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.
The owners of the “Rzym” inn in Wrocław’s Jarnołtówek captured a fragment of … an armored train. How is this possible?
We are talking about a shooting and observation dome from the German armored train “Pörsel”, which Andrzej Dworak, co-owner of the “Rzym” inn, bought from the widow of Wojciech Stojak, a famous Wrocław explorer. Stojak claimed that the train took part in the battles for Festung Breslau, and the name comes from the name of the train’s creator and its first commander. After it was damaged by the Soviets, it was dismantled and the individual elements were used as separate points of resistance. The Stojak dome was unearthed in Karłowice near the track. Today, it increases the attractiveness of the place, encourages people to become interested in the history of Wrocław, strengthens local patriotism and arouses pacifist feelings – Wrocław is an attractive place to live in and nobody wants to change it.
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. ...
It is no coincidence that Ząbkowice Śląskie, called the City of the Leaning Tower and Frankenstein, is an extraordinary town in Lower Silesia with unique attractions. It is here that the only such Leaning Tower is located and it is in Ząbkowice Śląskie that the terrible story about Frankenstein has its roots.
The beauty and richness of Lower Silesian architecture has delighted millions of tourists who come every year to admire both the treasures of Wrocław and the entire region.
A walk along the Oder boulevards allows you to relax after a day full of impressions, but it can also be part of the tour of the capital of Lower Silesia: from the Old Town and Ostrów Tumski, passing, among others, The National Museum and the Panorama of the Battle of Racławice, you can walk all the way to the vicinity of the Centennial Hall and the Wrocław Zoo. On a clear summer day, it's hard to imagine a better route for a longer stroll around the city....
The Japanese Garden is a unique place on the green map of Wrocław, allowing, among others, due to the unique combination of various types of Japanese gardens, discoveries in the capital of Lower Silesia, a fragment of the extremely rich culture of the Land of the Rising Sun.
Historic center of Wrocław. It was in Ostrów Tumski, which was actually an island two hundred years ago, where there was a wooden castle from the 10th century, and later - a brick castle of the Piast dynasty. Until today, Ostrów is not only a tourist attraction, an exceptionally popular walking place, but also the seat of the Wrocław metropolitan curia.
A unique place on the map of Wrocław's Old Town, where, a few hundred meters from one another, you can find churches of four denominations, and multiculturalism and tolerance are not only postulates, but an everyday reality.