Siedlęcin Tower

Local nameWieża Ksiazeca, Wieża Rycerska
LocationSiedlęcin, Poland

Siedlęcin Tower is the 14th century tower castle, situated in a village of Siedlęcin in the administrative district of Gmina Jeżów Sudecki, within Jelenia Góra County, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, in south-western Poland.

The keep in Siedlęcin is one of the best-preserved examples of such buildings in Central Europe; its construction was probably started in 1313 or 1314 by Henry I of Jawor. He and his wife Agnes of Bohemia also commissioned the medieval Gothic fresco murals depicting the legend of Lancelot that are painted in the great hall of the keep.

The tower, surrounded by a moat, is a keep of a relatively modest sort, which combines the functions of housing, ceremony, and defence in a vertical disposition analogous to those found in other castles in Europe: the…

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More information and contact


Official Website


Phone +48 882 964 805

Address 21 Długa, Siedlęcin 58-522, Poland

Coordinates 50°56'6.068" N 15°41'7.992" E

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