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Łańcut Castle, Lancut

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4.6/5 based on 170 reviews on the web
Łańcut Castle is a complex of buildings located in Łańcut, Poland. Historically, the residence of the Lubomirski and Potocki families, the complex includes a number of buildings and is surrounded by a park.The castle is one of Poland's official national Historic Monuments, as designated September 1, 2005, and tracked by the National Heritage Board of Poland.OwnersIn the second half of 14th century, the land was the property of the Toporczyk family, probably a wooden castle on the hill. In the 16th century the castle belonged to Stadnicki family. Since the 17th century the property was in the hands of the Lubomirski family, and then the Potocki family until 1944.HistoryŁańcut castle, whose original structure was erected in the second half of the 16th century, bears traces of consecutive alterations and modernisations performed in the course of 300 years. Over this period it was a home to two great Polish families – first, until 1816, the Lubomirski family, and later – until 1944 – the Potocki family.The history of Łańcut is much older than the castle erected in 1642. It goes back to the times of King Casimir the Great (1333-1370), who founded here a town in accordance with the Magdeburg Rights. At the time Łańcut was owned by the Pilecki family, who had connections with the Jagiellon Dynasty. That happened with when Otton Pilecki’s wife, Jadwiga, became the Godmother to the future king, Władysław Jagiełło (1352-1434). Later the connections were strengthened with their daughter Elżbieta's marriage to the king. Władysław Jagiełło is believed to have visited Łańcut twice. Much later, in the period between first and second world Wars, people still pointed to a lime tree growing to the “rectory hill”, a former site of the Pilecki’s wooden fortified mansion, where the king was believed to have relaxed with the third wife Elżbieta. After the Pilecki family, Łańcut became the property of the Stadnicki family. The most famous of them was Stanisław, the Starost of Segewold. Stadnicki extended the castle in 1610 and it took the horseshoe shape.
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  • Beautiful castle, the original piece, striking the floor, partly renovated, beautiful chandeliers, coach, etc............. Now I look forward to putting to explore II pietra)
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  • A stunning castle surrounded by beautiful gardens and park. The audio-guided tour is very detailed and much better than the tour with a real guide (I have done both). Definitely with to visit. 
  • A place that captivates and intimidates his pomp. It's worth a stroll around the Castle and after his Chambers. Necessarily with the przemiłymi and competent guides. You can see that the property is well maintained and well landscaped. Particularly impressive was for me a collection of carriages and carriage.
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  • A beautiful historic landmark in Lancut, Poland. The castle and grounds are well preserved. It is free to wander the grounds while a paid tour is available for the interior of the castle. Tours are self guided and are available in English. Inside you will find rich decorations, historic artifacts as well as incredible art work. You will feel like royalty wandering these grounds and gain a new understand and appreciation for the historic significance of this site. Don't miss the tour of the historic carriage house that is right next door to the castle grounds.
  • Veru nicr castle with a huge garden! A lot of stuff to see inside
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  • Bury the castle in the form of what now exists! for several reasons, first of all if you go there with a group to be sure one group must have up to 25 people or one coach 2 groups IE. two guides! -that is, cash, secondly remember going into the Castle you cannot take photos! even without Flash! (strange), third remember going there you are treated like a thief! at every step you are observed, and horror of horrors do not forget to leave your backpack in the car or the bus because you'll be forced to wear it in front (on the torso or breasts) CHAD! deep, remember the visitors is a thief! After the fourth (so not over yet) exhibits hmmm forget information, what is the image, what is this thing, if the Guide does not say nothing about it know, because there are no signs of even the author! not to mention the tragic light no nothing sometimes can not see the images, and the last fifth, guides, we had two Yes and time and distance from the preceding group safe safe safe!
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  • Exposure definitely worth seeing-so rich and interesting collection of objects of daily use and decoration of the era simply cannot be overlooked. However, earlier on his own review of the history of this place and its owners, because leading services leave much to be desired. Both audiobooks and guides divorce on the history of each image, skip while, what's really interesting-details about the items stored in the display cases. Add to that the story told from the perspective of a child not knowing what is alabaster or the Congress of Vienna, and we have a complete picture of our 3 hour on-line, nietaniej does tours.
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