Wrocław - The Meeting Place


The city of Wrocław originated at the intersection of two trade routes, the Via Regia and the Amber Road. At various times in history, it has been part of the Kingdom of Poland, Bohemia, Hungary, the Austrian Empire, Prussia, and Germany. Wrocław is the historical capital of Silesia and Lower Silesia. Today, it is the capital of the Lower Silesian Voivodeship, Poland. Wrocław is the modern and dynamic city. It is classified as a global city by GaWC, with the ranking of high sufficiency and living standard. Wrocław was among 230 cities in the world in the ranking of the consulting company Mercer - "Best City to Live" in 2015. It is also in the top ten places to visit in the ranking of the British newspaper The Guardian. In 2016, the city will be the European Capital of Culture and the World Book Capital. 


Wrocław is full of attractions. Most of the city's main tourist attractions are located directly in the center. Most of them is accessible by foot. The oldest, historic part of Wroclaw, located by the river Odra. There are more than 100 bridges and footbridges in the city therefore Wroclaw is called the "city of bridges".


More about interesting sites and memorials in Wrocław you can read in posts:
"There is no freedom without dwarves". The story of Wrocław’s dwarfs,
 Centennial Hall in Wrocław
Old Town Hall of Wrocław 

Comments

  1. Such a beautiful town, and I love your images and the angels you chose for them. Wonderful travel log.

    Mersad
    Mersad Donko Photography

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  2. A beautiful looking city with all those red roofs!

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  3. Very nice views of the town, so interesting!

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  4. This looks like a great city.

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  5. Everything seems to be placed just right in the first photograph. Great angle. (Enjoyed your text too).

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  6. lovely images of a beautiful city. I went to Wroclaw this summer and spent most of the time chasing gnomes and didn't pay enough attention to the bridges. I enjoyed seeing your take on it. #mysundayphoto

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  7. Interesting shots of the city and buildings.

    Diana
    http://adifferentlenslens365.blogspot.co.nz/2015/09/amana-christian-school.html

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  8. Oh wow this is so beautiful!! I haven't been there but after these photos I certainly want to go! :-) x
    #MySundayPhoto

    http://www.amomentwithfranca.com/

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  9. What a beautiful place - I love all those terracotta coloured roofs. #mysundayphoto

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  10. What a lovely looking place

    Thank you for linking up

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  11. WOW !! Great place. Nice images.

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  12. The red roofs are gorgeous.

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  13. Piękne zdjęcia Wrocławia.
    Serdecznie pozdrawiam:)*

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  14. Pretty views of the city and river. Great photos. Have a happy day and new week ahead!

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  15. So beautiful with all the red roofs.
    Thanks for linking up at http://image-in-ing.blogspot.com/2015/09/steam-powered-whatchamacallits.html

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  16. Love all the red roofs in that city

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  17. Incredibly beautiful, the RED roofs!

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  18. Such a lovely city! Great photos!

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  19. this is absolutely beautiful. and such glorious weather. i must get there one day to see it for myself.

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  20. Such a lovely city setting. Are there many boat tours on the river?

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  21. Wow awesome photography, how i wish also to reach this place in this lifetime.

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  22. What a beautiful city! Thanks for sharing.

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  23. What a perfect day for taking pictures of the city! It looks lovely!

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  24. A beautiful, fascinating, scenic place. And on a sunshiney day it is stunning.

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  25. Beautiful town! I love the red roofs.

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