The most beautiful places in Southwest Poland

The most beautiful places in the Lower Silesian Voivodeship

Petr Liška
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The most beautiful places in Southwest Poland
Updated: 03.11.2023
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com
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The Lower Silesian Abbey, located in southwestern Poland, has a large number of beautiful places. You will find natural beauties mainly on the border with the Czech Republic, where the belt of the Sudeten Mountains, such as the Jizera Mountains, the Giant Mountains or Kralický Sněžník, stretches. You can find monuments in cities such as Wroclaw, Walbrzych or Swidnica. Let's take a look at the beautiful places in Southwest Poland that are definitely worth a visit.

Market Square in Wroclaw

One of the most beautiful squares in Poland

Altitude: 127 m / 417 ft

The Main Market Square is the center of the historic city center. There used to be one of the largest markets… continue reading


The highest mountain in the Czech Republ

| Altitude: 1 603 m / 5 259 ft

Sněžka (1 603 m asl / previously shown as 1 602 m asl) is not only the highest mountain in the Giant… continue reading

Książ Castle

One of the most beautiful castles in Poland

Altitude: 361 m / 1 184 ft

Księż Castle is considered the third largest in Poland. At the same time also as one of the most beautiful… continue reading

Church of Peace in Swidnica

The most famous monument in Swidnica

Altitude: 238 m / 781 ft

The most important monument in Swidnica is the unique Church of Peace, which is the largest Baroque wooden… continue reading

Sněžné jámy - Snow Pits

The largest remnant of the Ice Age in the Krkonoše

| Altitude: 1 470 m / 4 823 ft

One of the biggest natural attractions of the Giant Mountains is the huge glacial karsts – Snow pits. The pit… continue reading

Old Town Hall in Wroclaw

The most beautiful town hall in Poland

Altitude: 125 m / 410 ft

In the historic center of Wroclaw, on the market square, you will find perhaps the most beautiful town hall… continue reading

Kamieńczyka waterfall

The highest waterfall of the Polish Giant Mountain

| Altitude: 843 m / 2 766 ft

The most beautiful waterfall of the whole Krkonoše /Giant Mountain/ (and the highest on the Polish side of… continue reading

Velká Jizerská louka

The largest peat bog in the Czech Republic

| Altitude: 838 m / 2 749 ft

In the places where the river Jizera separates the Czech and Polish side of the Jizera Mountains, you will… continue reading

Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Wroclaw

The most important church in Wroclaw

Altitude: 124 m / 407 ft

The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Wroclaw or Wroclaw Cathedral is the most important church in the… continue reading

Wielki Staw Lake

The most beautiful lake in the Giant Mountains

| Altitude: 1 225 m / 4 019 ft

Wielki Staw (1 225 m asl) is a lake of glacial origin on the Polish side of the Giant Mountains. There is no… continue reading

Szczeliniec Wielki

The highest mountain in the Polish Table Mountains

Altitude: 919 m / 3 015 ft

Szczeliniec Wielki (919 m above sea level) is the highest peak of the Polish Table Mountains. The top is… continue reading

Chojník Castle

The most beautiful castle in the Giant Mountains

Altitude: 604 m / 1 982 ft

Chojník Castle is one of the largest Polish castle ruins. It stands on top of the Chojnik hill of the same… continue reading

Wysoki Kamień

Impressive view of the Giant Mountains

| Altitude: 1 058 m / 3 471 ft

Wysoki Kamień (1,058 m above sea level) is a peak located near the Polish mountain center of Szklarska Poreba… continue reading


The most beautiful rock formations of the Giant Mo

| Altitude: 1 199 m / 3 934 ft

On the Polish side of the Giant Mountains you will find the most beautiful rock town in this mountain range –… continue reading

Mali Staw Lake

Accessed glacial lake

| Altitude: 1 183 m / 3 881 ft

Mali Staw Lake (1 183 m asl) is the second largest glacial lake in the Giant Mountains. Unlike the larger… continue reading

City Hall in Jelení Hora

The most famous monument in Jelení Hora

Altitude: 342 m / 1 122 ft

In Jelení Hora you will find a number of nice monuments. The most important tourist attraction is the massive… continue reading

Wang Church in Karpacz

Beautiful Norwegian wooden stavkirke moved to Poland

Altitude: 879 m / 2 884 ft

One of the most important monuments located in the Polish Krkonoše Mountains is the Wang wooden church. It… continue reading

Church of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross in Jelení Hora

The most beautiful church in Jelení Hora

Altitude: 346 m / 1 135 ft

The Church of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross is one of the most important church monuments in Jelení Hora.… continue reading

Henryk Castle

Amazing view of the Giant Mountains

Altitude: 497 m / 1 631 ft

Henryka Castle is a romantic castle building from the beginning of the 19th century on the Grodno peak (504m)… continue reading


The historic town on the Kladská Nisa

Altitude: 308 m / 1 010 ft

Klodzko is a historic district town located in the Kladská Basin along the river Kladská Nisa. An impressive… continue reading

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