Castle Hill

Cieszyn Cieszyn

Border Castle hill, where stands rotunda from the eleventh century, the Piast Tower XIV, and the recently discovered remains of a cylindrical tower, so-called final defense tower. The oldest traces of settlement date back to the fifth century BC, the Roman times. It is thought that in VIII-th century there was a village ont he hill, surrounded by the 10 m shaft of the construction of earth and wood. From the hill there is a beautiful panorama of the Olza river valley , and the Czech Cieszyn. This area is often visited by tourists, it is worth to climb the tower and visit the Romanesque rotunda.