Below is given the detailed information about a post-conference sightseeing guided tour and a visit organized on 23 September 2016. The tour in Wrocław and the visit to the Panorama of the Battle of Racławice will be free of charge and will be arranged on Friday afternoon on 23 September 2016. Both the tour in Wrocław and the Panorama of the Battle of Racławice are the separate items of the programme for the post-conference afternoon.
Sightseeing Guided Tour in Wrocław
Sightseeing Guided Tour in Wrocław is intended to be organized for the ICESP 2016 participants and their relatives or partners just after the conference on Friday afternoon, 23 September 2016. During the tour they will be able to visit many places of interest and of the great historical and cultural significance and value. Among them the visitors will see the main square of the Old Town of Wrocław, the historic Town Hall, a whipping post, St. Elisabeth Basilica, the Old Town Butchery, the University of Wrocław with the famous Leopoldinum Hall, the Oratorium Marianum, and the baroque University Church, the Ostrów Tumski (an isle in the central part of the town) with many churches including the gothic St. John the Baptist Cathedral and St. Cross Church, the Virgin Mary Church on the Sand Island, the old historic town market place, the old fortifications and town moat, and other Wrocław attractions with many different relics of the past which can be met and visited on the last day of the conference. Some information about Wrocław and its attractions can be found at http://www.wroclaw.pl/en. The ticket price is included in the conference fee and the tickets will be given to the interested at the Conference Reception Desk at the beginning of the conference. Those who are interested in this tour are kindly asked to inform us about their decision by 2 September 2016.
Panorama of the Battle of Racławice belongs to many relics of the past which can be found and visited in Wrocław. It is a monumental (15 × 114 meter) cycloramic painting depicting the Battle of Racławice during the Kościuszko Uprising against Imperial Russia and the Kingdom of Prussia led by Tadeusz Kościuszko in 1794. The painting was done by 9 Polish famous painters at the end of the 19th century. Because of its large size it is located in the specially built rotunda’s iron structure (www.panoramaraclawicka.pl). It can be visited after the conference on Friday afternoon, 23 September 2016. Those conference attendees who will be interested in visiting the Panorama are kindly asked to inform us about their decision by 25 August 2016. The ticket prices are included in the conference fee and the tickets will be handed on to the interested at the Conference Reception Desk at the beginning of the conference. The ticket will also allow its holder to visit the National Museum (www.en.mnwr.art.pl) located on the opposite side of the same street.