Thursday, 16 October 2014

Sights and scenes: Ziębice

Ziębice, Poland
26 Sept 2014 | From Grzegorz of Poland

Ziębice is a town in Ząbkowice Śląskie County, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, in south-western Poland. It is the seat of the administrative district called Gmina Ziębice. It has a sister city relationship with Brighton, Colorado.

The municipality Ziebice is one of the largest municipalities in Lower Silesia and the largest one in the district (powiat) of Zabkowice Slaskie (Frankenstein). In Ziebice there is a unique museum of household appliances with the largest European collection of irons. In the close vicinity of Ziebice there are Cistersian Monastery in Henryków (Heinrichau), castle in Kamieniec (Kamenz), skew tower in Zabkowice (Frankenstein) and gold mine in Zloty Stok (Reichenstein).

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