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A walk along the Market Square in Wroclaw

A walk through the most beautiful part of Wroclaw

Petr Liška
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A walk along the Market Square in Wroclaw
Inserted: 17.05.2022
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com
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Wroclaw Market Square is the historical center of this city. The whole square is surrounded by beautiful town houses. In its center stands the magnificent town hall. The northwest corner is dominated by the Basilica of St. Elizabeth with the famous lookout tower. Next to the Market Square is another nice square Plac Solny

The beginning of the tour of the Market Square near the Basilica

We can start our tour of the Market Square in Wroclaw, for example, in its northwest corner, where the beautiful Basilica of St. Elizabeth. It has a really unmissable, 92 meter high tower

The beginning of the tour of the Market Square near the Basilica
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Interior of the basilica

The basilica is definitely worth a visit – it has an interesting interior and a magnificent organ. But the best is to climb its tower and a beautiful view of the whole of Wroclaw

Interior of the basilica
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The center of the square

The center of the square is filled with a cluster of historic buildings – from this part you can see the town hall. Behind him is the beautiful town hall. Two passages then lead through this block.

The center of the square
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The western part of the Market Square

In the western part of the square there are fairytale-looking burgher houses with impressive gables. Each of the houses has its own historical name

The western part of the Market Square
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Salt market

From the southwestern end of the Market Square, you can move freely to another nice square – the Salt Market, which is now more of a flower market. You will also find nice town houses and the Old Stock Exchange building

Salt market
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City Hall in Wroclaw

From the Salt Market we continue to the largest monument on the Wroclaw Market Square – to the beautiful town hall, which looks more like a cathedral

City Hall in Wroclaw
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City Hall on the other side

On the other hand, the town hall looks completely different

City Hall on the other side
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East side of the square

The east side of the square is also nice, especially the corner house – Kamienica Pod Złotym Psem

East side of the square
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North side of the Market Square

We only have to go around the last side of the square, where you can see a number of other beautiful houses. Rynek is really the most beautiful part of Wroclaw

North side of the Market Square
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