The park, besides offering many sightseeing attractions, also has many dendrological rarities.
Autumn in Wrocław 2017 - Park Szczytnicki
The land under the park was first mentioned in writing in , when Henryk I the Bearded donated the village Stitnic to the monastery of St. Vincent, where shields were produced for the duke's forces. The village was also inhabited by fishermen and farmers.
In , the monks sold the village to the city council, becoming the first estate outside the city walls, called Szczytniki. In , Frederick Louis, Prince of Hohenlohe-Ingelfingen bought the terrain and established one of the first parks on the European continent in the English style.
The park was ruined, however, by French soldiers during a siege of the city.
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