They are running rampant over the city, with a reputed population of over 300. The little gnomes first came onto the scene in 2001 and since then they have grown in popularity (source: wikipedia). There are even maps that can be bought with the central gnomes marked on them.
As they were quite charming and mostly depicted the premises of the building that they were outside (such as a hotel, bakery, bank etc.) it was quite fun to stumble across these guys and their amusing activities. Here are some of our favourites:
They are not all on the ground either, so to begin with you end up missing so many of them – take for instance the guy up the lamppost. A great marketing stunt that proved amusing on our weekend in Wroclaw.