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Forum: Other Non-Reigning Houses and Historical Monarchies 07-13-2005, 01:53 PM
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Thanks for the links. I like old castles...

Thanks for the links.

I like old castles and palaces from many countries. I think that each castle has a story to tell. I like to read about its history, architecture, decor, setting, scenery,...
Forum: Other Non-Reigning Houses and Historical Monarchies 07-05-2005, 12:46 PM
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Posted By Mandy
I am interested in old castles and their history...

I am interested in old castles and their history and I would love to see pictures and descriptions of them. Thanks for volunteering to provide this information.:)
Forum: Other Non-Reigning Houses and Historical Monarchies 02-16-2005, 05:07 PM
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Posted By Mandy
Thank you magnik for sharing this information and...

Thank you magnik for sharing this information and lovely photos of the castle with us.
Forum: Other Non-Reigning Houses and Historical Monarchies 02-13-2005, 08:43 PM
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Posted By Mandy
Thank you for the photo links.

Thank you for the photo links.
Forum: Other Non-Reigning Houses and Historical Monarchies 02-13-2005, 06:03 PM
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Posted By Mandy
Wawel Castle

The 16th century castle, which houses a museum, once served as a burial place for Polish kings.

1. Facade of Wawel Castle in Krakow.
2. Tower of Wawel Castle.
3. Wawel Royal Castle, situated on...
Forum: Other Non-Reigning Houses and Historical Monarchies 02-13-2005, 05:25 PM
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Posted By Mandy
Royal Castle

1. The Royal Castle, which formerly housed the Mazovian Dukes during the 15th century, has undergone numerous transformations and extensions ever since. Once home to the King, it also housed...
Forum: Other Non-Reigning Houses and Historical Monarchies 02-12-2005, 03:33 AM
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Posted By Mandy
Lancut Castle

Many Polish castles and palaces are associated with legends of ghosts and apparitions. It is said that guests at Lancut Castle, should they happen to look through the window on a stormy autumn night,...
Forum: Other Non-Reigning Houses and Historical Monarchies 02-12-2005, 03:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 13,782
Posted By Mandy
Wawel Hill

Wawel Hill in Krakow is the old seat of Polish kings, dating back to medieval times. It is topped with a Gothic and Renaissance castle with an arcaded courtyard. A XIIIth century Polish chronicler...
Forum: Other Non-Reigning Houses and Historical Monarchies 02-12-2005, 03:27 AM
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Posted By Mandy
Royal Lazienki Palace and Gardens

In the second half of the XVIIth century, the King's Prime Minister commissioned a celebrated master builder to construct two buildings -baths and an hermitage- in the old river bed of the Vistula....
Forum: Other Non-Reigning Houses and Historical Monarchies 02-12-2005, 03:23 AM
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Posted By Mandy
Wilanow Palace

Wilanow is a Baroque palace/park complex situated in the outskirts of Warsaw. Formerly it was a residence of King John III Sobieski. The Baroque palace and garden complex is one of the finest in...
Forum: Other Non-Reigning Houses and Historical Monarchies 02-12-2005, 03:19 AM
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Posted By Mandy
Royal Castle

Built by royal order of the king, then rebuilt by the efforts of the nation, the Royal Castle in Warsaw was the seat of kings from the 17th century on. Totally destroyed during World War II, it has...
Forum: Other Non-Reigning Houses and Historical Monarchies 02-12-2005, 02:30 AM
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Posted By Mandy
Malbork Castle

The Order of Teutonic Knights came to Poland at the invitation of Polish royalty, to help convert the heathen Prussians to christianity. Instead, the order took control over large part of northern...
Forum: Other Non-Reigning Houses and Historical Monarchies 02-12-2005, 02:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 13,782
Posted By Mandy
Polish Castles and Palaces

In this thread, please post pictures and descriptions of Polish Royal Castles, Palaces and Buildings.
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