Go│uchˇw is a village in Pleszew County, Greater Poland Voivodeship, in west-central Poland. It is the seat of the gmina (administrative district) called Gmina Go│uchˇw. It lies approximately 11 kilometres east of Pleszew and 93 km south-east of the regional capital Pozna˝.
About 1560 Rafal Leszczyñski built a renaissance fortified manor house, which was subsequently altered into a two-winged chateau with an arcade overlooking the courtyard. It was in Goluchow where, in 1555, Calvinists from Malopolska met with Czech Brethren from Wielkopolska to discuss the union of the two faiths. In 1581 a charter was written down in Goluchow granting the Czech Brethren a parish church together with its possessions. At the beginning of the 17th century the chateau was enlarged. However, after 1695 this splendid building fell into disrepair. After it was sold by the Leszczynskis it kept changing hands until in 1853 the estate was bought by Tytus Dzialynski from Kornik for his son Jan. In 1856 Jan Dzialynski began work on the restoration of the castle. It was completed by his wife Izabela Dzialynska nee Czartoryska. The castle, rebuilt in the years 1872 - 1885, housed a museum famed for its magnificent collection of Greek vases, paintings, military accessories and objects of ancient craft, among them enamel utensils from Limoges. Exhibits from all over Europe were kept in the Lambert Hotel in Paris before being displayed in Go³uchˇw. Until 1939 it was one of the biggest private museums in Europe.
The castle is surrounded by a picturesque park created in the second half of the 19th century on the initiative of count Jan Dzialynski, whose ideas were for decades carried out by Adam Kubaszewski.
Until the Second World War Goluchow remained the property of the Czartoryskis. During the war the museum was looted and the monumental church in the vicinity of the park gate was destroyed. Since 1951 the castle has been part of the National Museum in Poznan.
The castle in Goluchow belongs to the most famous and best preserved ancient residences in Poland. Its story, bound with the fates of the renowned Leszczynskis, Dzialynskis and Czartoryskis families, is part of Polish history and culture.
The castle belongs to the most magnificent monuments in the region. Built about 1560 in place of the old fortified manor house, the castle was largely rebuilt in the years 1872 - 1875, when it assumed its new shape designed by Zygmunt Gorgolewski and Maurycy Ouradou. Its facade is in the style of the French castles on the Loire. Many authentic architectural details purchased by Izabela Dzialynska in antique shops all over Europe were used for its decoration:
late gothic and renaissance fireplaces, portals, shutters, etc. The castle houses a museum, where a collection of Greek vases, works of craft, paintings and woven fabrics can be admired. At present the castle is part of the National Museum in Poznan.
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saxo042 (33912) 2013-10-10 8:54
A very fine castle, embedded with rich autumnal colours. There is a very good depth in the picture with all the close branches framing the central motive. A very pleasant picture with all these colours.
Romano46 (11461) 2013-10-10 9:13
bellissima questa tua foto con il trionfo dei colori dell'autuno che vanno a circondare il castello.
Una splendida luminositÓ che valorizza una composizione perfetta
Ciao e buona giornata
cornejo (22496) 2013-10-10 9:16
Krzysztof Witaj very good picture of this pretty interesting view of the palace, surrounded by beautiful garden with fall colors, perfectly composed and captured in this beautiful image with good sharpness, depth, light and color. Very good and interesting job well done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing.
Good afternoon and happy weekend.
Warm greetings from southern Spain.
holmertz (31260) 2013-10-10 10:15
This is a beautiful view and you have composed the photo very elegantly from between the branches of trees. While the lawn is still as green as in summer the trees are starting to get their autumn colours. We don't see the castle up close but even from here it looks beautiful and very romantic. The colours are superb and very well saturated.
SnapRJW (23602) 2013-10-10 10:31
Hello Krzysztof - This is a change from your interiors and I have to say a delight to see. The composition is very clever as the border of dark foliage and then the cluster of autumn coloured trees all bring one's eye to rest on the castle. Excellent shot. Warm regards Rosemary
PaulVDV (17243) 2013-10-10 10:37
The beautiful fall colours of the trees in the park are the perfect setting for your presentation of this castle.
Well framed with the darker branches at both sides of the picture.
Best regards, Paul
Noel_Byrne (13314) 2013-10-10 11:06
A very magical scene, the casltle being the star but framing it with the trees is a brilliant idea, and the colors are so vivid, like a dream. This is enhanced by the beautiful wispy sky too, this could be a painting!
All the best
papagolf21 (79548) 2013-10-10 11:38
Oh ! magnifique chÔteau placÚ dans un Úcrin de verdure aux couleurs automnales.
Superbe prise de vue.
Le cadrage est parfait.
mesutilgim (72978) 2013-10-10 12:17
Hello dear Krzysztof,
Something different in your gallery ; an amazing capture with perfect pov and layout.
A perfect TE entry with many good and usefull notes.
TFS and best regards
tedesse (24000) 2013-10-10 13:42
Pieknie prezentuje sie goluchowsko palac w jesiennej scenerii. Super POV i kompozycja.
Cos ostatnio jestem zniechecony:(
adramad (30905) 2013-10-10 15:25
Resplendent with beautiful forest view and that beautiful castle, which focuses our attention, and beautiful fall colors in the trees beside the castle.
Ideal range of colors, natural tones.
Very good light and sharpness.
Very well done. I love it.
Have a nice day.
fabbs99 (11102) 2013-10-10 23:30
I like the contrast and the high quality of your image. Very pleasant colours and an interesting note.Very well done.
danos (78112) 2013-10-11 0:12
dreamily the view as the presentation of the castle that is exist in this fascinating place. The lot of the surrounding trees make the image even more effective.
mkamionka (27069) 2013-10-15 3:33
bardzo mi sie podoba ten zamek i mam do niego sentyment poniewaz kiedys zona zabrala mnie tam na spacer - niespodzianke. Niestety moje zdjecia zrobione byly kompaktem w czasach przedcyfrowkowych.
Ja jak wiesz jestem pocztowkowcem wiec pewnie sfotografowalbym to znacznie blizej ale Twoja praca jest bardziej oryginalna. Szeroki kat pozwolil Ci na wlaczenie galezi ktore daja bardzo ciekawy framing ze wszystkich stron, plus ciekawe niebo i jesienna szata roslinnosci - w sumie znakomita praca.
- Copyright: Krzysztof Dera (Fis2) (76958)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-10-10
- Categories: Nature, Architecture
- Camera: Canon EOS 30D, Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM, Hoya HMC SUPER UV M77
- Exposure: f/10.0, 1/250 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2013-10-10 8:24