Brzeg

Renaissance castle of Silesian Piasts

The Renaissance castle of Silesian Piasts with arcaded courtyard and three-level cloisters is the most impressive historical building. It contains a Gothic St Hedwig’s Chapel with rococo interior decorations and houses the museum of Silesian Piasts that features, among other exhibits, the sarcophagi of Legnica and Brzeg princes and a medieval hunting bow (14th c.).

The Liszt evening recitals as well as the concerts of the Wratislavia Cantans and Vienna Music festivals are held in the castle interiors.

Museum of the Silesian Piasts, Brzeg, Plac Zamkowy 1; tel./fax +(48-77) 416 42 10, 416 32 57; www.zamekbrzeg.pl

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