The Statue of Copernicus and the Bridge Gate in Torun

The Statue of Copernicus and the Bridge Gate in Torun

Torun is a beautiful tourist destination with many interesting sites of which we mention the Statue of Copernicus and the Bridge Gate in Torun. In 1853 in the front of the former city hall of the city of Torun was unveiled a bronze monument symbolizing the imposing statue of the astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus, the sculpture being made ​​by the German artist Christian Friedrich Tieck. Initially called the "Transit Gate",  because it is the transition place over the Vistula River, the... [ read more ]