Sailors' Gate


This gate is part of Toruń's old city walls.

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Nearby Toruń attractions

1. Gingerbread Museum

0.05 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…

3. Eskens' House

0.09 MILES

The impressive Gothic House of the Esken family, set behind the cathedral, was converted into a granary in the 19th century. It contains city history…

4. Monastery Gate

0.11 MILES

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

5. Wozownia Art Gallery

0.11 MILES

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

6. Bridge Gate

0.12 MILES

Part of the old city walls and the last Gothic gate to be built, a 700m-long bridge was constructed here between 1497 and 1500 and survived for over three…

7. House of Copernicus

0.12 MILES

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. Medieval Granaries

0.12 MILES

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