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Zulu Kuki & Szczepan

Blogger & Journalist, Wroclaw - Poland

We join two of the locals for an insider’s view of the freshest places to eat and the most inspiring things to see in Wroclaw. Absorbed in everything street culture, both bloggers are passionate about sneakers. Zulu Kuki is a cultural activist with multiple skills and interests like dancing, filmmaking, photography and designing clothes. Whilst self-confessed superhero, Szczepan, is a journalist who can’t get enough of eating burgers and reading comics. Check out their blogs here: www.zulukuki.com & kolekcjonerbutow.pl

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7.45am

Train station: Wroclaw Glowny

150 ul. Piłsudskiego, 50-085 Wrocław, Poland

This is the most beautiful railway station in Poland. What an inspiring place to start our tour of Wroclaw.

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7.45am

Hotel: PURO

6 Pawła Włodkowica, 50-072 Wrocław

Overlooking the riverside park, the PURO Hotel is a stunning, fresh, contemporary hotel offering a warm welcome. More than just a place to stay, PURO hotels are known as cultural and social hubs for their city locations. And this one is no exception, with a modern café bar and clean, bright, open spaces ideal for meeting and chilling out.

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Breakfast: Central Café

10 ul. Św. Antoniego, 50-073 Wrocław

What better thing to do in the morning than grab some breakfast at Central Cafe? The best bagels and coffee in the city, there’s sweet and savory options and healthy porridge and fruit too. And it’s all freshly prepared. Perfect.

More info
centralcafe.pl
Opening Hours
  • Monday-Friday 7.00am-9.00pm
  • Saturday 9.00am-9.00pm
  • Sunday 9.00am-4.00pm
9.00am

Gallery: Barbara

8c ul. Świdnicka, 50-067 Wrocław

Wroclaw is the European City of Culture 2016, and Barbara is an institution. It’s home to contemporary art exhibitions, street theater, graffiti art, open-air concerts and countless other engaging initiatives. It’s the ‘What? Where? and When?’ of this vibrant city of culture, with something for everyone.

More info
wroclaw2016.pl
Opening Hours
  • Monday-Sunday 8.00am-8.00pm
9.45am

Eastpak retailer: Carto Store

58 Legnicka, 54-204 Wrocław

It’s an easy trip by blue tram or bike through the city to the Magnolia Park mall. On the ground floor we find the Carto Store, perfect for urban wear. There’s so much to choose from: backpacks, suitcases and shopping bags, but the friendly staff are always on hand to give advice about what’s cool this season. See what we chose!

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cartostore.pl
Opening Hours
  • Monday-Sunday 9.00am-9.00pm
11.00am

Lunch: KRVN

40 Świętego Antoniego, 50-073 Wrocław

Located along St Antoni Street, a narrow road lined with tables and cars, the building is transformed from its former life as a home to a funeral parlor. With its history painted in funky murals on the walls, the building is now known for its delicious fresh burgers and cool craft beers.

More info
krvn.pl
Opening Hours
  • Monday-Wednesday & Sunday 12.00am-12.00pm
  • Thursday 12.00am-1.00am
  • Friday-Saturday 12.00am-2.00am
12.00am

Museum: BWA Wrocław

2-4 ul. Świdnicka, 50-067 Wrocław

The BWA Dizajn gallery has a wide range of exciting contemporary exhibitions planned for the Year of Culture, and we can’t wait to see what’s next.

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bwa.wroc.pl
Opening Hours
  • Wednesday-Sunday 12.00am-8.00pm
2.00pm

Food market: Hala Targowa

17 Piaskowa, 50-359 Wrocław

Enough of art and culture for now, we’d like to take you to the regional food market. The famous Art Nouveau hall was built in 1908-1909 and inside you’ll find the most delicious Polish fruits, vegetables, meats and cheeses produced by family firms. It’s a taste of the Polish countryside right in the city center.

More info
spolem.pl/hala-targowa1.html
Opening Hours
  • Monday-Friday 8.00am-6.30pm
  • Saturday 8.00am-3.00pm
3.00pm

Sweets: Jaworscy

16 Świętego Antoniego, Wrocław

Our exploration of Wroclaw has to include an appropriate dose of sugar. I’ll say no more: feast your eyes on these hand-made wonders.

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4.00pm

Coffee: Kawalerka

12 Benedykta Polaka, 50-379 Wrocław

A stop for good coffee is always the best way to rest when you have sore feet from exploring the city. Near the beautiful river Odra, and in the heart of the Technical University student area, sits café Kawalerka, which means ‘one room apartment’. Super friendly staff, great coffee and an amazing atmosphere. Give it a try.

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Opening Hours
  • Monday-Friday 7.45am-8.00pm
  • Saturday-Sunday 10.00am-8.00pm

Sqaure: Old Market

Rynek, 50-996 Wrocław

The busy heart of the city, this square is the third largest in Poland. Crammed with historical architecture, it’s home to the amazing Old Town Hall, New City Hall and 60 historic houses. Here, life goes on 24 hours a day.

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5.30pm
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Strolling the streets of Wroclaw!

5.30pm

Restaurant: Szynkarnia

15 Świętego Antoniego, 50-073 Wrocław

ALEBROWAR, PINTA, MIKKELLER, BREW DOG or DOCTOR BREW – not the name of rock bands, but just a few of the independent breweries supplying beer to this establishment offering over 100 varieties to try. The tasty menu is organic and simple – all created without chemical additives. This is perfect Polish slow-food.

More info
szynkarnia.com.pl
Opening Hours
  • Monday-Thursday 9.00am-12.00pm
  • Friday-Saturday 9.00am-2.00am
  • Sunday 9.00am-10.00pm
7.00pm

Bar: Coffee Planet

7 Rynek, Wrocław

The perfect place for coffees, cake, smoothies and longer drinks is right next to the market square. There are live DJ's every weekend, so let’s drink and dance or dance and drink. It’s up to you.

More info
facebook.com
Opening Hours
  • Monday-Thursday 7.30am-1.00am
  • Friday 7.30am-3.00am
  • Saturday 9.00am-5.00am
  • Sunday 10.00am-1.00am

History sight: Hala Stulecia

1 Wystawowa, 51-618 Wrocław

Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2006, we visit the Centennial Hall, built in 1911-1913. Today, its vast concrete dome construction and stunning architecture is home to exhibitions and performances, a place where past meets present. Celebrating this magical, multicultural city it’s no wonder Hala Stulecia is considered Wroclaw’s most celebrated flagship building.

More info
halastulecia.pl
Opening Hours
  • Monday-Thursday 9.00am-6.00pm
  • Friday-Saturday 9.00am-7.00pm
  • Sunday 9.00am-6.00pm
9.00pm

Outdoor: Neon Side

Ruska 46, Wrocław

This is the biggest gallery of its kind in Poland. The history of the city is written in glowing letters, creating an incredible feeling in a riot of colors, and in all forms of communication. It’s vibrant, interesting, and exiting. And it’s best to go there after dark.

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10.00pm

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