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Cieszyn and Ceský Tešín from Wieza Piastowska / The Piast Tower - Cieszyn (Poland)
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
N 49° 45.089 E 018° 37.568
34U E 329004 N 5513704
Quick Description: Visitors gallery of Gothic Piast Tower (Wieza Piastowska) in Cieszyn offers great panoramic view over two towns: Cieszyn (Poland) and Ceský Tešín (Czech Republic).
Location: Śląskie, Poland
Date Posted: 4/10/2015 5:27:10 AM
Waymark Code: WMNNRH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
Views: 2

Long Description:

Visitors gallery of Gothic Piast Tower (Wieza Piastowska) in Cieszyn offers great panoramic view over two towns: Cieszyn (in Poland) and Ceský Tešín (in Czech Republic).

Soon after end of WWI and desintegration of Austro-Hungarian Empire was originally united historic Silesian city on Olza river, Tešín (Cieszyn), divided into two independent towns - Ceský Tešín in Czechoslovakia and Cieszyn in Poland.

The Piast Tower (Wieza Piastowska), the remains of the medieval Gothic Piast castle, is one of the oldest architectural treasures of Cieszyn Silesia. It is almost 29 m high, and after climbing its 121 steps you emerge onto a viewing terrace from which you can see a panorama of Cieszyn and Ceský Tešín and even mountain peaks.

City Name: Cieszyn and Ceský Tešín

View Type: Over Land

Location Type: Man-made Structure

City Lights: yes

Distance: 0

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Fee: 6.00 (listed in local currency)

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