Krzyżtopór Castle

A historical castle in Poland.

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Summary

Krzyżtopór Castle is a big castle that served as a medieval fortress and a palace. It was originally built by a Polish nobleman Krzysztof Ossoliński in 1644 in the village of Ujazd. Currently it is under restoration.

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Reasons to visit Krzyżtopór Castle

  • Although the renovation is ongoing, the castle is mostly ruined, which adds to the atmosphere during the visit.
  • Many dungeons, bastions and a moat in the castle are well-preserved. Almost all of them can be visited.
  • It is so large, that it is difficult not to get lost.
  • As the castle does not have convenient access to roads or trains, relatively few tourists visit it.
  • Some legends claim that under the ruins there is a hidden treasure of the Ossoliński family, guarded by the ghost of Krzysztof Baldwin Ossoliński.

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Frequently asked questions about Krzyżtopór Castle

Why is Krzyżtopór Castle worth visiting?
  • Although the renovation is ongoing, the castle is mostly ruined, which adds to the atmosphere during the visit.
  • Many dungeons, bastions and a moat in the castle are well-preserved. Almost all of them can be visited.
  • It is so large, that it is difficult not to get lost.
  • As the castle does not have convenient access to roads or trains, relatively few tourists visit it.
  • Some legends claim that under the ruins there is a hidden treasure of the Ossoliński family, guarded by the ghost of Krzysztof Baldwin Ossoliński.
What other places worth visiting when traveling to Krzyżtopór Castle?
  • Lublin
  • Sandomierz
  • Zemborzyckie
  • Łańcut Castle
  • Rzeszow
  • Kielce
  • Sandomierz
  • Zemborzyckie
  • Łańcut Castle
  • JuraPark Bałtów
  • Nałęczów
  • Chęciny Castle
  • Jaskinia Raj
  • Swietokrzyski National Park
  • Observation tower in Dąbrówka Szczepanowska