Cieplice, although now part of the same municipality, feels very different from Jelenia Góra itself. The town has its own square / main street, Plac Piastowski, dominated by the massive Schaffgotsch Palace of the 1780s, former home of the German family of the same name who owned a great deal of land in the region. Much of this rather small, older...more
The Market Square is the nicest place in the center of Jelenia Góra. I enjoyed being there. Take a glas of beer and have a look at Baroque Burgher houses wiht arcades lining the whole square. The main building with a tower is a town hall. Your astute eye will certainly notice a fountain. It's a Neputn fountain located in place of the former city...more
St. Erasmus and Pancras' Church is the oldest church in the town and is dedicated to two martyrs. The first church was built of wood und burntdown in 1303. It was rebuilt in stone. But the present shape of the church dates back to the 15th century. It took several decades to built this vast Gothic church made of sandstone blocks. The impressive...more
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There are some cozy restaurants in Jelenia Gora. The most memorable and unique place was in the basement of Castle Palac Wojanow.
To take taxis in this part of Poland can be a bit frustrating since some of the drivers don't speak english. The taxis in Jelenia Gora are not too used to foreigners who doesn't speak german or polish. But the local cars seams to be fun to travel. What brand and model is the taxi on the photo?more
by train: direct trains to Wroclaw, Warsaw, Cracow, Gdanskby bus: time table - only in Polishprzystanek początkowy - fromprzystanek końcowy - toFrom Germany via Görlitz. You have to change in Görlitz and Węgliniec.From Czech Republik. Direct trains from Trutnov. Only on weekends and they operate seasonal.The nearest aiports:...more
The Police in Jelenia Gora seams to target foreigners with cars. We were stopped twice to check for driver license and soberness. The Police were polite, and nothing happened. But anyway, it's a bit annoying to be stopped just because you are a tourist.