Travelogue

Łancut

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Łańcut Castleis a 17th-century palace in Poland, it houses a large museum. It lies on the fringe of the Carpathian foothills, by an old trade route which linked Western Europe and Ruthenia from medieval times. The site was originally occupied by castle which was rebuilt in the second half of the 18th century by Izabela Lubomirska. Apart from remodelling the place, she has filled the palace with pieces of art and created the magnificent park surrounding the palace. In course of time Łańcut became one of the most significant aristocratic mansions in the scale of the whole Europe. Today, the palace museum  has heaps of paintings, sculptures and objets d’art of all sorts. In the grounds, the museum of coaches arranged in the former stables and coach house has one of Europe’s largest collections of carriages.