Tower of Upper Gate


General

Availability:
- Open all year round

Facilities

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The authorities of Krapkowice invite to visit the monumental tower. From the view-point terrace you can admire the closest areas of St.Anna Mountain and Opawskie Mountains.

The tower of Upper Gate built in the second half of XIVth century, rebuilt around 1580. Gothic and renaissance rebuilding. The building is rectangular, 3-storey, at the bottom it is barrel vaulted. Above the cornice, there is an attic with an arcade frieze and a ridge made of pinnacles and peaks. In the alcoves of frieze there are key shooting-ranges. On particular storeys, there are artistic displays presenting the most interesting objects and places of Lands of Krapkowice. On the groundfloor, there is a factory of vat paper where everyone can make a piece of paper or order an invitation, diplomas, etc. On the top storey, there is a view-point terrace where You can admire the closest areas - St.Anna Mountain or Opawskie Mountains. In 2007, the Tower got a distinction from the Minister of Culture and National Heritage "Zadbany zabytek Anno Domini 2007". Thanks to that, it appeared on the list of 18 best well-preserved monumental objects in Poland. Group visiting (minimum 10 people), every day, arranged date.

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Basztowa
47-300 Krapkowice
State: OPOLSKIE
Latitude and Longitude: 50.4742,17.9679

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