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Leśnica Castle

Cultural centre on the outskirts of Wroclaw

Who would ever have thought that wooden wagons and carriages would replace numbered tin buses driven by horsepower? Who would have thought that tourists would come to Lesnica by this means of transport? However, that has become the reality because the Castle in Lesnica, together with the adjacent park, was included in the borders of the capital of Lower Silesia. A once inaccessible fortress surrounded by a moat and protected by dangerous bastions, today is the centre of cultural life and the park which await guests every day. Probably not many of those admiring the Baroque building realize that were it not for some forgery from the beginning of the 13th century in this very place they would have admired a Cistercian abbey.

Well, Prince Henry the Bearded, against the will of his father, Boleslaw the High, decided to keep Lesnica for himself. Still, history came full circle and after numerous perturbations over the centuries, in the eighteenth century, the forestry property finally became the property of the order. However, they were not typical monks and were referred to as the Knights of the Cross with the Red Star. At that time, Lesnica had already been a well-developed palace surrounded by slightly battered fortifications which the monks decided to give the Baroque decor. Despite subsequent changes, the building has retained its secular, defensive and palace character to this day and, in addition, has become an easily accessible place bustling with all kinds of cultural events.

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