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Stopped by and admired this statue

During my walk along the "Royal Route", I stopped by and took pictures of this monument. It can' be... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Quiet and Focused

Erected in 1830 almost 300 years after his death in 1543 it proves that Copernicus was far ahead of... read more

Reviewed July 17, 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

During my walk along the "Royal Route", I stopped by and took pictures of this monument. It can' be missed due to its prominent location. The building behind this monument did not appear to be open to the public 's visit.

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Reviewed July 27, 2018

For anyone with a geographical bent this is a must see and it is very well done. For someone who came up with the idea that the sun is the centre of the solar system the planets just about circle about him.

Thank Anthony S
Reviewed July 25, 2018

Nice to see Copernicus memorialized in such a prominent place. He is one of the most respected scholars of Poland.

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Reviewed July 17, 2018

Erected in 1830 almost 300 years after his death in 1543 it proves that Copernicus was far ahead of his time. He kept a very modest profile as far as his scientific insights -earth circulates around the sun- were concerned. Only after Galileo refered to...More

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Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

We met a group at the Copernicus Monument and spent a few minutes looking around it. The planets symbolically revolve around him in the middle.

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Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

Both intellectually and in the case of the monument, physically. It’s appropriate that he’s sitting in the middle of the solar system. The monument is difficult to miss as it consumes such a large part of the pedestrian space in front of the science building....More

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Reviewed May 31, 2018

There are few Polish people who made it to the history books... Kopernik is one of them...While this is just a monument (he was not much into Warszawa -- in his time, other places were more important...) you may hear stories about him (again, is...More

Thank MarcinDrP
Reviewed March 15, 2018

If you are walking the Royal Way along ul Krakowskie Przedmiescie towards the Old Town, you cannot fail to notice this imposing statue to the great astronomer who proved conclusively that the earth revolves around the sun, rather then the other way round. It is...More

Thank Jellybellydancer
Reviewed February 26, 2018

Imposing monument of Copernicus perfectly situated in the University quarter.Nice seating area if you want to watch the world go by but a little cool on the days we visited.

Thank John C
Reviewed January 24, 2018

If you walk the royal route, you will come across this statue. There are benches near it with a little history written in various languages

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