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Paczkow

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Paczków is a town in Nysa County, Opole Voivodeship, Poland, with 7,631 inhabitants . It is one of the few towns in Europe in which medieval fortifications have been almost completely preserved. Located in the southeastern outskirts of the historical province of Lower Silesia, along the medieval road from Lesser Poland to Klodzko Valley and Prague, Paczków is called "Polish Carcassonne", thanks to its well-preserved medieval fortifications. However, while the famous French Carcassonne is a 19th-century reconstruction, all historic buildings of Paczków are authentic.The old town and its medieval fortifications are listed as one of Poland's official national Historic Monuments, as designated November 13, 2012. Its listing is maintained by the National Heritage Board of Poland.HistoryPaczków was officially founded on March 8, 1254, when the Bishop of Wrocław, Tomasz I gave permission for the location of a new town. It was placed near the ancient village of Paczków, and henceforth, the name of the village was changed to Old Paczków. Paczków quickly grew, becoming not only a market town, but also a stronghold, guarding southwestern borders of the mighty ecclesiastical Duchy of Nysa. It was granted the so-called Flemish rights, based on Magdeburg rights. The new town received several privileges, such as the right to brew beer, and its early inhabitants were mostly craftsmen, such as bakers, butchers and shoemakers.
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Muzeum Gazownictwa ©
Science Museum
Muzeum Gazownictwa
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
Town hall ©
Government Building
Town hall
4.4
Duration: 30 minutes
Wroclawska Tower
Observation Deck
Wroclawska Tower
4.4
Duration: 30 minutes
Tourist Information Centre ©
Historic Site
Tourist Information Centre
4.0
Duration: 1h 30 min

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Gold Mine Zloty Stok
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Kamieniec Zabkowicki Palace Kamieniec Zabkowicki
4.3
Duration: 1h 30 min
Park of Medieval Technology
Park
Park of Medieval Technology Zloty Stok
4.2
Duration: 1h 30 min

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Palac Heymanna
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Duration: 4 hours
Defensive City Walls
Observation Deck
Defensive City Walls
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Duration: 2h 30 min
Penitential cross
Cemetery
Penitential cross
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Duration: 1h 30 min
John the Apostle church
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John the Apostle church
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