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Branicki Palace, Bialystok
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Branicki Palace is a historical edifice in Białystok, Poland. It was developed on the site of an earlier building in the first half of the 18th century by Jan Klemens Branicki, a wealthy Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth hetman, into a residence suitable for a man whose ambition was to become king of Poland. The palace complex with gardens, pavilions, sculptures, outbuildings and other structures and the city with churches, city hall and monastery, all built almost at the same time according to French models was the reason why the city was known in the 18th century as Versailles de la Pologne (Versailles of Poland) and subsequently Versailles de la Podlachie (Versailles of Podlasie).HistoryThe Palace was built for Count Jan Klemens Branicki, Great Crown Hetman and patron of art and science, raised in the French milieu of the Polish aristocracy, who transformed a previous house into the suitably magnificent residence of a great Polish noble, a rival to Wilanów Palace, making a start in 1726. He also laid out the central part of the town of Bialystok, not a large place in the 18th century, with its triangular market.
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  • Very interesting for sure one of the mandatory, to visit while in Białystok. Recommend:)
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  • One of the two touristic attractions in the city ! The palace was built by Branicki family who was ruling the area in old times and the palace named after the family. The architecture is worth to see ...  more »
  • From the entry gate attracts the attention to this beautiful lighting, in the evening, it looks like add.
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  • ok
  • Piękny pałac wraz z ogrodem.
  • Warty zobaczenia
  • Piękne miejsce na niedzielny spacer i nie tylko :)
  • My two sons, I'm taking to the Park on bicycles, peace and silence. Palace of cool
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