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Rocky gord ‘Osiedle Wały’

Złoty Potok

Description

A medieval fortified gord founded between the 8th and 9th century. It belongs to the biggest gords in Poland. The rock and upland gord is located on a top of the hill over the Wiercica valley in a beautiful, forest scenery.

 

From all sides it is surrounded by:

– diverse flora,

– fauna,

– springs.

The gord consisted of triple ramparts made of stones, wood and soil. Its central part constitutes a burgh, which formerly was a residence of the monarch. It was separated from the rest by a moat and a rampart. An area of the settlements, central and south, is 16, 400 m2.

 

On the premises of the gord there are:

– well,

– place of worship of the four- faced god Światowid, next to side rock,

– place of burning of eternal fire,

– residence of the monarch, heated by fire from the underside.

Additional information

Is accessible to public?

Yes

How far it is?

Small

How good lightning is

Medium

Noise level

Small

Has parking space

Yes

Needs permission?

Yes