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Monument of Nicolaus Copernicus

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Address: Krakowskie Przedmiescie, Warsaw, Poland

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Easily found and really enjoyable, the statue design and detail is awesome and is a time to met up with a great mathematician and astronomer, also if you manage to get tickets for... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Bogota, Colombia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is right on Novy Swiat, so chances are you will pass by it when you're walking towards the Old Town. It's a rather big figure of the great Copernicus, and on the floor there are some really cool images of the solar system. I loved it!

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Bogota, Colombia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Easily found and really enjoyable, the statue design and detail is awesome and is a time to met up with a great mathematician and astronomer, also if you manage to get tickets for the Copernicus Science Centre give it a go.

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The famous Polish astronomer is remembered by this emblematic statue that have a nice small square around where is represented a model of the Solar System. The monument is one of the fewest in Warsaw not to be destroyed by the Nazis as they claimed that Copernicus was German and not Polish.

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Krakow, Poland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

One of 3 monuments of Copernicus in Poland. The great Polish astronomer who "stopped the sun and moved the earth" is now mostly a meeting place for students of the nearby University.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

Found this by chance when walking from The Old Town to Nowy Swiat. Surrounded by students in the university campus, on the main thoroughfare. Good photo spot.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Copernicus looks out over his own little domain. He sits in his own square by Old Town. It was really cool to be able to walk by him and see him a few times.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Yet another monument to add to your Wishlist. Very easy to find, just head towards Nowy Świat street which is the continuation of Krakowskie Przedmieście street.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

a nice respite along the Royal Way south of the University and before Jerusalem St. Worth the stop if you are ambling down this avenue

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

A nice monument on the main street Nowy Swiat, clearly displaying what his contribution to science was.

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

There is no missing the Copernicus monument, as it is right smack in the center in front of you while you walk down Nowy Swiat. You can't miss it, and you really don't want to! While the obvious and ubiquitous Man-Sitting-In-A-Thoughtful-Pose rises above everyone on a large pedestal, surrounding the monument is a replica of the solar system, complete with... More 

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