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Klodzko is a district town on the Nysa Klodzka in the middle of the Klodzko Basin, 88 kilometres south of Wroclaw. It is one of the most precious historic urban complexes in Silesia. Klodzko is the main commercial centre as well as an important transport and tourist node for the area. For its historical monuments it is sometimes referred to as "Little Prague". Klodzko has the perfect communication position, centrally in the Valley of Klodzko, in the neighbourhood of well-known health resorts, excursion terrains, touristic attractionsand the Polish-Czech borderland.

One's unique character Klodzko owes unusually stormy and fascinating over 1000 - years history. The numerous relics of architecture define the climate of city - former inhabitnts' historical property as well as cultural heritage. The main monuments of Klodzko are the fortress of Klodzko, the museum of the Land of Klodzko, the underground touristic Trail, Old Town in Klodzko, The Gothic St. John's Bridge and the Parish church of Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Klodzko is the perfect excursion base for tourists traverse nearby mountain routes. Rocky areas and beautiful sceneries stretching from mountain tops are the best place for desirous people who want to detach for a moment from municipal turmoil and hurry. The Land of Klodzko is an ideal place for those who like silence and intercourse with nature. To birds' lovers and music lovers Klodzko propose excursions with binoculars in vicinity of fast mountain streams where their nests have the numerous species of best bird's singers'.The followers of angling will not bore also. Near Klodzko there are many vivid fisheries. In local rivers and bright streams swim rare fish species. The land of Klodzko is called "Trout land”, and the royal trout is a regional dish. Klodzko and neighbourhood offer lots of attraction for people who like actively spend their free time. In summer you can go for the mountain-climbing in or rest in the saddle. The net of paths and bicycle routes is very good developed. In winter you can run on ski slopes in Zieleniec, Jamrozowa Polana or Czarna Gora. The Table Mountains is the attractive terrain for lovers of gear skiing. Very good provided routes for gear round Szczeliniec Wielki assure active rest and exquisite winter panoramas. From Klodzko is close to health resorts, which climate and unrestricted possibilities of relaxation guarantee a relaxing atmosphere. Health resorts pulsate of life during the whole year and numerous restaurants, cosy little cafes and pubs create a sociable excellent climate to meetings.

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