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  Royal castle on Przemysl's hill in Poznan
by sihi

Royal castle is situated on the side of old town on the Przemysl's hill.
Building works started in 13 century by Duke Przemysl I. At that time walled tower with living rooms was erected after surrounded by wooden walls. The building was situated outside town walls. About in 1290 Duke Przemysl II started building residence that had to become a royal castle. Castle was finished in 14 century and it was one of the largest buildings in the country. In 1716 at the time of war castle was ruined and after built up by Kazimierz Raczynski.

Castle was often visited by coronated persons - Kazimierz Wielki, Wladyslaw Jagiello, Kazimierz Jagiellonczyk.

Address: Gora Przemysla 1

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  • Updated Sep 26, 2007
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