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From Wrocław Rynek to Tumský ostrov

Walk along Via Regia in Wroclaw

Petr Liška
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From Wrocław Rynek to Tumský ostrov
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Via Regia is a famous pilgrimage (formerly trade) route leading to Santiago de Compostela. In Wroclaw, you can walk from the beautiful Market Square to another tourist magnet of the city – Tumski Island. Along the way you will pass a number of interesting churches.

View of the church of St. Mary Magdalene

From the Market Square, we head east along Via Regia and after a while we come across a large church. Mary Magdalene. Here is the famous viewpoint from the Pokutnice bridge. From here we will continue along the tram tracks along Szewska Street

View of the church of St. Mary Magdalene
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St. Matthew's Church in Wroclaw

Via Regia will then take us to Bishop Nankier's Plac, where there are a number of churches. The first is the Church of St. Matthew

St. Matthew's Church in Wroclaw
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Church of Saints Hedwig and Klara

Next door is the Church of Saints Hedvika and Klara

Church of Saints Hedwig and Klara
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Cathedral of St. Vincent and St. James

The third and most important and most beautiful of the churches is the Cathedral of St. Vincent and St. James.

Cathedral of St. Vincent and St. James
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Targowa Hall in Wroclaw

Before we cross the bridge to the other side of the river, we can see another important building of the city – Targow Hall

Targowa Hall in Wroclaw
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Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary on the island of Piasek

In front of us rises the Church of the Virgin Mary, from where the tour of the Tumski Island begins

Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary on the island of Piasek
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A walk through the islands

After a tour of Tum Island, go for a walk on the islands to the west. You will find several bridges, nice views of the city and several options for refreshments.

A walk through the islands
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