Wroclaw's Dwarfs, Wroclaw

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Commemorating the Orange Alternative underground protest movement, Wroclaw's Dwarfs represent protest in a fun way all over the city. The Orange Alternative protest resisted the authoritarian communist regime through absurd acts, such as installing a dwarf statuary, which made it difficult for the police to arrest people as protesters. Over 300 dwarfs populate spots throughout the city, which today represent many different marginalized groups. The city's tourist office offers maps and smartphone apps marking all the dwarfs' locations and providing an ideal way to tour the city, since the tiny sculptures stand near major sites and attractions. Keep your eyes open for the jolly "tourist" dwarf, your very own representative. Plan to see Wroclaw's Dwarfs and other attractions that appeal to you using our Wroclaw road trip planning app.
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  • Cool idea. Dwarfs are everywhere even on unexpected spots. Your quest for dwarfs will have most likely three stages. Stage 1 - I can't find a single dwarf. Stage 2 - look at that beautiful dwarf...  more »
  • We spent 2 nights in Wroclaw and looking for the gnomes was so much fun and addictive... I had the app, right up until we were getting on the bus to leave I was still looking for them (and even when.....  more »
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