Where is Wloclawek Located?
Włocławek (Wloclawek on the Vistula river) is the capital of Kujawy in Central Poland. There are about 120 000 people living here (around 300,000 inhabitants in the metropolitan area). There is an interesting Route to the topic of churches and other sights (brick Gothic), among others with the well-known Cathedral and other churches.
What Country is Wloclawek in?
There is a wide range of museums and galleries. Włocławek is nestled in a nature Park with many lakes and is the largest reservoir in Poland (Wloclawski Haaf). The town has a picturesque location and a long history (the first settlement existed here 3000 years ago). World-famous personalities lived here, for example: Nikolaus Kopernikus, Tadeusz Reichstein or Marcel Reich-Ranicki. The most important sights of the Copernicus space, the Seminary (first Seminary in Poland), the famous diocesan Museum with the art of Guercino, Caravaggio and Dürer ,St. Vitalis ‘ Church (1330), the assumption Cathedral, one of the oldest (1340) and highest (87 m )Gothic cathedrals in Poland, with the sculpture of Veit Stoss, stained glass Windows (the oldest in Poland), a painting by Francisco de Zurbaran and Juan Correa de Vivar, the Boulevard on the Vistula river are: , the Church of the Holy John the Baptist with the sculpture of Jan Baptist from Venice or the Museum of Kujaw and Dobriner land (Faiance and art works by Anthonis van Dyck, Georg Philipp Rugendas, Rembrandt van Rijn or Parmigianino).