Welcome to Wrocław, Poland, the capital of the Lower Silesia region. It’s a unique city with 12 islands and over 100 bridges. It is an important communication junction between East and West, a significant center of industry, culture and tourism with a population of 650,000 people. Wrocław joins people from all around the world who visit the city for different reasons – to sightsee, to study or work here. This makes Wrocław a city of great variety and tolerance.
Other places of interest in the area:
Medieval Market Square in Wrocław, view from the tower of St. Elisabeth's Church.
Wrocław is a large educational center with approximately 142,000 students and over 22 high schools. It truly deserves the title of “The Meeting Place” because not only do Polish students find it very attractive, but a wide variety of students from around the world do as well.
The main universities in the area are:
Wrocław is located on the Odra River which makes it an attractive touristic place. Some of the most popular sightseeing spots are Market Square, Town Hall, Cathedral Island, Wrocław University, Opera, Zoo and Botanic Garden. For those who enjoy music and culture, Wrocław organizes various festivals for classical music, ethnic music, culture and movie events and many others.
Popular Wrocław recreational activities include:
- Cruises on the Odra River
- High ropes course in Opatowicka Island
- Aqua park
- Horse riding
- Flying club center
For more information, visit the Sport & Recreation in Wrocław