What to do in Wroclaw

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Wroclaw Market Square featuring night scenes and heritage architecture

Wroclaw Attractions

If you're after things to do in Wroclaw, plan on being busy. This bustling city knows how to turn up the fun. No matter your interests, you'll be wowed by the huge range of attractions to sink your teeth into here. Keep reading to discover some of the best of them.

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Wroclaw must see attractions

1. Wroclaw Market Square

One of the largest of its kind in Europe, Wroclaw Market Square truly encapsulates Wroclaw’s slogan as “The Meeting Place.” Always humming with locals, students and visitors, it is the perfect place to relax for a few hours. Marvel at the meticulous reconstruction of buildings destroyed in World War II completed by local residents and others who restored the square to its former glory. Notice the attention to detail that includes a recreation of the stone pillory that was used for public punishments for more than 300 years.
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Wroclaw Market Square featuring night scenes and heritage architecture

2. Wroclaw Zoo

For animals of all kinds, visit Wroclaw Zoo, a beloved destination located on Wroclaw’s Great Island. The zoo is enormous. Home to over 1,100 different species of animals across 82 acres (33 hectares), it is the third-most biodiverse zoo in the world. Come and learn about its more than 10,000 animals, from the okapi to lion to many species of lemur.
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Wroclaw Zoo

3. Wroclaw Town Hall

Wroclaw Town Hall is one of Poland’s largest and most intriguing town halls. Its construction spanned several centuries, resulting in a façade that reflects a mixture of different architectural styles. Admire the building’s distinctive exterior, check out the exhibits housed at the art museum inside and have a drink in its popular cellar bar.
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Wroclaw Town Hall which includes night scenes and a square or plaza

4. Centennial Hall

Centennial Hall (Hala Stulecia), also known as the People’s Hall, is an imposing 6,000-seat auditorium. Built in the early 20th century, the hall was one of the world’s first reinforced concrete buildings. Browse an exhibit dedicated to the hall’s construction and see the impressive music and light shows that take place at the neighboring fountain.
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Centennial Hall which includes interior views

5. Wroclaw University

Wroclaw University is one of the city’s most important centers of learning, with a history that stretches back to the late 17th century. There are more than 40,000 students enrolled at the university and nine Nobel Prize winners have been educated here since the early 20th century. Past professors have included famous names like Alois Alzheimer and Robert Bunsen. Explore the interior of the main university building, check out the exhibition dedicated to its history and enjoy the views from terrace of the Mathematical Tower.
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Wroclaw University featuring a river or creek and heritage architecture

6. Wroclaw Cathedral

Wroclaw Cathedral is among the most important religious buildings in the city. Also known as the Cathedral of John the Baptist, the building is dedicated to St. John the Baptist who is the patron saint of Wroclaw. See the fine artwork and artifacts, including the largest pipe organ in Poland, housed inside this famous landmark. Take in the gorgeous views over Wroclaw visible from the top of the cathedral’s grand towers.
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Wroclaw Cathedral which includes a church or cathedral

What to do in Wroclaw

Free Things to Do in Wroclaw

There's no need to max out your credit card in Wroclaw. The following won't cost a cent.

Millennium Bridge

- This modern-style local landmark is a great backdrop for some selfies.

Wroclaw Palace

- Come to understand some of the intriguing history of the region through this attraction.


- This thriving place is popular with visitors and locals alike.

Lake Morskie Oko

- Close your eyes and take a deep breath — nothing beats being close to the water for some rest and relaxation.


- Make room in your itinerary to have a look at this place of local significance.

St. Elisabeths Church

- Toss a bit of spirituality into your escape by paying a visit to this sacred place.

Slowacki Park

- Revitalize your mind and soul by spending some time in nature.

Things to Do in Wroclaw with Kids

There's fun for all the family no matter where you wander in Wroclaw. Here are a few family friendly experiences to try together that are sure to make your trip unforgettable:


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Frequently asked questions

What to do in Wroclaw on a sunny day?
A Wroclaw Old Town walking tour with private guide (3h) is the perfect way to get out of the hotel and enjoy the sunshine.
What is Wroclaw famous for?
Make a beeline for Wroclaw University and Wroclaw Cathedral if you want to be wowed.
What should I not miss in Wroclaw?
If you want to see the best of this destination, add these sights to your itinerary:

  • Wroclaw Zoo
  • Centennial Hall
  • Raclawice Panorama
  • Municipal Stadium

Are there cheap things to do in Wroclaw?
Keep more of your hard-earned dollars in your pocket with these fun and frugal things to do:

What can you do in Wroclaw for free?
You’ll hardly have time to fetch your wallet out of your bag with so many incredible free things to do:

  • Wroclaw University
  • Wroclaw Market Square
  • Wroclaw University of Technology
  • Renoma Department Store

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