Kamien Pomorski Travel Guide

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    The Wolin Gate

    by evaanna Updated Nov 2, 2005

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    Erected in the mid-14th century, the Wolin Gate was part of the secular town fortifications, protecting it against an attack from the south and from the banks of the Dziwna River. It was altered twice, first in 1691 and then in the 19th century and re-built after WWII. You can now climb the tower to see the panorama of the area.

    Wolin Gate, Kamien Pomorski
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    St. Nicholas' Church

    by evaanna Written Oct 31, 2005

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    The hill that St. Nicholas' Church sits on is an ancient pagan burial ground and the church, which is first mentioned in written records in 1335, was at first just a chapel with a graveyard around it. The church, then Protestant, got its interesting tower in the 17th century.
    After WWII the place was to be adapted to become a local museum but finally in 1994 it was taken over by the Catholic Church. Parts of its ancient altar can now be found in the cathedral. The church was closed so we couldn' t see it inside.

    St. Nicholas' Church, Kamien Pomorski
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    The Bishop's Palace

    by evaanna Written Oct 30, 2005

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    The Bishop's Palace is situated within what used to be the church town, where the clergy and all the church officials had their houses depending on their place in the church hierarchy. The bishop's position was obviously the highest so the house he occupied was the grandest. I found the facade with the tracery of particular interest but the whole building is worth a visit. After WWII it housed the county library. In 1993 it reverted to the parish.

    Facade of the Bishop's Palace, Kamien Pomorski
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    Swierzno

    by evaanna Updated Oct 30, 2005

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    We only saw this place in passing on the way to Swinoujscie and our ferry to Ystad. But the charming half-timbered church made us stop and take a photo. This listed church dates back to 1681 and it was just getting a new roof when we saw it. We didn't know it then but apparently there is also an 18th century half-timbered hunting lodge in Swierzno with a French park.
    Swierzno is situated just a few kilometres east of Kamien Pomorski along road 102.

    Church at Swierzno
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