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Travel Torun Poland Nicolaus Copernicus

The town renowned for its legendary gingerbread revolves around one man who literally lives today in the city – Nicolas Copernicus Thorunensis. Statues and shops, universities and restaurants are all named after this man who observed that it was the earth that rotated around the static sun. 

The little town where Copernicus lived

Torun, a small fairytale town in Poland, revolves around the man who showed the world the ways of the universe. As we celebrate Nicolas Copernicus’ 540th birthday, LAKSHMI SHARATH visits Torun to discover that Copernicus is the centre of the universe for the people here.