Old Lublin Gate
- Old Lublin Gate
Lonely Planet review for Old Lublin Gate
Just north across ul Królowej Jadwigi is the Old Lublin Gate , a partly ruined brick structure. Just after its construction in 1588 it was walled up in 1604 to commemorate a victorious event: Austrian Archduke Maximilian (a claimant to the Polish throne) was taken prisoner by Jan Zamoyski in the battle of Byczyna and triumphantly 'escorted' into the town through the gate. He is the last person to have walked through it.