The village which in the fourteenth century gave birth to Kudowa lay in the indigenous Czech ethnic area.
In the 17th century, the first sources of healing waters were discovered on its site and the career of this town as a health resort began with this moment. The first pump rooms, bathing facilities were built. In the mid-nineteenth century, Kudowa was officially recognized as a cardiological health resort. The effect of this is quite a large number of guesthouses for lovers of romantic spending not only “Valentine’s Day”.
Skull Chapel – one of three chapels in Europe lined with skulls and crossbones of people who died during the Thirty Years’ War and plague.
Spa park with a pump room for mineral waters (arsenic waters).
Do you know that…:
Located in the valley, on the border of the Table Mountains and the Eagle Foothills, Kudowa-Zdrój has one of the mildest climates in Poland.
Its original Czech name “Chudoba” meant as much as “poverty” and for quite a long time was associated with the material status of its inhabitants.