Mill's Island (Wyspa Mlynska), Bydgoszcz

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Mill Island is an historic area located in Bydgoszcz Old Town, covering approximately 6.5 ha: it is today a place with cultural and recreational facilities, surrounded by Brda river and its branch. The island received the 2012 Certificate of Best Tourist Attraction by Polish Tourist Organisation.LocationThe island is situated between Brda river and its leat branch, west of the Old Market, in Bydgoszcz Old Town. Only one road runs through the island, Mennica street, whose name derives from "mennica", "mint" in polish: a royal mint demolished in the 19th century operated there from 1594 to 1688. Mennica street connects the Old Market to the mills on the island, and extends to Focha street, running along the causeway connecting Mill Island with water locks.CharacteristicsMill Island is one of the most beautiful scenic spots in Bydgoszcz, thanks to its picturesque features: long waterfronts, locks and dams, canal waterfall, greenery and buildings frontages on waterfront (nicknamed "Venice of Bydgoszcz"). Its location in the Old Town district is a symbol of the close symbiosis between Bydgoszcz city and the river-and-canals network, the Bydgoszcz Floodway (("Opera Nova").Island intersected two canals: The "Międzywodzie (between waters) kanal", a historic watercourse, renovated in 2007; The "Grain channel", west of Rother's Mills, pierced in the 18th century.The leat river flows around the island and joins Brda river through two weirs, "Jaz Farny" and "Jaz Ulgowy", and a fish ladder.
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  • Mill island is a recreation area and at the same time the complex cultural and natural science museums, by which the murmuring flowing River Brda sleeve with miniature waterfalls. Explore Archaeology (modern art Exposition, etc., drink soda and eat with children or former child cotton candy! Here is very cozy.
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  • Very good place to spend time with family outdoors. A large playground-interesting features-equipment bearing the signs of wear and have already given the owner of the object and minor repairs, but safe. Landscaped green square, where you can arrange a picnic. Place with the audience and the stage. The proximity of the old town with a wealth of different types of cafes and knajpeczek.
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  • Very cool and charming place, both day and night. Walk not far from the market where it is nice.
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  • Wonderful place in Bydgoszcz-neat, clean and filled with attractions! Children may pomoczyć legs in the water, use a super place. Parents can relax and consumed coffee:)
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  • Beautiful place, you can sit on a bench in the shade cast by a tree for her and sit for hours.
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  • With each passing day more and more beautiful, the city cares about this place:)
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  • Tripe were so dense that the spoon has become oak!
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  • Picturesque location
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