Top things to do in Lower Vistula

Top Choice Castle in Malbork

Malbork Castle

Malbork’s blockbuster attraction is its show-stoppingly massive castle sitting on the banks of the sluggish Nogat River, an eastern arm of the Vistula. The construction of Marienburg (Fortress of Mary) was begun by …
Top Choice International in Toruń

Szeroka 9

Arguably Toruń's top restaurant, this place offers a changing menu of seasonal gourmet fare ranging from pickled trout with horseradish to pig cheeks with creamed potato and marinated beetroot; the dessert to plump …
Top Choice Polish in Malbork

Gothic

Malbork's blockbuster castle also contains one of Poland's best restaurants, where the medieval theme continues in commendable authenticity. Taking recipes and ingredients from the Grand Master's cookbook and shoppi…
Top Choice Polish in Grudziądz

Kuchnia

With its white tiles, bar made of pallettes and painted brick walls, this trendy looking place has a simple menu of well-cooked Polish favourites as well as kompot (juice from cooked fruit) in jars, brain-reactivati…
Church in Toruń

Cathedral of SS John the Baptist & John the Evangelist

Toruń’s mammoth Gothic cathedral was begun around 1260 but only completed at the end of the 15th century. Its massive tower houses Poland’s second-largest historic bell, the Tuba Dei (God’s Trumpet). On the southern…
Museum in Toruń

Old Town Hall

The Old Town Hall dates from the 14th century and hasn’t changed much since, though some Renaissance additions lent an ornamental touch to the sober Gothic structure. Today it houses Gothic art (painting and stained…
Polish in Toruń

Oberża

This self-service cafeteria stacks 'em high and sells 'em cheap for a hungry crowd of locals and tourists. Find your very own thatched minicottage or intimate hideout amid stained-glass windows, cartwheels, bridles …
Museum in Toruń

Toruń Gingerbread Museum

Not to be confused with the commercial Gingerbread Museum across town, this branch of the Toruń Regional Museum is housed in a former gingerbread factory and looks at the 600-year-long history of the city's favourit…
Cafe in Toruń

Cafe Molus

This stylish cafe, at the back of Dom Towarowy shopping arcade, fulfils the desires of the sweet-toothed and caffeine-craving under broken Gothic arches, painted ceilings and some of the chunkiest beams you’ve ever …
Museum in Toruń

Gingerbread Museum

Learn about the history of Toruń gingerbread and create a spicy concoction of your own under the enlightened instruction of a mock-medieval gingerbread master. All of this takes place in a renovated 16th-century gin…