6 Sights in Karpacz, Poland (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Karpacz, Poland. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 6 sights are available in Karpacz, Poland.

Sightseeing Tours in Karpacz

1. Świątynia Wang

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Vang Stave Church or Mountain Church of Our Savior is a stave church located in Karpacz in the Karkonosze mountains in Poland. It was transferred to its present location from Vang in the Valdres region of Norway and re-erected in 1842. A notable tourist attraction, it is Poland's only stave church. It serves as a parish church of the Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession in Poland.

Wikipedia: Vang Stave Church (EN), Website

2. Gravitations-Anomalie

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Gravitational anomaly in Karpacz – a phenomenon observed in Karpacz Górny on Strażacka Street, consisting in the apparent spontaneous movement of objects and liquids along the road uphill. The phenomenon is an example of an optical illusion, the so-called magic hill – in fact, the road descends along the slope of the valley, even though it leads upstream.

Wikipedia: Anomalia grawitacyjna w Karpaczu (PL)

3. Śnieżka / Sněžka

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Sněžka or Śnieżka is a mountain on the border between the Czech Republic and Poland, the most prominent point of the Silesian Ridge in the Giant Mountains. At 1,603.3 metres (5,260 ft), its summit is the highest point in the Czech Republic, in Lower Silesian Voivodeship, in the Giant Mountains and in the entire Sudetes.

Wikipedia: Sněžka (EN), Url

4. Kaplica św. Wawrzyńca

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St. Lawrence's Chapel – a Roman Catholic chapel located on the peak of Śnieżka; in Poland. The chapel is located in south-west of Poland, in the eastern Karkonosze Mountains, on the peak of Śnieżka – the highest peak of the Karkonosze Mountains, located around 5.3 kilometres west of the centre of Karpacz.

Wikipedia: St. Lawrence's Chapel, Śnieżka (EN)

5. Strzecha Akademicka

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Strzecha Akademicka – PTTK shelter located in the Karkonosze National Park, on one of the trails leading from Karpacz to Śnieżka. Located 1258 m above sea level, between the Small Pond Cauldron and Biały Jar, about 10 minutes away from another hostel, Samotnia.

Wikipedia: Schronisko PTTK „Strzecha Akademicka” (PL), Website, Heritage Website

6. Dom Nesthäkchen

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Dom Nesthäkchen unknown / PD-US

Else Ury was a German-Jewish novelist and children's book author. Her best-known character is the blonde doctor's daughter Annemarie Braun, whose life from childhood to old age is told in the ten volumes of the highly successful Nesthäkchen series.

Wikipedia: Else Ury (EN)


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