MAGICAL PLACE

“Ostrów Tumski and its neighboring islands is a place where the present meets the past”

Mariusz Urbanek

The Piasek Island is located in the very heart of the city of Wroclaw, close to Ostrów Tumski and the Market Square. Its magical charm is created by Baroque architecture of monuments, vast green areas and picturesque bridges that connect the Island with other parts of the city. Wroclaw is called “the meeting place” and the location of The Piasek Residence gives full access to the abundance of local amenities – galleries, theatres and museums, restaurants, clubs and shopping centers.

The following tourist attractions are located within a walking distance from The Piasek Residence:

  • Market Square 12 min.
  • Ostrów Tumski 3 min.
  • University building, Ossolineum 7 min.
  • Contemporary Theatre 12 min.
  • National Museum and The Raclawice Panorama 10 min.
  • Song Of The Goat Theater 7 min.
  • Opera and National Forum of Music 18 min.
  • Botanical Garden 7 min.
  • Market Hall 3 min.

You can feel the spirit of history here. The Piasek island is the biggest island in Old Town of Wroclaw. Its name derives from the name of the church of Blessed Virgin Mary on the Piasek Island – Sancta Maria in Arena, which means an arena covered with sand. First settlements on the island date back to XI century.