Olsztyn

Copernicus in Olsztyn, Poland

Copernicus in Olsztyn, Poland

Olsztyn Castle and Ruins was built on a hill, among the limestone cliffs, by Casimir the Great and was one of the border fortresses of  Malopolska. Initially placed in the fief of Vladislavus of Opole, was taken from him - for plotting against the Crown - by Vladislavus Jagiello in 1396. During 1442-57  Silesian princes the were repeatedly invading the castle. In 1587 the crew, led by Kacper Karlinski defeated Archduke Maximillian troops, but the castle was seriously damaged.

Olsztyn Castle and Ruins was built on a hill, among the limestone cliffs, by Casimir the Great and was one of the border fortresses of Malopolska. Initially placed in the fief of Vladislavus of Opole, was taken from him - for plotting against the Crown - by Vladislavus Jagiello in 1396. During 1442-57 Silesian princes the were repeatedly invading the castle. In 1587 the crew, led by Kacper Karlinski defeated Archduke Maximillian troops, but the castle was seriously damaged.

Olsztyn, park nad Łyną... uwielbiam

Olsztyn, park nad Łyną... uwielbiam

ruins of the Olsztyn castle. Polish Jurassic Highland.

ruins of the Olsztyn castle. Polish Jurassic Highland.

Olsztyn, Poland

Olsztyn, Poland

Copernicus' Castle in Olsztyn, Poland - July, 2010

Copernicus' Castle in Olsztyn, Poland - July, 2010

Olsztyn, Poland <3

Olsztyn, Poland <3

Opis zdjęcia Yuri Bardun Olsztyn (Allenstein).  Stare miasto.  Stare Miasto

Opis zdjęcia Yuri Bardun Olsztyn (Allenstein). Stare miasto. Stare Miasto

Olsztyn gothic castle

Olsztyn gothic castle

The Polish know how to craft a tree!  University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Poland

The Polish know how to craft a tree! University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Poland

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