Wrocław, also called by its former English and German name, Breslau, is the capital city of Lower Silesian Voivodeship as well as western Poland’s largest city. The 2016 World Book Capital, Breslau has also been named a European Capital of Culture for the same year. The economy of this city is mainly based on manufacturing, with local industries including chemicals, home appliances, buses, electronics, and rail road cars. Corporations such as Siemens, Bosch, and Google have development centres here. By booking a hotel in Wrocław, business travellers can benefit from the business potential this city offers.
Which landmarks should I visit after work?
Head to the Wrocław Fountain, an impressive multimedia musical fountain. During the summer, there is show of colours and sound, while in winter, the fountain is converted to an ice skating rink that covers 4,700m2. The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist is one of the most iconic landmarks of Wrocław, with intricate double spires overlooking the city. This Gothic building is also home to the largest organ in Poland.
What is the business life like here?
Dedicated to the dentistry field, Dentamed is just one of the trade shows hosted in this city. Exhibitors come from all over the world to display equipment and products for the dental industry. The three-day International Tourist Fair, on the other hand, is the biggest traveller event in this region. The city's business centre is growing rapidly, and since the beginning of the 21st century, so has its high-tech sector. Numerous international pharmaceutical companies have headquarters here, as do many Polish corporations. Wrocław is easily accessible thanks to the Wrocław-Copernicus Airport and the numerous trains that use the city as a hub.
What interesting sights must be visited when I stay at a hotel in Wrocław?
When staying at a hotel in Wrocław, be sure to visit the Japanese Garden located in Szczytnicki Park. Famous for its so-called ‘Male’ and ‘Female’ waterfalls, the garden is an ideal place to unwind. For entertainment, head to Centennial Hall, a historic building constructed by Max Berg to host various events such as concerts and opera performances. Not only is Centennial Hall a national historic monument of Poland (Pomnik historii), it is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.