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  1. Poland
  2. Lower Silesia Province
  3. Wroclaw
  4. Wrocław Market Hall

Wroclaw: Cathedral Island and Lamplighter Tour

Product ID: 320638
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Discover where the history of Wroclaw started over 1,000 years ago and witness the famous lamplighter, dressed in traditional uniform, lighting the 108 gas streetlights on Cathedral island.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Polish
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Discover Cathedral Island with its incredible buildings and architecture
  • Witness the lamplighter and the 108 working gas streetlights
  • Visit Sand Island with the monumental Church of Our Lady on the Sand
  • Learn the history and legends of the islands from an expert guide
Full description
In a small group of no more than 10 people, discover the pearls of Gothic and Baroque architecture in Wroclaw: the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, the Collegiate Church of the Holy Cross, and St. Bartholomew in a 2-hour tour.

Explore Cathedral Island, and watch the lighting of the 108 gas streetlights. Wroclaw’s history will come alive as your experienced guide shares legends of the islands, including the adventures of Casanova’s visit to Wroclaw and the legend of the Dumpling Gate.

Visit Sand Island and its Church of Our Lady on the Sand, then see the Leaning Tower of Wroclaw and a copy of the Turin Shroud. For those who would like to see more, there is also the possibility to visit the inside of the cathedrals.
  • 2-hour walking tour
  • Expert English-speaking guide

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Meeting point

Your guide will be waiting for you outside the main entrance to the Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist with the clipboard Meet My City

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