Książ Castle

A historical picturesque castle in Poland.

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Summary

Książ is the largest castle in the Silesia region. It lies within Książ Landscape Park, a protected area located in the Wałbrzyski Foothills. The castle overlooks the gorge of the Pełcznica river and is one of the Wałbrzych's main tourist attractions.

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Reasons to visit Książ Castle

  • It was destroyed and rebuilt many times and has a rich history.
  • It is a big castle with over 400 beautifully decorated rooms. Among them Chinese, Italian, and Chinese salons, Baroque, Green and Hunting Halls.
  • The castle stands in a big landscape park where two natural reservse are located.
  • There is a hiking route with spectacular views over the castle. The route lies in the landscape park surrounding the castle and runs alongside a river and other historical constructions located near the castle.
  • Within walking distance of the castle, there is a palm house (Palmiarnia) where you can find over 100 species of exotic plants from various continents.

What to visit near Książ Castle?

Frequently asked questions about Książ Castle

Why is Książ Castle worth visiting?
  • It was destroyed and rebuilt many times and has a rich history.
  • It is a big castle with over 400 beautifully decorated rooms. Among them Chinese, Italian, and Chinese salons, Baroque, Green and Hunting Halls.
  • The castle stands in a big landscape park where two natural reservse are located.
  • There is a hiking route with spectacular views over the castle. The route lies in the landscape park surrounding the castle and runs alongside a river and other historical constructions located near the castle.
  • Within walking distance of the castle, there is a palm house (Palmiarnia) where you can find over 100 species of exotic plants from various continents.
What other places worth visiting when traveling to Książ Castle?
  • Wrocław
  • Wrocław
  • Jelenia Góra
  • Kolorowe Jeziorka
  • Świdnica
  • Czocha Castle
  • Lądek-Zdrój
  • Chojnik Castle
  • Park Miniatur Zabytków Dolnego Śląska w Kowarach
  • Fort Srebrna Góra
  • Złoty Stok
  • Nyskie Lake
  • Przemkowski Park Krajobrazowy