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EBD 2020
Your official city guide to Bydgoszcz


As part of the revitalisation of the Old Market Square in Bydgoszcz, the line of the eighteenth meridian of the eastern longitude (18 ° E) was marked. It is finished with a clock showing Bydgoszcz time. It is a local time, and therefore a natural...
J.D. Salinger is an American author, best-known for his work, The Catcher in the Rye, published in 1951. However, long before he wrote the book that made him famous, he was just an ordinary student enjoying college and family life.
Going down Długa Streer towards Wełniany Rynek, one will reach a spot where a medieval gatehouse once stood. It was home to the city’s executioner, who was in charge of keeping order in the city and carrying out executions (including decapitation).
Bydgoszcz is a city full of suprises. In the middle of maintenance work in Bydgoszcz Cathedral archeologists discovered something truly stunning.
The Patron of Bydgoszcz in the year 2015 was Marian Rejewski as 2015 marked the 110th anniversary of this outstanding mathematician and cryptographer, who entered this world 16 August 1905 in Bydgoszcz – he lived with his parents at 6...
They say that back in the day when the mint on Mill Island was in operation, gold and silver that was meant to be minted into coins was being stolen by the poor people working there.
96 Jagiellońska Street was once occupied by a steam-powered mill, opened around 1862, which was originally owned by the Wolfen & Fließ company, and from 1892 - by Baerwald & Co., which had successfully competed with the mills on...
The sorcecer’s stay in our city was narrated by Józef Ignacy Krasicki in his novel „Mistrz Twardowski” (eng. Master Twardowski) published in 1840.
Nicolaus Copernicus sculpture is the main element of the square. The square is exceptional owing to its natural stone ellipses, on which individual planets orbit. Their system is emphasised with plantings of blooming plants and tulips of the new...
The coat of arms of Bydgoszcz depicts a city gate with three towers, a raised portcullis and half-opened gate.
Artist Zbyszko Piwoński turns dead tree trunks into sculptures in the streets of Bydgoszcz. They can be seen at 30 Gdańska Street, “Woman in Doves”, in Mickiewicza Avenue, “Awakening of Elves” (both made in 2006), and in...
Centuries ago there was a cruel castellan named Karolus, who lived in a castle along with his beautuful daughter Angelika.
From the south towards the sea two brothers were wandering: Byd and Gost. They were passing by meadows, lakes, forests, hills, valleys and swamps...

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