Friendship Bridge

Cieszyn Cieszyn

Friendship Bridge is an old bridge over the river Olza border between the Czech and Polish Cieszyn. By 21 December 2007 served as a bridge allowing entrance from Polish to Czech Cieszyn (only one way). This place was good for crossing river Olza even in the fourteenth century. On one of the banks has ever even Water Gate demolished in the XVIII century, in 1880 was builded from stone and concrete, in the twentieth century, replaced by a new design. For 10 years through the bridge ran the city tram route. The present structure dates from 1953. Today there is no place for customers offices, and in one of its building there is a cafe of Political Criticism.