Monthly Archive for: ‘August, 2016’

Zywiec and Pszczyna


The palace of the Habsburgs in Żywiec, also called the New Castle is the classicistic palace, built by the Habsburg family, was chosen for their abode. Before, where the palace stands, there were baroque outbuildings of Wielopolscy family. The New Palace now houses the Forestry and Lumber Technology School Complex. The neo-Classicist palace was built at the initiative of Archduke …

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Janowiec Castle


Janowiec Castle was built in between 1508–1526, on a steep Vistulan hillside in Janowiec, Lublin Voivodeship, in Poland. It is a popular place to visit from nearby Kazimierz Dolny. The Castle was built for Mikolaj Firlej in the 16th century. Later addition, a baroque chapel was erected in the courtyard in the mid-seventeenth century. In the 19th century, the Janowiec …

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