Żagań

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Virgin Mary's Ascension Church in Żagań

Distance

16 km V,
Szprotawa
18 km SE,
Lubsko
37 km NV, 38 km NE, 43 km NE, 47 km NE, 48 km SE, 62 km SE, 63 km S, 66 km E, 73 km SV

Population

26.253 (2010)

Location and history

Żagań is located in western Poland, 47 km from the German border at Olszyna.

The city was first mentioned in 1202. The city rights gained the city in 1280.

Tourist attractions

Selected attractions:

Virgin Mary's Church of the Assumption
- part of the former Augustinian monastery. The first church on the site probably started in 1183.

Plac Slowiański
- one of the central places in the center. Here you will find the city administration building.


Plac Slowiański

prince's palace
- now the city's cultural palace – was erected between 1628 and 1700 at the site of the former castle, which dates from the transition between the 13th and 14th centuries.


prince's palace

City Hall
was built in the early 14th century. with later remodels. The current building is in neo-Renaissance style. The tower was built in the 16th century.


Town Hall Tower in Żagań

The former Augustinian monastery: The boarding school
The boarding school was built in 1740-1758 and replaced the monastery's economy building.


The former Augustinian monastery: The boarding school

Bymuren
The city was surrounded by a stone wall from the Middle Ages. Large fragments as well as two brick towers are preserved to this day.


Lot of the city wall

Surrounding Area

Accommodation

Booking.com
Żagań (in Polish, German and English) – here also practical information for tourists

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Żagań (in Polish, German and English) – here also practical information for tourists

Other Internet sites and sources

Żagań (in Polish, German and English)

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