Łagów

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    • County:
      kielecki
    • Community:
      Łagów
    • Address:
      Łagów
    • Tourist region:
      Kielce Region
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    Brzoskwiniowy Sad
    Brzoskwiniowy Sad
    Pokój od: 40

    • Siesławice, ul. 193
    • +48 41 378 47 68
    Gościniec Europejski
    Gościniec Europejski

    • Przyjmo, ul. Dolna 2
    • +48 41 303 41 03
    Ambara"s
    Ambara"s
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    • Dąbrowa
    • +48 41 362 58 05
    Nowiny
    Nowiny
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    • Zgórsko
    • +48 41 346 52 57
    Rancho
    Rancho

    • Busko-Zdrój, Wolica 23
    • +48 41 378 74 67
    Ośrodek Hipoterapii i Rekreacji Ruchowej
    Ośrodek Hipoterapii i Rekreacji Ruchowej

    • Busko-Zdrój, Łagiewniki 121
    • +48 41 379 80 17
    U Damiana
    U Damiana

    • Busko-Zdrój, Pęczelice 20
    • +48 600 213 910
    U Michała - Michał Grzegorczyk
    U Michała - Michał Grzegorczyk

    • Busko-Zdrój, Widuchowa 25
    • +48 602 710 622
    Siedlisko - Po Rosie
    Siedlisko - Po Rosie

    • Zbludowice, Leśna 93a
    • +48 503 672 914
    ZSM "Zakładów Porcelnay Ćmielów"
    ZSM "Zakładów Porcelnay Ćmielów"
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    • Ćmielów, ul. Zacisze 18
    • +48 15 861 22 92
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    Description

    Łagów was trading settlement already in the 12th century. At that time it belonged to the Wrocław bishopric. Because of frequent Tartar invasions, Łagów was turned into a fortified castellany defending Poland"s eastern borders. It received its municipal rights from prince Bolesław Wstydliwy (Boleslaus the Chaste) in 1253. Originally Łagów"s  residents occupied themselves with hunting and farming, but crafts rapidly developed in the 15th century and soon the town could boast pottery and glass workshops as well as plants manufacturing bricks and tiles. Łagów"s economy was boosted by iron ore mining and the construction of ironworks producing raw materials for tools and weaponry.  Like many cities in the region, Łagów lost its municipal rights and all privileges after the fall of the January Uprising (1863-65) in 1869. The Austrians, who occupied the town during World War I, took over zinc and iron ore mines as well as limestone quarries. There were many lime burning kilns in Łagów prior to World War II.

    St Michael the Archangel Church
    Extended and romodelled throughout centuries, the church has an old presbytery (15th c.), one nave (16th c.) and side-chapels from later periods. Its highlight is the late-Renaissance high alter from 1600.

    The Dule Gorge
    Squeezing its way through lime rocks, River Łagowica created a huge cave known as the Jaskinia Zbójecka (Robbers" Cave) because it was believed to be inhabited by Madej the Robber. While penetrating the cave"s muddy bottom, archaeologists found animal remains from the glaciation period and artefacts made of stone, bronze and iron. It soon became the Dule Nature Reserve thanks to its vegetation characteristic for lime rock environment, karstic phenomena and attractive landscape.

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