Crooked Tower


One of Toruń's most photographed buildings is the crooked tower, whose top and bottom is out of kilter by 1.5m.

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Nearby Toruń attractions

1. Medieval Granaries

0.04 MILES

A few medieval granaries have survived at the western end of the city's riverfront defences, most now occupied by hotel rooms.

2. Monastery Gate

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Hefty, square-set gate built as part of Toruń's medieval defences.

3. Wozownia Art Gallery

0.07 MILES

This small art gallery has changing displays of contemporary art, providing some contrast to the Gothic frenzy outside.

4. House of Copernicus


While it's not clear if Copernicus was actually born here, this branch of the Regional Museum is dedicated to the famed astronomer's life and works. More…

5. Gingerbread Museum

0.12 MILES

Learn about the history of Toruń gingerbread and create a spicy concoction of your own under the enlightened instruction of a mock-medieval gingerbread…

7. Fountain

0.17 MILES

West of the town hall, opposite the post office, is an intriguing small fountain built in 1914. Bronze-cast frogs sit on its rim, admiring a statue of a…

8. Old Town Hall

0.18 MILES

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…