Mount Ślęża

Mount Ślęża

Ślęża (German: Zobten or Zobtenberg, later also Siling) is a mountain in the Sudetes foothills (Polish: Przedgórze Sudeckie) in Lower Silesia, 30 km (19 mi) from Wrocław, southern Poland. This natural reserve built mostly of granite is 718 m high and covered with forests.

The top of the mountain has a PTTK tourist Mountain hut, a TV and radio mast, church Mary, poorly visible ruins of the castle and observation tower. The mountain and its surrounding region form the protected area called Ślęża Landscape Park.

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