Presentation on theme: "CIESZYN. Legend has it that in 810 year, after a long time wandering apart, the sons of Polish Prince Leszko III: Bolko, Leszko and Cieszko met here and."— Presentation transcript:
Legend has it that in 810 year, after a long time wandering apart, the sons of Polish Prince Leszko III: Bolko, Leszko and Cieszko met here and founded the town, to express their great joy at their reunion. Town's attraction is the Studnia Trzech Braci (Three Brothers Well), which commemorates the legend of Cieszyn's foundation. (on the picture)
Near the well is a picturesque part of Cieszyn called Cieszyn Venice.
Cieszyn and Cesky Tesin are an important road and rail hub on the Polish-Czech border; and are a centre of education, culture and administration for the whole of Cieszyn Silesia on both sides of the Olza. Located here at the meeting point of various nations, cultures and faiths, they are a place of unique character. Many cultural, sporting and recreational events take place here, and their natural places are perfect to relax in. The unique atmosphere means that even the fussiest tourist are sure to find something to suit them here.
The Lutheran Church of Jesus was biult at the beginning of the 18 th century in late Baroque style. Its interior is graced by an opulent altarpiece, pulpit and organ. It is the largest Lutheran church in Poland. It can hold around 6,000 (3,500 seated).In contains the Tschammer Library and Archives and Museum of Protestantism. The Library is the largest and most important Lutheran library in Poland.
On The Castle Hill is the 29 – metre Piast Tower, dating from the 14 th century, is a superb viewing point over the town and the Silesian Beskid.
The opulent Cieszyn Theatre graces plac Teatralny. It was built in 1910 in Viennese neo- Baroque style. It has a revolving scene and a three-tier auditorium, seating 630.