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External Exterior Outside Front Facade Main hall twin split stairs staircase Great Belcz Palace Pałac w Bełczu Wielkim Urbex Poland Adam X Urban Exploration Access 2016 Abandoned decay lost forgotten derelict location haunting eerie before the fire

Explore #182: Palace Great Belcz aka Pałac w Bełczu Wielkim, Poland – May 2016

Explore #22 of ‘The Picnics & Palaces Tour’ Our palaces megatour continued with a quick late-afternoon stopover at another grand old palace which has fallen into serious (and now terminal) decline… History (translated and rewritten from here). The baroque Palace Belcz dates back to 1787, when it was owned by the von Kalkereuth family. The estate then passed to the Schönborns, before being bought by Ludwig Adolph Theodor Dürr in 1898. During World War II the palace was commandeered by…

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Explore #181: Hunter’s Castle, aka Pałac Myśliwski w Mojej Woli, Poland – May 2016

Explore #21 of ‘The Picnics & Palaces Tour’ As we continued our Polish roadtrip, next on the list was this rather strange ‘palace’ lost deep in some woodland… History (translated and rewritten from here and here). The Palace was built in the 1850s for the Duke of Brunswick-Oleśnica Wilhelm, and was designed by the architect Karłowski. It was extended in 1895 and again in 1902-1903, and is counted among the most architecturally valuable buildings in the region. The palace is…

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Explore #114: Villa SG, Italy – November 2014

Explore #3 of the Wet, with excitement Tour At the end of our first day the rain finally relented for a few hours as we explored the remains of this once grand villa. History This villa was built around the end of the 19th century. At the start of the 20th century it was owned by a soldier who had been honoured for his brave actions in several wars. Wanting to give something to his community, he started to teach…

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