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Torun is a university city in the central north of Poland with around 200,000 inhabitants. The total metropolitan area has about 300,000 inhabitants. Its medieval part of the city was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997. Other than its medieval architecture Torun is famous for two things: astronomer Nicholaus Copernicus and a local gingerbread speciality known as piernicki. Eagle eyed tourists will be able to find piernicki in the shape of Copernicus' head.
Torun's climate is characterized by warm and sunny summers and relatively cold winters, typical for a continental climate. Temperatures from June to August are mostly around or slightly above 20 °C, while winter nights are generally below zero. Snow is common in winter, though variations between years can be huge.
Bydgoszcz Ignacy Jan Paderewski Airport (BZG) near Bydgoszcz is the most convenient airport, about 40 kilometres northwest of the city. It has flights with Ryanair to/from Birmingham, Dublin, London and Airport Weeze and with EuroLOT to/from Warsaw.
|Filmar Hotel||Grudziadzka 45||hotel||-|
|Orange Hostel - Old Town||ul. Prosta 19||Hostel||80|
|Orange Plus||Jęczmienna 11||Hostel||82|
|Hotel Heban||ul.Male Garbary7||hotel||-|
|Angel Hostel||Rynek Staromiejski 8/4||Hostel||79|
|Freedom Backpackers||Szeroka 31/4||Hostel||77|
|Green Guesthouse||Male Garbary 10||GUESTHOUSE||84|
See also: International Telephone Calls
Poczta Polska is the Polish public post service. Post offices are generally open from 8:00am to 6:00pm Monday to Friday. Some offices are open on Saturday until 2:00pm and the main post offices in major cities are open daily, 24 hours.
Services are generally ok, but don't expact it to be fast and it is not always reliable, though most letters, postcards and parcels will arrive at its destinations after a week or two. You can find the red post boxes dotted throughout the country. You can check this postal website to see how much sending a letter, postcard or parcels costs, both domestically as well as internationally.
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