A memorial in the center of Góra, dedicated “The heroes who fought for a free and independent Poland”


37 km SV,
41 km SE, 19 km NE, 35 km V, 51 km NE, 23 km N, 47 km SV, 55 km SV, 25 km SE, 20 km NE, 63 km SE, 48 km S, 89 km SE, 26 km NV


12.805 (2007)

Location and history

The town of Góra is located in the northwest of the Lower Silesia region. Major cities nearby are Głogów to the west, Wschowa to the northwest, Leszno to the north and Rawicz to the southeast.
The village of Góra is known since 1155. The town of Góra was founded on the same site in 1288. From 1741 to 1945 the town was under Prussian (German) rule.

Tourist attractions

Among the architectural sights should be mentioned:
Głogów Tower (in the Middle Ages part of the fortification of the city); Bymuren (the remains of the medieval fortifications); The water tower ; Church of Saint Catherine ; Church of the Body of Christ ; The prison (part of which is a medieval defense tower, part of the fortification of the city).

St. Catherine's Church

Surrounding Area

The entire municipality of Góra is located in the river Barycz’ catchment area. Barycz, which runs approx. 6 km south of the city, is a right tributary to Odra. In connection with the river there is a 50 ha water reservoir at Ryczeń (6 km south of Góra), where angling is possible.



Other Internet sites and sources

Góra The city's official site
Powiat Górowski – district of the district, in Polish, English, German and French

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