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Photographer's Note

In addition to the famous main cities, attractive architecture can sometimes be found in some of Poland's small towns and villages.

For example - lovely Jelenia Gora ("Deer mountain", pop. 87,000), located in Lower Silesia in the southwest corner of Poland.

In the picturesque city there are many interesting architectural monuments representing various epochs: reconstructed Baroque burgher houses with arcades from the 16th and 18th centuries surrounding the market square, the Gothic Town Hall in the middle of the market, the parish church of the 14th century, the Evangelical church of the 18th century and the remnants of medieval fortifications.

The town is a also a tourist center of the Sudety Mountains.

Before 1945 the city was part of Germany and called Hirschberg. After WW2 it was handed over to Poland.

In the WORKSHOP: More colorful houses of Jelenia Gora, in a frontal shot

Photo Information
  • Copyright: daniel yoffe (pastadog) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1670 W: 288 N: 2600] (13111)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2005-07-00
  • Categories: Architecture
  • Exposure: f/6.7, 1/350 seconds
  • Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
  • Date Submitted: 2006-04-27 9:48
Viewed: 1991
Points: 40
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