Outside the Town

 

Gross Rosen


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Gross Rosen was a German concentration camp, located in Gross-Rosen in Lower Silesia - now Rogoznica. It was located directly on the rail line between Jawor and Strzegom. Gross Rosen was a German concentration camp set up in 1940 and became an independent...

Klodzko


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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...

Ksiaz


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Ksiaz is a castle situated in the Pelcznica River bend, from 1973 within the city boundaries of Walbrzych, about 6 kilometres north of the city centre. Ksiaz Castle is the biggest in Lower Silesia, the third biggest in Poland after Malbork and Wawel and it is...

Swidnica


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Swidnica is a district town, 53 kilometres southwest of Wroclaw in the south-west Poland, in the Lower Silesia Voivodship. Swidnica is a town with over 800 years of history whose community has been shaped by people from different nations – and as a...

Nysa


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Nysa used to be called the “Silesian Rome” or “Silesian Athens”. It was one of the best-known and the most important Polish towns. Its name appears in Hartmann Schedl's “World Chronicles” just after those of Krakow and Wroclaw. For almost 500 years...

Otmuchow


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Otmuchow is a town in Nysa County in Opole Voivodeship with 5,317 inhabitants. Otmuchow has a picturesque setting between two lakes, Lake Glebinowskie and Lake Otmuchowskie. In spring and summer the town is filled with flowers, partly as the result of the...

Paczkow


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The Paczkow commune is located in the south-west part of the Opole Voivodship , in the Nysa district, on the very well-known Sudeten Route from Nysa to Klodzko, which is an integral part of the road connecting Silesia and Lesser Poland with the „touristic...

Klodzko Valley


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The Klodzko Valley (Kotlina Klodzka) is the largest mountain valley in the Sudety (about 500 km2). It spreads out along the downstream flow of the Nysa Klodzka and the lower parts of its branches – the Scinawka and Bystrzyca Dusznicka. It is...

Kamieniec Zabkowicki


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The small town of Kamieniec Zabkowicki is dominated by the 14th – century Gothic church and Baroque monastery of its Cistercian abbey, which was founded in 1272.There is also a Neo-Gothic castle, perched on a hill but well worth the effort of a...

Henrykow


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The small town of Henrykow is known for its Cistercian church, founded in 1227 by henryk the Bearded. A series of allotments surrounding the abbey separate the church and monastery from the street, so that access to the church is by way of a series...