Where is Kielce Located?
What Country is Kielce in?
Kielce was probably granted town rights in 1295, but the oldest traces of settlement date back to the 9th century. It was built in the early Baroque style in the years 1637-1641 under the direction of Giovanni Battista Trevano. A side wing was added to the rectangular building with its six-sided corner towers in the 19th century. The castle is now used by the Muzeum Narodowe w Kielcach (National Museum).
The magnificent interiors of the 17th and 18th centuries, as well as an extensive gallery of French and Italian paintings of the 17th century as well as Polish masterpieces from the 17th to the 19th century are shown. In addition, you can admire valuable Arts and crafts, including French and Flemish tapestry and furniture from Gdańsk. Worth seeing Inside, the painted beamed ceilings and a frieze with portraits of the Cracow bishops in the former dining room of the castle. The Renaissance garden on the west side of the episcopal palace was reconstructed only a few years ago.