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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 …
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


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…
Microbrewery in Toruń

Jan Olbracht

Take a seat in a barrel-shaped indoor booth or at the street-side terrace to sample some of this microbrewery's unusual beers. These include pils, wheat beer, a special ale and, this being Toruń, gingerbread beer, a…
Vegetarian in Toruń


Enjoy tasty dishes such as tofu curry, vegetarian jambalaya, falafel salad, and calzone stuffed with mushrooms, watched over by a huge mural depicting the eponymous root vegetable. Good soups and cakes too. Ask for …
Classical Music in Toruń

Dwór Artusa

The Artus Court, an impressive late-19th-century mansion overlooking the main square, houses a major cultural centre and has an auditorium hosting musical events, including concerts and recitals.