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The 101-metre high tower is the third highest historic sacred tower in Poland. 300 stairs lead to its top. There are four observation decks prepared for tourists, with teleoptical equipment and information boards giving the history of the tower and the church. From the tower you can see a panorama of the Góry Sowie mountains, the Wzgórza Bielawskie hills, and even the Masyw Ślęża massif. The tower was adapted to tourist traffic needs in 2007 thanks to funds obtained from the Integrated Operational Programme for the Regional Development of the Dolnośląskie Voivodeship. The modernisation works were praised by the jury of the “MODERNISATION OF THE YEAR 2007” National Competition; the church tower in Bielawa won the main prize in the category: “Sacred buildings”. Admission tickets to the tower are available at the Tourist Information Centre. Here you can get a commemorative stamp documenting the fact that that you were able “to conquer” the viewing tower.



The church of the Assumption

The first information about same church, where the observation tower is, come from the year 1288. The church was a one-nave structure, vaulted in its front part. Originally it had three altars, but to the seventeenth century preserved only the main with a statue of the Virgin Mary. Since the church was threatened to collapse, in 1866, it was demolished. The ceremonial laying of the cornerstone for the new church, designed by A. Langer from Wroclaw, followed on April 14, 1868, and was completed on November 15, 1876. The church has three bells, which have been given names: John Paul II, Henry and Francis and a clock commemorating the Year of the Great Jubilee of Christianity. In September, the church hosts concerts during the International Festival Wratislavia Cantans. Here you can get a commemorative stamp documenting the fact that that you were able “to conquer” the viewing tower.