• Nowy Wisnicz Castle Poland
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    Nowy Wisnicz Castle Poland

    What attracts crowds of tourists in Nowy Wiśnicz is undoubtedly an impressive castle, rising on a forested hill above the city. This Baroque-Renaissance residence of the magnate families impresses with its beautiful architecture and excellent condition. History The castle in Wiśnicz was built around the mid-fourteenth century, probably at the initiative of Jan Kmita. Jan of the Szreniawa coat of arms built a small castle with one tower, surrounded by a palisade and an earth embankment. After 1516, Piotr Kmita, the most significant representative of this family and expanded the castle. All residential wings were raised by one floor, and a fourth corner tower, or rather an artillery bastion, was…