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Castle of the Pomeranian Dukes

The mother of all Szczecin monuments is the Castle of the Pomeranian Dukes. This vast, blocky building looms over the Old Town, but the square central courtyard and simple Renaissance-style decoration atop the walls…
Ruins in Kazimierz Dolny


Above the parish church along ul Zamkowa is what's left of Kazimierz Dolny’s castle. Originally built in 1341 as a stronghold against the Tatar incursion, the castle was extended in the 16th century and embellished …
Ruins in Ojców National Park

Ojców Castle

Ojców Castle was deserted in 1826, and has since fallen into ruin. The 14th-century entrance gate and octagonal tower are original, but there’s little else to explore. The view of the wooden houses scattered across …
Castle in Ojców National Park

Pieskowa Skała Castle

If you can only do one thing in Ojców National Park, visit this 14th-century castle, one of the best-preserved castles in the upland. The castle was rebuilt in the 16th century in imitation of the royal residence of…
Castle in Książ

Książ Castle

With 415 rooms, this castle is the largest in Silesia, majestically perched on a steep hill amid lush woods at Książ. It was built in the late 13th century by the Silesian Piast Duke Bolko I, acquired by the aristoc…
Historic Building in Książ

National Stallion Depot

A five-minute walk east of Książ castle is the National Stallion Depot, housed in what were once the castle's stables. It offers 45-minute horse-riding sessions for 60zł on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday ev…
Castle in Krasiczyn

Krasiczyn Castle

The castle at Krasiczyn, 11km southwest of Przemyśl, is right out of a fairy tale with its rectilinear shape and turreted towers on the corners. It was designed in Renaissance style by Italian architect Galeazzo App…
Historic Building in Kazimierz Dolny


The watchtower, 100m uphill from the castle, dates from the end of the 13th century and is one of the oldest defensive structures of its kind in the country. The building's primary purpose was as a watchtower to pro…
Historic Building in Kazimierz Dolny

Houses of the Przybyła Brothers

These two adjoining Houses of the Przybyła Brothers, built in 1615 by brothers Mikołaj and Krzysztof, feature rich Renaissance, mannerist facades. Decorations depict the brothers’ patron saints, St Nicholas (guardia…
Historic Building in Kazimierz Dolny

Gdańsk House

The Baroque-style Gdańsk House, dating from 1795, is one of the most important buildings on the city's main square. It is not open to the general public.