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The Liberation Mound in Piekary Śląskie


The Liberation Mound is the highest point of Piekary Śląskie. It rises to 356 meters above sea level. From the top one can see a panorama of the four corners of the world. With good visibility people armed with binoculars can admire the distant ranges of the Tatra Mountains, lying more than 160 km away. Closer you can see blocks of apartments and church towers and chimneys of Zagłębie Dąbrowskie, a region of Upper Silesia. The mound was between1932 and 1937 to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the Polish victory under Vienna and the 15th anniversary of the incorporation of Silesia into Poland.

Location
street Do Kopca Wyzwolenia 2
Piekary Śląskie
Piekary Śląskie
Upper Silesian Agglomeration
in the city/town
General Information
: monuments
Prices & amenities
: admission free
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: whole year

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