Ruins of Checiny Castle, central Poland

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Taken the 17/08/10
Checiny Castle - a monumental and inaccessible fortress built in the early fourteenth century. Its construction is related to the start of operation of the surrounding ore deposits. In its history, was the seat of the county, treasury, heavy state prison, the residence of the royal widows. Seriously damaged by the Swedes in the seventeenth century, became a characteristic of the towering ruins Checiny.
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Zbigniew Pilip
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Latitude: 50° 47' 50" N, Longitude: 20° 27' 36" E see »

Location: Ch?ciny, Poland

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