Sudetes Mountains

The elongated market square, also called Plac Ratuszowy, is lined with a harmonious group of 17th- and 18th-century houses. Much of their charm is due to their porticoes and ground-floor arcades, which provide a covered passageway all around the square. The town hall was built in 1749, after its predecessor collapsed.

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Nearby Sudetes Mountains attractions

1. Town Hall

0.01 MILES

This 18th-century civic headquarters sits on the remains of several predecessors, most of which were victims of disastrous fires. Look for the stone…

2. Basilica of SS Erasmus and Pancras


This basilica was erected in two stages in the late 14th and early 15th centuries; note the Gothic doorway in the southern entrance portraying Mary and St…

4. Karkonosze Museum

0.44 MILES

Karkonosze Museum, 650m south of the Rynek, is renowned for its extensive collection of glass dating from medieval times to the present – the art nouveau…

6. Natural History Museum

3.59 MILES

This diverting museum, established in 1876, features a display of birds and butterflies from all over the world.

7. Spa Park

3.64 MILES

This lovely wooded park makes up much of Cieplice Śląskie-Zdrój's core. It houses lovely fin-de-siècle pavilions and buildings, including the domed Spa…

8. Wang Church

8.71 MILES

Karpacz has a curious architectural gem – Wang Church, the only Nordic Romanesque building in Poland. Pronounced 'Vang', this remarkable wooden structure…