Biskupin - A settlement built a thousand years ago
Biskupin is a fortified lake village built around 700 B.C. by a tribe belonging to the Lusatian culture. This Iron Age village was built on a flat island and surrounded by a barricade consisting of a wooden framework filled with earth and sand. The well-known Biskupin excavations are located on a peninsula encircled by lakes and swamps. An educational archaeological fair is held here annually in September and the museum pavilion offers a permanent historical display. In the nearby village of Wenecja is a narrow-gauge railway museum. During the summer, the 19th century train travels between Znin and Gasawa passing through Biskupin and Wenecja.