Monastery Gate


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

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Nearby Toruń attractions

1. Medieval Granaries

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

2. Wozownia Art Gallery

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

3. Crooked Tower

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

4. Gingerbread Museum

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

5. House of Copernicus

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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…

8. Fountain

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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…