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The Palace Park in Pszczyna


Pszczyna belongs to the most beautiful towns in Silesia. In addition to the spectacular palace and its magnificent market square, there are extensive parks within the town. The castle park is directly adjacent to the palace. It was established as an English-style landscape park in the nineteenth century. Green spaces are dotted with lakes and canals. Old trees provide shade, and rhododendrons intoxicate with their scent. The park is scattered with numerous monuments of landscape architecture.

Location
street Brama Wybrańców 1
43-200 Pszczyna
Pszczyna
Beskids & Cieszyn Silesia
in the city/town
Contact data
: http://www.podroze.zamkilodzkie.pl/pszczyna.htm
General Information
: castles/palaces/manors
Prices & amenities
: admission free
Availability
: whole year
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City audio tours
Zapraszamy na audiowycieczkę po Pokazowej Zagrodzie Żubrów w Pszczynie!
Zapraszamy na przygotowaną specjalnie dla dzieci audiowycieczkę po Pokazowej Zagrodzie Żubrów w Pszczynie!
Zapraszamy na przygotowaną specjalnie dla dzieci audiowycieczkę po starym mieście w Pszczynie!
We invite you to an audio tour of the centre of Pszczyna.
Sound files
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Pszczyna
The Stables of the Prince of Pless are one of the many attractions of the town, which after a complete renovation has regained luster in the twenty-first century. The complex of buildings consisting of proper stables, a coach house, garages and a riding school is located slightly northeast of the palace. These facilities were built (mostly) the historizing styles in the second half of the nineteenth century. Unfortunately, the building of riding arena was "modernized" in the communist era, when it was adapted to a sports hall.
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Castle in Pszczyna, which probably dates back to the eleventh century, is now a Baroque residence, whose shape is the result of several reconstructions made in the following centuries. It is one of the most valuable monuments of this kind in Poland, which is additionally reinforced by the fact that its original furnishings have been preserved to this day. For years, after the war, the castle has been a museum with some interesting collections – including, amongothers, militaria and miniatures.
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The church of All Saints is the oldest shrine in Pszczyna. It was mentioned for the first time in the first half of the fourteenth century. It served solely for the residents of Pszczyna. The residents of the surrounding villages attended the church of Saint Hedwig. The current late Baroque edifice of the church results from the reconstruction carried out in the eighteenth century. Inside, the most valuable monument is the miraculous image of Our Lady of Pszczyna.
Pszczyna
Pszczyna is an old town founded as a settlement next to the Piast stronghold. The medieval origins are reflected in the layout of the town center characteristic for the contemporary ways of building towns. The heart of the town is the market square surrounded with the neo -Baroque town hall, the Evangelical church and houses of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, which is regarded the most beautiful in Silesia. The gridiron plan is enclosed by defense walls. The regularity is only disturbed by the palace and park complex adjacent to the town.
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"Ludwikówka" is a historic mansion built in Pszczyna, at the beginning of the nineteenth century. This neoClassicist mansion is sited in the northern part of the former English-style park, which once surrounded the castle. The mansion, lying on a gentle slope, with the adjacent outbuildings, once formed a separate complex. It was restored in 2008-2010, and it is now a private property.
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