Visible from many places in Wroclaw and constituting the central panorama point of Ostrów Tumski Cathedral of St. John the Baptist is a showcase of the city.
Explore Ostrow Tumski
Ostrów Tumski is the place from which originates the city of Wroclaw. Ostrów Tumski is also historically a religious center of Wroclaw. It was here around the ninth century that the original city of Wroclaw was built, which Bolesław Chrobry raised to the rank of bishopric in the year 1000.
In its beginnings Ostrów Tumski functioned as an island, which only in 1824, thanks to one of the branches of Odra owerwhelming, was incorporated into the mainland. You will find here many of the oldest monuments of Wroclaw. The map located at the bottom of the page will help you plan a tour of Ostrów Tumski.
The route of Wroclaw sightseeing