Category: Cultural Heritage

The Old Raczyński Trout Farm in Złoty Potok

The trout farm in Złoty Potok is the oldest breeding farm in continental Europe. Ponds on the small river of Wiercica in the Kraków-Częstochowa Upland were built by Count Edward Raczyński, the owner of the estate in Złoty Potok. Engineer Michał Girdwoyń, the best then a specialist was commissioned to design the ponds’ arrangement. In 1881, the first ponds were stocked with trout brought in from California in the United States.

Kościuszki 100
Złoty Potok
Kraków-Częstochowa Jura
by the water, in the forest, in the country
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: +48 34 3278076
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: symbolic place
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: admission free
: whole year

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