Ostrów Tumski is the oldest part of the city of Wrocław.
It was formerly an island (ostrów in Old Polish) known as the Cathedral Island between the branches of the Oder River, featuring the Wrocław Cathedral built originally in the mid 10th century. The 13th century Main Market Square (Rynek) prominently displays the Old Town Hall.
In the north-west corner of the market square there is the St.
Elisabeth's Church (Bazylika Św.
Elżbiety) with its 91,46 m tower, which has an observation deck (75 m).North of the church are the Shambles with Monument of Remembrance of Animals for Slaughter (pl).Salt Square (now a flower market) is located at the south-western corner of the market square.
Close to the square, between Szewska and Łaciarska streets, there is the St.
Mary Magdalene Church (Kościół Św.Marii Magdaleny) established in the 13th century. Źródło: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wroc%C5%82aw
Basic facts about Lower SilesiaLower Silesia (Polish: Dolny Śląsk; Czech: Dolní Slezsko, Latin: Silesia Inferior; German: Niederschlesien; Silesian German: Niederschläsing; Silesian: Dolny Ślůnsk) is the northwestern part of the historical and geographical region of Silesia; Upper Silesia is to the southeast. Throughout its history Lower Silesia has been under the control of the medieval Kingdom of Poland, the Kingdom of Bohemia and the Austrian Habsburg Monarchy from 1526.
In 1742 nearly all of the region was annexed by the Kingdom of Prussia and became part of the German Empire in 1871, except for a small part which formed the southern part of the Lower Silesian Duchy of Nysa and had been incorporated into Austrian Silesia in 1742.After 1945 the main part of the former Prussian Province of Lower Silesia fell to the Republic of Poland, while a smaller part west of the Oder-Neisse line remained within East GermanyŹródło: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lower_Silesia
Moreover, excellent natural conditions and geographical also accompanied by well prepared tourist base, which makes it really worth coming to the area on holiday.Recreation in the area of Biebrza is the perfect way to relax in nature, especially for active travelers.
No wonder that this place is popular with tourists..