The castle tower – „Vokova věž”

Address: 48-200 Prudnik, Plac Zamkowy
GPS position: 50°19′21.72″N, 17°34′45.84″E
Contact address: Muzeum Ziemi Prudnickiej
Telephone: +48 77 406 80 60

The Vok tower is the oldest monument of Prudnik. It remains from middle-aged castle, which was built in the second half of the 13th century by Czech baron of the Rozmberk family - Petr Vok. The town of Prudnik was established just under the castle.  

The tower is of a circular floor plan and the walls are few meters wide. To the entrance, which is located in over the half of the height of the building, the wooden steps lead. Inside of the tower (restored in 2009) a dungeon and a lookout is located. The stone staircase leads to them. From here, you can admire great views to the countryside.

You can get more information concerning the history of the tower and places visible from its peak on the info notices and signs. The tower history is also depicting by the museum workers, who looked after the tower. The tower is situated in the area of local monastery.

A sightseeing tour from May 1 to September 30:

-         Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

-         From Tuesday to Friday 8 a.m. - 4. p. m. (by phone appointment +48 77 406 80 60)

-         Tower admission - prices:

PLN 3 – full

PLN 2 – reduced

PLN 30 – group admission (16-30 people)

From Tuesday to Thursday (May 1 to September 30) please contact the museum to organize a tour: +48 77 406 80 60

In case of group tours, it is possible to access the museum in agreed time.


Photo: W. Steć, records of UM in Prudnik

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