Tarnowice Stare Castle

Tarnowskie Góry, Poland

The first castle in Tarnowice was mentioned in the 14th century, but the current Renaissance style residence was built in the 16th century.


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Founded: 16th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Poland


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jose-manuel de sousa (2 years ago)
Nice hotel and castel attached to it.
Krzysztof Grunert (4 years ago)
The staff is welcoming and friendly. The place is great.rebuilt from scratch. Lots of history. But don't to a restaurant for coffee. cold and bad.
Pigull (4 years ago)
Tomasz Czarnecki (5 years ago)
No idea. There's just a piece of paper stating it is closed at 4pm
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