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Wroclaw: University Baroque Tour

Activity provider: Viadrina Tours

Wroclaw: University Baroque Tour

Activity provider: Viadrina Tours

From US$ 19.63 per person

Explore the stunning main building of Wroclaw’s University on a 1-hour sightseeing tour. Admire the grand Baroque ceremonial hall. Take in the scenic views of the historic old town and the Odra River from Mathematical Tower.

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  • Discover one of most precious façades from the Austrian period at the University of Wroclaw
  • See the grand Baroque ceremonial hall of Aula Leopoldina
  • Get panoramic views from the Mathematical Tower
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In 1702, Emperor Leopold I, King of Bohemia, created a university in Wroclaw as a School of Philosophy and Catholic Theology. It was a time of a so-called counter-reformation, launched by the Catholic church to gain believers that had converted to Protestantism a century earlier. In this “fight for souls,” architecture and art played a very important role. The aim of this tour is to explore one of most precious edifices from the Austrian period - the University of Wroclaw. Admire the grand Baroque ceremonial hall, which hugs the banks of the River Odra, and was named after the school's founder, Aula Leopoldina. Get panoramic city views from the Mathematical Tower.
  • English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fee to Aula Leopoldina and Mathematical Tower
    Not suitable for
    • Wheelchair users
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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    Meeting point

    Meet in front of the richly ornamented blue doors, at the entrance to the University Museum. plac Uniwersytecki 1, 50-001 Wrocław, Polska

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    • Access to certain rooms can be limited due to different events hosted by the University of Wroclaw
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    August 22, 2022

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    July 19, 2022

    interesting and educational hour in the university building

    November 1, 2021

    Product ID: 32994