Toruń’s historic core, represented by its well preserved complex of medieval architecture and the original urban layout, was included on UNESCO’s World Heritage List in
Christmas Traditions: Torun is famous for being the birthplace of Nicholas Copernicus, but during Christmas Torun literally and figuratively shines. This Polish town is famous for its gingerbread - a favorite Christmastime treat in Poland - and visitors can't leave without sampling Torun's specialty. The Torun Christmas market is one place visitors can buy gingerbread during the holiday season.
(Nicholas Copernicus' home), Torun, Poland…
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Copernicus monument, Torun.
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Born in Torun, Poland on February 19, 1473, Nicolaus Copernicus (the Father of Modern Astronomy) is the first astronomer to postulate a scientifically based heliocentric theory in opposition with Aristotle’s and Ptolemy’s, geocentric system. He explained that the Earth and all other planets revolve around the Sun and that the Earth, just like other planets, rotates around its axis. His ideas became landmarks in the history of modern science that is known as the Copernican Revolution.