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The Mansion of the President of the Republic of Poland on Zadni Groń in Wisła


The Mansion of the President of the Republic of Poland in Wisła is a Modernist building, erected in the years 1929-1930, in a picturesque, wooded area on the slopes of the hill called Zadni Groń, in the southern part of Wisła. It is the Residence of the President. The mansion resembling a medieval castle was designed by Adolf Szyszko-Bohusz. It was built from donations of the inhabitants of Silesia and ceremoniously handed over to President Ignacy Mościcki.

Location
street Zameczek 1
43-460 Wisła
Wisła
Beskids & Cieszyn Silesia
in the city/town
Contact data
: 33 854 65 00
: zamekwisla@zamekwisla.pl
: www.zamek.wisla.pl
General Information
: castles/palaces/manors, symbolic place, museums, architectural monuments, history sources
Prices & amenities
: admission free
Availability
: whole year

from Wednesday to Saturday: 11 am, 12.30 am, 2 pm for organized groups with a guide; After prior arrangement by telephone

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