Fortress is the main attraction of the city, one of the most important historic buildings throughout the region and a unique work of defensive architecture. Kłodzkie fortifications are one of the best-preserved seventeenth and eighteenth century fortified systems. You can see here the huge bastions and chambers, and with a guide through an underground walkway minerskim. From the observation deck offers a wonderful view of the Kłodzko and the entire Valley. Defensive structures occupy an area of more than 30h., Which consists of Fortress principal and auxiliary fort Sheep Mountain on the other side of the river. Fortress set on Castle Hill, now called Fortress Mountain (369 m), was founded on the site of an ancient, fortified castle. Castle had great strategic importance. Because he was located at the merchant road leading from the south of Europe północ.Z Over the years, the castle was transformed into a castle, which was repeatedly destroyed and rebuilt. From 1459 he began to perform the functions of defense. In 1769, the castle finally demolished, and in its place arose a keep - the central work of fortress, surrounded by a chain of bastions, redoubts, ticks and internal moats. In donżonie are provided with triple casemates and magazines with a depth of up to 20 meters. The casemates was armory, pharmacy, laboratory, and a number of rooms for the crew. At the site of the former bastions of the lower castle built: High, Low, Scenic, Alarm and tick tumski. The fort is surrounded by a dry moat with a depth of 10 meters.
Places of interest
Museum of the Kłodzko
Underground Tourist Route
Kłodzkie Centre for Culture, Sport and Recreation