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Chojnik Castle

A Stone Defender

Legend has it that sometimes, on a clear moonlit night, you can see a ghost of one of the knights who lost their lives trying to ride around the castle in full gear to get the hand of the beautiful and ruthless princess Kunegunda. The story is set in a stone castle on the top of the hard-to-reach rocky Chojnik mountain. The castle, built on the orders of Bolesław Lys Rogatka, was originally intended to be a hunting court but around 1355, during the reign of Bolek II, it was replaced by a stronghold. The castle draws the attention of both hikers who go to the higher parts of the mountains, and accidental passers-by heading towards Jelenia Gora. The fortress, even for those times, was rather small although, due to its location in mountainous terrain it was extremely difficult to reach. After Bolek II’s death, his widow handed the castle over to Gutsche Schaff. The castle remained in the hands of the Silesian family until the end, i.e. until August 31st, 1675, when it burned down from a lightning strike. The Schaffgotschs then moved their family headquarters to Cieplice and the abandoned stronghold fell into ruin. In 1822 a hostel, which still operates today, was opened in the castle. In the ruins you can see the remains of the residential part, a huge round tower and defensive walls. An additional attraction are the knightly tournaments ‘For the Golden Bolt of Chojnik’ held in September which attract many families with children.

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