Ogrodzieniec (Og-rodzye-nyetz) is a small town in [[Silesian Voivodeship], in Jura Mountains.
The town's name's Ogrodzieniec. The castle, despite of having Ogrodzieniec name is located in Podzamcze village.
History of Ogrodzieniec castle
First mention on castle comes from 13 century. In 16 century a Kraków nobleman and banker Seweryn Boner (His surname derives from Bonnaire as they were German origins family with French heritage and doesn't have any vulgar meaning) rebuilt the castle in renaissance style. In the mid of 17 century the castle's owner became nobleman Andrzej Firlej after marriage with last Boner family member- Zofia. The castle was destroyed by Swedes soldiers in 1655-60 war called Deluge. In this period ans short time after it, the castle's owner became controversial nobleman Stanisław Warszycki . He was said to have been cruel and sadist. He's connected with legendary Black Dog haunting the castle.
- Castle. Middle age castle ruins (rebuilt in 16 century), destroyed by Swedish soldiers in 1655-60 war. There're many gastronomical points, rope park and small open-air Jura Mountains castles museum.
- Góra Birów. A reconstructed early middle-age settlement . There're also limestone rocks and small caverns.
- Transfiguration church. A late baroque church from 1787 year with beautiful interior. There's a pope John Paul IInd' s monument and Mary's figurine from early 19 century near the church.
- Our Lady of Rocks sanctuary. Polish: Sanktuarium Matki Bożej Skałkowej. A beautiful sanctuary in limestone rocks. It has its beginnings after 1818 revelations. The sanctuary's altar and Mary's picture come from castle's chapel.
- Józefów. beautiful ponds in the forest
- Cementownia. A post-industrial area with abandoned cement plant and stone-pit.
- Centrum Rozrywki Jura is a popular enetertainemnt place.
- Krępa are natural spring pools in the forest and popular recreation area.
Ogrodzieniec and Podzamcze offer a wide choice of accommodation:
- hotel Pod Figurą, Wojska Polskiego 1B. A mid- range hotel in Podzamcze, garden, barbecue place, playing ground, free WiFi and car park
- W ratuszu, Plac Piłsudzkiego 17. Guest rooms in old town hall, barbecue place, restaurant, free WiFi
- Agroturystyka Na Jurze, Wojska Polskiego 31 A. An agrotourist object not far from the castle, free WIFI, open air swimming pool, barbecue facilities
- Poziom 511, Bonerów 33. Splurge design hotel with spa, restaurant, indoor swimming pool, garden, free WiFi
- Skalny, Partyzantów 4. Guest rooms in Podzamcze , free WiFi, garden, barbecue and bonfire place, sunbeds
- Pod Zamkiem, Zamkowa 20. Guest rooms in front of the castle, bonfire and grill place, garden
- Gościniec Pod Lilijką, Wojska Polskiego 21. Guest house with restaurant
- Pokoje Pod Zamkiem, Wojska Polskiego 30. Guest rooms with a garden
- Karczma Jurajska, Plac Jurajski 1. Guest rooms next to castle, restaurant
- Pod Czereśnią, Szkolna 5. Guest rooms with garden, barbecue place
- Firlejówka, Firleja 10. Guest rooms with garden
- Słoneczny Domek, Widokowa 1. Guest rooms with garden
- Pod Czubatą, Firleja 24. Guest rooms with garden
- Bajm, Wojska Polskiego 41. Guest rooms with a garden
- Camping, Partyzantów 8. A huge tent camping