The Ostrogski Castle or the Fryderyk Chopin Museum in Warsaw

The Ostrogski Castle or the Fryderyk Chopin Museum in Warsaw

In the center of Warsaw stands an impressing building first defensive structure known as the Ostrogski Castle. It was built in the late sixteenth century on the initiative of the oligarch of Krakow, Prince Janusz Ostrogski. Since the construction of the palace began only after the death of Prince Ostrogski, the building was bought in the early 1680s by the Deputy Chancellor of the Crown, Jan Gninski, who decided to build a residence according to the plans of architect Tylman de Gameren. I... [ read more ]