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Kłodzko is a city of 27,000 in 2019 in Lower Silesia, in Poland. For its historical monuments it is sometimes referred to as "Little Prague". It was established as a settlement in the 10th century, and is one of the oldest towns in Poland, having been granted city rights in 1233. Culturally and traditionally a part of Bohemia, administratively it has been a part of Silesia since 1763.

Kłodzko as seen from the fortress

Get in[edit]

By train[edit]

If travelling by train, the 1 Kłodzko Miasto Train Station is the most convenient train station in Kłodzko. It is close to the centre. The station building is on plac Jedności. There are direct connections to Kłodzko from a few cities in Lower Silesia:

  • From Wrocław the train brings you to Kłodzko in approximately 1 hour 45 minutes, with a ticket that costs about 20 zł.
  • From Wałbrzych in 1 hour 25 minutes for 13.50 zł.
  • From Ząbkowice Śląskie in a bit more than one hour for 10 zł.
  • From Bystrzyca Kłodzka in 15-20 minutes for 6.50 zł.

You can check the schedule on the website of PKP.

Get around[edit]

Map of Kłodzko


  • 1 Kłodzko Fortress (Twierdza Kłodzko), Grodzisko 1. Overlooking the city (entrance 18/14 zł, ordering a gun salute is possible for 50 zł)
  • 2 Underground tunnels, entrance at ul. Zawiszy Czarnego, exit ul. Czeska. 600 m of tunnels open to public 6/8 zł.
  • 3 Church of Assumption, pl. Kościelny 9. Gothic church
  • 4 Gothic Bridge. Gothic bridge with Baroque statues over Młynówka river, comparable (though much smaller) to Charles Bridge in Prague.
  • 5 Town Hall with Renaissance Tower (Main square).
  • 6 Kłodzko Land Museum, ul. Łukasiewicza 4, +48 74 867 35 70. Closed M. 8/6 zł.


Młynówka Canal and the city walls
  • 1 Swim, ul. Jana Pawła II 4, +48 74 866 53 04. M-Sa 06:15—22:00, Su 07:00—21:00. Indoor swimming pool with water slide and sauna close to the centre. 9-12 zł for one hour depending on time of the day. The mornings are the cheapest.




  • AK Pub, Ul. Armii Krajowej 2.


Gothic bridge

Go next[edit]

Routes through Kłodzko
Kudowa-ZdrójDuszniki-Zdrój  W  NE  Ząbkowice ŚląskieWrocław
?  E  E  NysaOpole
?  N  S  Bystrzyca KłodzkaCzech Republic

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