Po symbolicznej edycji w 2020 roku Jazz nad Odrą powraca w pełnej krasie. Pięć dni koncertów na trzech scenach, gwiazdy polskiego i światowego jazzu oraz tradycyjne jam session do rana – Strefa Kultury Wrocław odkrywa pierwsze karty tegorocznego programu.
Oleśnica, a town with medieval origins to the east of Wrocław, offers tourists many attractions – especially when it comes to people interested in history and art.
The most valuable monuments of old architecture in Oleśnica can be found in the historic part of the city, closely surrounded by a brick defensive wall and a moat. However, the buildings themselves, which are part of the fortification complex, are noteworthy, while the Brama Wrocławska(Wrocław Gate – formerly known as the Trzebnica Gate) is in the foreground – the last of the four city gates existing until 1868. In the Old Town, you must see not only the Market Square in Oleśnica with its nineteenth-century tenement houses and the historic town hall from the fifteenth century (rebuilt in the classicist style in the nineteenth century, rebuilt from war damage in the mid-1960s), or the Renaissance Castle of the Dukes of Oleśnica from the so-called the castle church, i.e. the basilica of St. John the Apostle (15th century). The list of places of particular interest should be supplemented with other monuments of sacred architecture, incl. baroque church of Holy Trinity and the gothic Old Synagogue, currently serving a temple of two Protestant denominations (Evangelical-Augsburg and Pentecostal). In the meantime, enthusiasts of active leisure can take advantage of the offer of the Oleśnica Recreational Complex ATOL, including an aquapark with indoor and outdoor pools, saunarium, squash and tennis courts, mini golf and many other sports attractions. A mandatory point of the sightseeing program should be the Oleśnica History Meeting House (Oleśnicki Dom Spotkań z Historią), which is located in a tenement house at ul. Bociania 11, in a place that used to belong to a castle and defense complex centuries ago. Its location makes it part of the historic old town. It is an ideal starting point from which you can start exploring one of the oldest and most charming towns in Lower Silesia.
The task of the House is to popularize knowledge about Oleśnica, as well as explore its history, present historical figures and disseminate cultural heritage. The municipal exhibition facility functions within the Municipal Center of Culture and Art in Oleśnica.
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The cultural inheritance that has been experienced by the contemporary inhabitants of Lower Silesia is, in fact, priceless. To the turbulent fortunes and the multinational society that contributed to the history of the region, Lower Silesian people owe to this day enchanting and mysterious castles, richly decorated palaces and magnificent sacred buildings, which together give larger or smaller towns and villages of which they are treasures a truly unique character. ...
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