Gizycko Water Tower

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Gizycko Water Tower
4.5
Points of Interest & Landmarks • Observation Decks & Towers
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The Water Tower is closed until April. It was built in 1900 entirely of red unplastered bricks in the neo-gothic style with interesting external vaulting around its crown and two coats of arms over the entrance: one Mazurian and one municipal to emphasise its being part of the region. The water reservoir in the tower distributed water to all the dwellings for 97 years. Nowadays, following the great reconstruction of the interior and adding a dome and three additional floors and extending the viewing platform with telescopes, the tower has become Giżycko’s most unique tourist attraction. To reach the top, one has to climb 129 steps (or use the lift). The highest floor of the tower is 162 m above sea level and it houses a café. From this height, one can truly appreciate the panorama of the town and the surrounding areas with lakes and forests – a typical Mazurian landscape. The inside the tower houses the local museum with exhibits that illustrate the past life of the local people.
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Ineta L
Vilnius, Lithuania2 contributions
Nothing special
Jul 2019 • Friends
We visited the tower during our holidays while staying by the Niegocin lake. The tower itself is not tall enough to give a great panoramic view of the suburbs. We paid 12 zlots each but it was not worth it. I've been to many better places in Poland for 12 zlots.
Written July 29, 2019
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monxxLondon
London13 contributions
Fantastic views over the town
Oct 2018 • Friends
We have been lucky and with the great sunny weather we were able to have a wonderful views over Gizycko plus coming down from the top a lot of interesting history about the town
Written October 9, 2018
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nusair2017
Nazareth, Israel13 contributions
Nice Panoramic Place
Aug 2018
A very nice panoramic place to visit where you can see Gizycko and the beautiful nature around. It is a must.
Written September 17, 2018
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iekuc
Lithuania30 contributions
amazing
Aug 2018 • Family
we liked the tower, it was full of information, had a lot of examples of old things that we're used in daily life. the view from the top of the tower was amazing, you can see the large lake.
Written August 30, 2018
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wiesmad
Gdańsk13 contributions
Money well spent
Jul 2018 • Family
Great panoramic view, good coffee and intresting exhibition among few atractions in Goldap.
Higly recommended
Written August 8, 2018
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Nathan K
Baumholder, Germany35 contributions
Wonderful view of the Lake
Aug 2017 • Family
We went there as a family (English and German speaking). We enjoyed every single floor of the tower and enjoyed the cafeteria, too. But no a single soul spoke English, German or even Russian! The people categorically refused to speak any other language but Polish. We are not going there again.
Written June 20, 2018
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incite_wanderlust
York, UK154 contributions
Fab view
Aug 2017 • Couples
Lovely building. Fab view from the top. Cafe with tasty treats available on the top floors. You can walk all the way up or take a lift to the floor below the top (so you will need to be able to climb stairs). Some interesting artefacts on the floors on your way up/down.
Written October 11, 2017
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dij260
25 contributions
Great tower
Sep 2017 • Couples
Great old tower with the added bonus of a great coffee shop at the top. Views are far reaching and the walk up gets you ready for the big pieces of cake 😁
Written September 18, 2017
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Lori K
Woss, Canada16 contributions
Great view
Aug 2017
The Gizycko water tower is amazing. It is a nice climb to the top, but if you prefer you can takehe elevator. You can see 360 degree view of the area. A nice spot to sit and enjoy a treat on the top. On the walls are photos from yragrs ago. Each landing has antiques worth looking at. At the bottom there is a small gift shop.
Written September 1, 2017
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Karolina L
Gillingham, UK29 contributions
Nice view!
Aug 2017 • Family
It is one of the best place to see this town and one of the bigest lake in Poland from high! Upstairs you can chill, drink a coffee and enjoy an amazing view. I liked it very much!
Written August 19, 2017
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