented with allegorical sculptures representing the four virtues which every student should possess. There is Justice with a sword, Courage with a mace, Prudence with a mirror and Temperance with a pitcher. The University’s most significant auditorium is Aula Leopoldina which hosts all the important academic events, as well as a beautiful concert hall called Oratorium Marianum. During the trip you will find out which famous artists gave concerts in Wrocław.
szermierz fontanna szermierza uniwesytet wroclawski
In front of the University, there is a Fencer’s statue in an honourable pose standing with a sword. Nothing would be out of the ordinary except for the fact that he is naked. The statue was created by the Fine Arts professor Hugo Lederer from Berlin who is said to have depicted himself as in his student times. What does he warn the students against? His story is amusing us until today.
kosciol uniwersytecki barokowy wroclaw
t is believed to be the most beautiful Baroque church in Wrocław. If you visit this temple, you will  understand why the Jesuits ran out of money and could not continue to build the University. Inside you will get amazed with rich paintings and sculptures. Take a closer look at the copy of Michelangelo’s Pietà.
At the banks of Oder there is a magnificent Baroque edifice which used to belong to Czech Knights Templar, whose emblem was a red star. Today it is a museum hosting a very important collection of books, illustrations, maps and medals. To mention a few authors, you will find there works by Władysław Reymont, Aleksander Fredro, Henryk Sienkiewicz and Frederick Chopin.
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The Market Hall, designed by Richard Plüddeman and Heinrich Küster, was built in 1908. Nowadays it is a market selling flowers, sweets, fruit and vegetables, and much more. You can also purchase Bolesławiec porcelain, change a zip in your jacket or fix your shoes. During a longer trip we will have time to taste the coffee from a world class barista.
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The oldest bridge in Wrocław, built over 150 years ago, it still shows signs of World War II. It will take us to Piaskowa Island.
One of the two Orthodox churches in Wrocław. It was burnt in May 1945 together with its library. Our guide will tell you why it happened and why there had been such an extensive book collection.
kosciol sw maryi panny na piasku
When we pass by this church in the summertime, through the half-open solid wooden door we will see the impressive red stained glass windows. This eye-catcher encourages tourists to visit this Gothic temple, also worth seeing in winter. Inside the church you will find a tourist attraction which is a must-see over the Christmas time.
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The present steel bridge was built in 1889. Also dubbed the Lovers’ Bridge, as for many years couples have been hanging padlocks on it, then throwing the keys in the river. They believe by doing this, they will always be together. In the old times it was the borderline between the city and the “holy land” of the Cathedral Island. The secular law did not apply anymore and each man, including the duke, was obliged to take off his hat while crossing the bridge.
ostrow tumski
In here the first settlement was established by the Czech duke Wratysław. That’s where the city of Wrocław got its name from. Since the beginning of the 14th century this part of the city has exclusively belonged to the church authorities. You will find here numerous churches, monasteries and the Archbishop’s Palace. In the evening, half an hour before sunset, a lamplighter walks down the cobblestone streets in a smart cloak and a top hat on his head to light the 102 gas streetlights.
A double-storey Gothic church. The upper part is the Holy Cross Church, while in the lower, St. Bartholomew Church.  They were built following a long-lasting conflict between Duke Henry II Probus and Bishop Thomas II. During the tour we will tell you why the temple consists of two churches.  Nicolaus Copernicus was one of the church’s canon priests, a fact proven by documents confirming that a sum of money had been collected. 
palac biskupi ostrow tumski brama
Behind the ornate gate there is the headquarters of Wrocław’s Metropolitan Archbishop. At the entrance there is Pope’s John Paul II coat of arms. During his pilgrimage to Poland, the saint-to-be stayed in this very palace, back then hosted by Bishop Henryk Gulbinowicz. This popular and much-respected priest earned his fame at the beginning of the 80s, supporting the anti-communist organisation Solidarity. Learn the thrilling story of the 80 million zloty he was hiding.
It is called the mother of all churches in the region of Lower Silesia. A great example of fusion between Romanic, Gothic and Baroque styles. It was severely damaged during World War II, reaching up to 70% destroyed buildings. Until today a projectile that got stuck in the facade of the church can be seen. Inside take a  closer look at the painting of St. Mary of Wrocław which was coronated by the pope John Paul II. Visitors get amazed with the stained glass windows, the pipe organ and the stone ambo.
plac grunwaldzki
Here let us tell you the story of how the Germans were planning to defend the „Festung Breslau” (The Fortress of Wrocław). At the end of World War II an airfield was built only for just one plane with the city’s commander-in-chief Karl Hanke on board to flee from Breslau.  For those who are interested in the War time, we have many interesting stories to share; we can also show you photos of Wrocław in 1945.
uniwersytet medyczny studenci we wroclawiu kliniki
The dark red buildings at Maria Skłodowska-Curie St. belong to the Medical University. Among the city’s famous doctors there were such well-known figures as Alois Alzheimer who did research on post-traumatic stress disorder, or Ludwik Hirszfeld who introduced the concept of different blood groups. A city guide will also tell you about another doctor who made medical tools and became very famous.
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It replaced a former wooden bridge that, during the construction of the new one, was moved 30 meters away and served as a temporary bridge. What an achievement it was to move an old 10-ton bridge without blocking the access to the island! Especially that the enterprise only took a few hours!  The current bridge, based on 4 pylons made of red sandstone, dates back to 1897 and is one of the city’s oldest bridges. It is ornamented with the coat of arms of Wrocław and stylish streetlights.
wroclaw hala ludowa fontanna
The Centennial Hall was built in 1913 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Nations, in which Prussian troops defeated Napoleon. Back in the days, it was the world’s biggest building made of reinforced concrete. Due to the pioneer technologies that were applied and its historical importance, it was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site. The elevation is adorned with 600 yellow stained glass windows. In the original concept they were meant to be ruby, yet they got damaged during transport and the concept had to be changed. The Hall can contain up to 10,000 people.  It wasn’t destroyed during World War II, as it was an excellent waypoint for the pilots bombing the nearby airport that was under construction. Inside the Hall a light aircraft was stored secretly in which the commander-in-chief Karl Hanke fled iin 1945. Nowadays The Centennial Hall hosts all kinds of artistic events, concerts, sport competitions, exhibitions and trade fairs.
ogrod japonski
The favourite place for wedding photo sessions, it is crossed by an Oder canal spanned by footbridges. The presence of calming greenery and humming water makes it a lovely chillout place.
zoo wroclaw zyrafa zebry afrykarium zwiedzanie zoo
The first zoological garden in Wrocław was established before World War II. Currently over 800 animal species can be found here. The biggest attraction of the Wrocław Zoo is the Afrykarium. On top of its colourful fish collection, we can see, a hippo, stingrays, sharks, sea turtles and much more.
fontanna wroclaw pokaz specjalny fontanny fontanna ze swiatlami i dzwiekiem
Wrocław’s Multimedia Fountain attracts plenty of tourists and locals with its spectacular water shows. The combination of sound and water is breathtaking, at any time. During the day a pergola in the background overgrown with greenery and supported by 750 pillars is a real eye-catcher. In the evening the illumination creates a magical atmosphere. The water shows are held on top of the hour. To make sure our customers get the most of it, we’ll do our best to be there right on time.
politechnika wroclawska
The Technical University campus consist both of historical buildings, some of them built in 1910, and of modern ones, which were raised just recently. After World War II, thanks to a group of professors from Vilnius and Lviv, the University’s academic activity was resumed. It wasn’t an easy thing to do, as the Soviet army had planned to arrange there its military quarters instead. Passing by the Technical University we will see Polinka - a gondola lift which carries the students over the river, transporting them to different departments.
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This suspension bridge was put into operation on 10/10/1910. It is a 120m long riveted steel construction. It was first called ”The Emperor’s Bridge” after the German Emperor Wilhelm II and its pillars were ornamented with big stone crowns. During the War it was suspended straight on the barges crossing the river. We know many interesting trivia about this bridge to share with you. One of them tells the story of a pilot who is believed to have flown by plane under the bridge.
muzeum narodowe
The edifice of the National Museum used to host the Governorship of the Province of Silesia. Today’s art collection contains old wooden altars, paintings and numerous sculptures. The building is overgrown with ivy and its colours change according to the season. At the entrance there are two statues of Michelangelo and Albrecht Dürer. Across the street, in the park there are Greek mythology statues and a stone art installation called “Awaiting”, which represents a woman sitting on an armchair with her hands crossed, while the other armchair is empty. Her face is heading towards the Voivodeship Office.
panorama raclawicka sky tower parking panorama raclawicka widok z punktu widokowego
This piece of art, displayed in a rotunda, is one of Wrocław’s most significant tourist attractions. The building resembles the shape of a scythe which was the weapon used by the soldiers in the Battle of Racławice. It was painted by a few famous artists, Jan Styka and Wojciech Kossak among others, in only 9 months.  The painting is watched from a special platform and thanks to the real objects placed next to it, the boundary between the canvas and its setting fades away. It takes around 25 min to visit the Panorama. After World War II the painting got into Stalin’s hands and it wasn’t easy to get it back. Our guide will tell you the story.
poczta glowna
The building was raised at the beginning of the 20th century. 40m long, it was named the first tower block in the city. Its facade is adorned with stone postilions showing the history of mail delivery. Among the things to see in the exhibition there is a postcoach, a big collection of stamps and mailboxes.
dworzec glowny
The building of the main railway station was completed in mid-19th century. Its facade is one of the most beautiful in the city. Before World War II a train called “The Flying Silesian” covered the distance between Breslau and Berlin in only 3 hrs.  Today it takes one hour longer. During a thorough renovation in 2012, under the thick layer of paint original wooden tills were discovered. During World War II in the basement there was a bunker, which is currently used as a car park. When you walk out of the railway station, you will be greeted by a neon sign of a gentleman taking off his hat and saying “Good evening in Wrocław”. The building of the main railway station was completed in mid-19th century. Its facade is one of the most beautiful in the city. Before World War II a train called “The Flying Silesian” covered the distance between Breslau and Berlin in only 3 hrs.  Today it takes one hour longer. During a thorough renovation in 2012, under the thick layer of paint original wooden tills were discovered. During World War II in the basement there was a bunker, which is currently used as a car park. When you walk out of the railway station, you will be greeted by a neon sign of a gentleman taking off his hat and saying “Good evening in Wrocław”.
instalacja przejscie
One of the world’s most creative monuments, it was designed by Jerzy Kalina. It depicts pedestrians going down into an underpass and then emerging from it again. They are not cheerful, but average, grey characters and, despite each one is different, all of them are going straight ahead. During our trip we will tell you about the symbolic meaning of this sculpture.
The Classicist edifice, designed by Carl Ferdinand Langhans, is situated at  Świdnicka High Street. Inside, the huge chandelier is a real eye-catcher. The Opera House interiors are richly decorated. The gilded ornaments made of genuine gold cover up to 10,000m² of the building’s surface. Many famous artists performed here, including Richard Wagner, Richard Strauss, Niccolo Paganini or  Ferenc Liszt. Big shows are also held in the open air and always amuse the audience.
narodowe forum muzyki
Wrocław’s most modern concert hall. The colours of the facade allude to brass and wood musical instruments are made of. Thanks to the technologies applied, the inner walls of the building can be adjusted depending on the show. The biggest architectural achievement was to accomplish an absolute silence in the concert halls. During the construction special care was taken to soundproof the building both from inside and outside noise. The biggest hall can contain over 1800 spectators and there can be up to 100 people on stage. In front of the building the Wrocław Gnomes Orchestra is performing a tiny little concert. 
palac krolewski muzeum historyczne wroclawia
Former headquarters of the Prussian kings. It was here where Frederick William III commissioned the Iron Cross as the military decoration. Today the building hosts the Wrocław City Museum which shows the city’s history from the Middle Ages until modern times. Everyone will find something interesting here. On top of treasures belonging to the Church and beautiful pieces of porcelain, we can see exhibits from World War II or the nostalgic frania washing machine. 
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Near the Market Square there is a district stretching over a few streets where four temples can be found: Protestant, Jewish, Catholic and Orthodox. Each denomination is represented respectively by: the Evangelical Church of Divine Providence, the Catholic St. Anthony Church, The White Stork Synagogue and The Nativity of Saint Mary the Mother of God Orthodox Church. This part of the city offers regular meetings and concerts which are meant to integrate the community and spread the idea of equality through cultural events.
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„Hanka”, „Rumcajs”, „Grand Hotel” these neon signs can be seen in one of the corners not far from the Market Square. This unique place is a true gallery of neon signs. Instead of ending up in a dump or scrap, their glow keeps entertaining the passers-by.
dzielnica nadodrze wroclawskie murale street art
Sometimes our customers come up with certain unusual requests, which makes us stray from our well-worn routes. In the artisan Nadodrze district an astonishing Murals Gallery was established, thanks to the European Union funds. As a result, a dozen of interesting projects were carried out, among them a painting of the local dogs.