Krasiczyn Castle

CATEGORY
landscape bridge park courtyard river steps tower castle
STYLE
renaissance
CENTURY
XVI
NEIGHBORHOOD
countryside
ADDRESS
Krasiczyn 179
POSTAL CODE
37-741
CITY
Krasiczyn
REGION
podkarpackie
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About location

A renaissance-mannerist castle built from the turn of the16th and the 17th century surrounded by a park. It is built on a square plan with an inner courtyard and decorated walls. It has four different corner towers. The four towers reflect the eternal hierarchy of the world: Divine (with a dome – once housed a  chapel), Papal (with a pope’s crown shaped attic – contained guest rooms), Royal (with six turrets – here royal apartments were located), Noble (crown shaped – was used as an observation deck). Another tower – the highest one, currently serving as the observation deck with a view onto an interesting landscape – is situated by the old gate. The walls (inner and outer) are decorated (sgraffito decorations cover as much as 7 000 m2 of the wall). Galleries were built in the courtyard.