Sobotka is situated in Lower Silesia, not far from Wroclaw. It is known that is located at the foot of the massif of Mt, which belongs to Foreland and virtually every weekend there full of visitors looking for fresh air and mountain climbing. At the top of the mountain travelers can stay at the House of Turysty them. M. Stęczyńskiego "Under Wieżycą" and sample the famous apple pie. The city is located on the Black Water - right tributary of the river Bystrica. On Ślęża spruce forests predominate, except in smaller amounts can be found deciduous trees oaks and beeches. Aside from the beautiful trees, there exists unusual vegetation, such as Polygonatum verticillatum, or cinquefoil white. Massif forests inhabited by deer, wild boars and deer, foxes and martens. Ślęża Mountains area is protected. Sobotka is known for its pagan traditions, and its history dates back to the twelfth century. It owes its name to the fact that once in every Saturday held there known throughout the area fairs. To the historical buildings in Sobotka should be a sanctuary of Saint Anne of worship created in the fourteenth century. The church is a statue of the patron saint, which according to legend was brought there in the twelfth century. Statuette carved in wood in the Romanesque and Gothic. The church over the centuries has been expanded, so you can recognize in its construction elements of Romanesque, Neo-Romanesque and Gothic. The second important historical monument is the Baroque church. James the Apostle, built in 1739, in which you can see the typical Gothic ways of decorating. The local Town Hall was built in the nineteenth century, it is one of the historical buildings of this city, so certainly need to see him exploring the surrounding area. Sobotka is divided into two parts, and west is called Sobotka-Hill. Close from there to Mount Sleza, and besides waiting there for visitors interesting historical objects. For example, the former Augustinian monastery, which today serves as a hotel. The hotel consists of the castle, whose original form dates back to the thirteenth century. Over the years, the castle passed under different authorities, which przebudowywały or repaired it. To this day, preserved architectural elements of Gothic, Renaissance and Gothic Revival. Nearby are the ruins of the brewery from the mid-nineteenth century, and educational center, a coach house and park. On the Mount of Ślęża you can relax after climbing visiting the church of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, which was built in 1851. At the peak has several hiking trails, depending on degree of difficulty. The picturesque atmosphere and mountain air will ensure you a successful weekend for the city.
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