Kurozwęki

Try to remind yourself of three most unbelievable associations connected with any city in Poland. Whatever you think of, it probably won’t beat the most significant attractions of the town of Kurozwęki. This village, located in the świętokrzyskie region, is famous for a gorgeous palace, with its origins dating back to the second half of the 14th century, a labyrinth in corn and… the largest farm of american bisons in the country.

In the second half of the 14th century, a castle was built at the area of the Kurozwęki wealth. The stronghold was surrounded by a stone wall with an entrance from the southern side. The people who lived later in this castle, improved the headquarters and diversified it with new elements. Over the years, the wooden building was changed into a brick building, and living towers were also added.

The 17th century is a period of big changes. This was the time, when the building went through transformation into a residence. But the construction lasted very long and most likely didn’t finish until the late 18th and early 19th century. After 1810, the time had also come to renovate a park surrounding the palace. This was handled by Anastazja Sołtykowa, who brought here an outstanding artist-gardener.

On the fields right next to the palace, corn is growing, each year, for over 10 years, a unique labyrinth appears here. This is a perfect opportunity to test your field orientation skills and knowledge.
This attraction with probably never become boring. That’s because each summer, guests arriving in Kurozwęki with conquer a different labyrinth. In 2009, the main theme was Matołek the Goat, and in 2014, John Paul II was commemorated here.

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