Polish castles, palaces and mansions
Poland is a country of thousands of hitorical sites,
Hereunder, you will find presentation of the Polish castles, palaces and mansions.
the Pieskowa Skala castle
The Pieskowa Skala Castle was built by King Casimir the Great for defense purposes. The castle was part of the castle fortresses called the Eagles’ Nests. The gothic castle was then rebuilt in the Renaissance. This castle is located within the valley of the river Pradnik and the Ojcowski National Park not so far from Krakow.
the Książ Castle
Książ Castle in Wałbrzych, whose history dates back to the end of the 13th century, with mentions of the first ruler in the person of Prince Bolko I. The castle was then handed over to his son – Bernard Świdnicki. The subsequent fate of the castle was, among others, the transition to the possession of the Czech king Wenceslaus IV of Luxembourg. In the following centuries, until the Second World War, the castle belonged to the von Hochberg family. Many interesting reconstructions and changes were introduced by the times when the mistress of the castle was the English Duchess von Pless – that is Maria Teresa Olivia Cornwallis-West, also known as Duchess Daisy
the Losiow Palace in Narol, the Podkarpackie region
The palace of the Los family in Narol was built by the count Antoni Feliks Łos in the years 1776-1781. Then it was surrounded by a layout IN THE TYPE ENTRE COUR ET JARDIN. The French-style terraced garden was designed and established by German gardener Norbert Hammerschmidt. The palace is a Baroque-style building, on the plan of a horseshoe – the coat-of-arms sign of the Los family. The main building is rectangular, connected by an arcade with two one-story side pavilions. The front facade of the palace bears the coat of arms of the Łos family. In the central part of the palace there are vestibule (anteroom) and a ballroom.
The Royal Castle of Niepolomice near to Krakow
The Royal Castle in a town of Niepolomice.