Wisła [ˈviswa] (German: Weichsel) is a town in Cieszyn County, Silesian Voivodeship, southern Poland, with a population of about 11,810 (2006), near the border with Czech Republic in the historical region of Cieszyn Silesia. It is situated in the Silesian Beskids mountain range. Wisła is the Polish name for the Vistula River, which has its source in the mountains near the town.
Located near the national tourist centre Ondraszek, Wisła is a popular year-round tourist destination, with the nearby mountains favoured by ski jumpers. It is known for being the home town of ski jumper Adam Małysz, and for the fact that it is the only town in Poland with a majority Protestant population.
Wisła is also the home of the Beskid Museum, on B. Hoff square. It has on display agricultural tools, folk costumes and goatskin bagpipes from the surrounding region.
In Wisła a trail starts that leads to the Stożek Wielki, a mountain on the border with the Czech Republic that reaches a height of 978 meters.
Wisla is the only town in Poland with a Protestant majority.
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Very nice composition.
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Very nice.Greetings Anton
Nice composition and wonderful colours!! thanks for sharing
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Wisła is beautiful river. Pleased to You in Poland? Best regards Artur
Beautiful photo, and very satisfactory info :)
Hallo Alireza, Opis z 1 strony dotyczy miasta Wisła leżącego w górach. A na fotografii jest rzeka Wisła w Krakowie.
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Photo taken in Stare Miasto, Kraków, Poland
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