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Castle/Palace, Cities & Architecture

Książ castle, also known as Fürstenstein, is one of the largest castles in Poland, dominating the landscape above the town of Wałbrzych in Lower Silesia. Its impressive history, dating back to the 13th century, as well as its architecture, make it a fascinating site for visitors from all around the world.

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Castle/Palace, Hiking & Biking, Ruin

Built from brown-red conglomerate and first documented in the year 1108, this fortress remained under the ownership of the Schweinichen family until 1713. It is not only the oldest non-ducal fortress in Poland but, with its expanse of over 300 rooms, also one of the largest.

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Castle/Palace, Hiking & Biking, Ruin

Perched atop a formidable granite hill in the Karkonosze Mountains and founded in the 14th century, Chojnik Castle (Burgruine Chojnik, Zamek Chojnik) invites visitors on a captivating journey through the ebbs and flows of power and time.

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Castle/Palace, Hiking & Biking, Ruin

Deep within the forests, the ruins of Bolczów Castle stand as a testament to a rich and tumultuous history. This once-majestic fortress, now a picturesque ruin, continues to captivate visitors with its stories of medieval lords, wars, and changing times.

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Castle/Palace, Cities & Architecture, Hiking & Biking

With its roots stretching back to the 13th century, Burg Tzschocha, also known as Czocha Castle, stands as a testament to the rich and tumultuous history of Lower Silesia. Unlike many others, it is fully intact and can be visited.

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Castle/Palace, Hiking & Biking, Nature & Wilderness, Ruin

The ruin of Lenno castle, stands majestically on a rocky promontory overlooking the Bóbr Valley in Lower Silesia, Poland. This site, which has been a sentinel over the valley for centuries, tells a tale of power, war, and decay that continues to fascinate visitors to this day.

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Castle/Palace, Hiking & Biking, Ruin

Constructed during the medieval era, Greifenstein Castle once stood as a significant seat of authority. Today, although it has been largely reduced to its principal walls, the castle’s storied history, marked by periods of conflict and change, make the ruins an intriguing destination.

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