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The Building of the Old Commune in Siewierz


In Siewierz, a historic town full of monuments, located between Katowice and Częstochowa, you might want to find an interesting old manor-like house standing in Kościuszki Street, very close to the parish church. The house was erected by the Frank family, at the turn of the 18th and 19th centuries. The building is covered with a mansard roof. In the second half of the 19th century, it was the seat of the commune authorities. Currently, the building houses, among others, the Chamber of Tradition and Old Culture in Siewierz.

Location
street Kościuszki 5
42-470 Siewierz
Siewierz
Kraków-Częstochowa Jura, Dąbrowa Basin
in the city/town
Contact data
: 32 67 42 461
: 782 480 977
: izba@siewierz.pl; siewierz@silesia.travel; pit@siewierz.pl
: www.kultura.siewierz.pl
General Information
: museums, architectural monuments, historic buildings/urban arrangement, archaeological monuments
Prices & amenities
: Tickets: 4 zł -children and young people, 6 zł - adults
: children, pupils
Availability
: whole year

in the season (May-September) from Monday to Friday from 9.00 to 15.00
in the off-season (October-April) from Monday to Friday from 9.00 to 14.00

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Nearby
Siewierz
The church of Saint Matthias in Siewierz stands near the Market Square, close to the castle of the bishops of Kraków, who were at the same time dukes of Siewierz. For centuries, it has served as a parish church of Siewierz. The first mention of the shrine comes from the fifteenth century, but it is known the church was erected along with the foundation of the city in the second half of the thirteenth century. It had a stone chancel and a nave wooden, which was turned into brick one in the sixteenth century. The present appearance results from the late- eighteenth- century reconstruction. The church is a BaroqueClassicist building. It is worthwhile that the Bishops’ Gate and an interesting entrance portal.
Siewierz
Siewierz is one of the oldest Polish towns, as evidenced, inter alia, by the preserved Romanesque church of Saint John the Baptist The settlement was founded probably in the 11th century, but the town at its present site was established after 1276, when it received town privileges. To The medieval urban layout with a central market square and streets running out of its corners has been preserved till present-day.
Siewierz
The small, one-nave church of Saints Barbara and Valentine in Siewierz was built in 1618, as an infirmary church. It replaced the previous wooden structure standing on the same site. Inside the church, there is the equipment from the first half of the seventeenth century, among which it is worth paying attention to the Baroque altars. The portraits of the main patron saints of the church, Saint Barbara of Nicomedia and Saint Valentine are placed in the high altar.
Siewierz
Modern Siewierz is a small town in the district of Będzin, which is crossed by the busy state road S1, the so-called “Gierkówka”. Few travelers realize that for centuries the town was capital of an independent duchy, and that the Bishops of Kraków bore the title of the dukes of Siewierz until the end of the Polish– Lithuanian Commonwealth. The ruins of the castle in Siewierz speak volumes about its paSt To this day, the walls of the fortress, the tower and the barbican have been preserved. An observation platform was set up on top of the tower in 2008.
The Czarna Przemsza river flows through major cities of Zagłębie. For centuries, it has been used for water transport. Nowadays, we can encounter more and more kayakers on the river, who make use of it for recreational purposes. Kayakers can start their trips in the vicinity of the castle in Siewierz, and then cover the distance of the water reservoir of Przeczyce and Siewierz, and finally end in the picturesque area of the Będzin stronghold.
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